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Do you have to have a Laserjet printer to make decals

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Nope - Alps Micro Dry printers do a superb job printing decals (including white and metallic inks).

Also, unless the laser printer prints a white undercoat then your laser-printed color decals will be translucent and only look good if applied to a white color surface.  Ink jet printers can also be used, but the ink is water-soluble.  You need to use special decal paper and, then seal the ink with a clear lacquer to prevent water from washing it away.  And the same as with laser printer applies here - if printed on clear decal paper, color decal images will be translucent (because the inks of those printers are designed to be printed on white paper for proper color rendition)

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58 minutes ago, peteski said:

Nope - Alps Micro Dry printers do a superb job printing decals (including white and metallic inks).

Also, unless the laser printer prints a white undercoat then your laser-printed color decals will be translucent and only look good if applied to a white color surface.  Ink jet printers can also be used, but the ink is water-soluble.  You need to use special decal paper and, then seal the ink with a clear lacquer to prevent water from washing it away.  And the same as with laser printer applies here - if printed on clear decal paper, color decal images will be translucent (because the inks of those printers are designed to be printed on white paper for proper color rendition)

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You're welcome. I should have mentioned that that black ink is opaque on all the printers. So if you only need black lettering or images, those will show up properly on any color background.

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