Large Format Printer/Vinyl Cutter

This piece of equipment is a printer/cutter machine. It offers integrated printing and contour cutting, which allows you to print and cut at the same time. It can be used to print and cut items such as die-cut labels and stickers, banners, signs, wall graphics, etc.

How can I use the large format printer/vinyl cutter at the I-Create Lab?

Patrons who wish to use the large format printer/vinyl cutter must present a SandDollar card or a valid ID. They must also complete a safety orientation session. The orientation session covers the basic operation of the printer/cutter, basic tools and techniques to create the artwork files, safety practices and the I-Create Lab printer/vinyl cutter policies. Patrons must be 18 years or older. Patrons must sign an I-Create Waiver form. When the patron is ready to print, they must speak with an I-Create staff member so that they can assist them with the printer.

Patrons must make a reservation to utilize the large format printer.  Use the link below to schedule a reservation.

Large Format Printer Reservations

What type of printer/vinyl cutter does the I-Create Lab have?

Roland TrueVis SG 54" Printer

The I-Create Lab has a Roland TrueVIS SG-540

Width: 8.3 to 54 in

Thickness:

  • Maximum 39 mil (1.0 mm) with liner for printing
  • Maximum 16 mil (0.4 mm) with liner and 9 mil (0.22 mm) without liner for cutting

Colors: CMYK

Printing resolution: Maximum 900 x 900 dpi

Software: VersaWorks Dual RIP

Roland Website

Cost

The cost is derived from the cost of the material plus the cost of the ink per square foot. Sales tax will be added to all purchases, unless the patron can provide a tax-exempt form.

There will be a charge of $3.00 per linear foot for students, faculty & staff.

There will be a charge of $4.50 per linear foot for community users.

Materials

The I-Create Lab will have the following materials available for printing

  • Premium Matte Paper
  • Clear Calendared Vinyl, Permanent Adhesive
  • Gloss Calendared Vinyl, Permanent Adhesive
  • Light Weight Banner Vinyl
  • Matte Calendared Vinyl, Permanent Adhesive