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Laser Waterslide Decal Paper
Why are the images torn apart when printing / why did the toner smear like it was a ink from a inkjet printer
This can happen if the temperature of fusing system applied was too low. This issue can be fixed by choosing the correct paper option (i.e. Thick Glossy Photo Paper or similar) when printing.
The candle decal paper sticks to any kind of candle surfaces very well as long as they are flat. However, as it is fragile, it is designed for small size decals and gets harder to use as the decal size gets bigger.
It was ok before but the laser waterslide decal film is melting and sticking in the heat roller (fuser)
It seems the fuser of your printer gets too hot when printing. I would suggest you to change the paper option. Try ‘thick glossy paper’ first, and if you have the same issue again, then try ‘normal paper’ which will produce lower temperature.
Can one airbrush enamel clearcoat (Tamiya) over laser waterslide decals after application to a model, or should I use acrylic clear coat?
Yes you can apply enamel clear coat or polyurethane spray coat to laser waterslide decal paper. A comment from my customer, ‘Further my enquiry, I tried Tamiya clear enamel, thinned 1:1 with Tamiya enamel thinners. I covered the Laser decals with 3 light coats using my airbrush. The decals held up extremely well, with no shrinking, distortion or any other adverse reaction. I am very impressed with your product’
Yes, you can use clear polyurethane spray which is available at Bunnings or local paint shops.
I am looking to make some decals for my model trains with my colour laser printer. What would I need?
or if you prefer real thin decals and the size of your decals is not bigger than 2x2cm, you can use https://drdecalmrhyde.com/shop/super-thin-laser-waterslide-decal-paper-international-customers-australia/
Any laser printer which can handle 200gsm or thicker should be ok. However, if your budget allows, I would recommend Fuji Xerox 405D which is very reliable and heavy duty one. Sometimes you can find a special deal if you keep monitoring ebay
What is the best waterslide paper you can supply to use on a painted motorbike petrol tank before clearcoating?
If you have an access to a (large format) solvent printer, I’d recommend the solvent waterslide decal paper. If you don’t, the laser waterslide decal paper is the 2nd best option https://drdecalmrhyde.com/shop/laser-waterslide-decal-paper/
And if the colour of the tank is dark, you will have to use white toner/ink printer. If you don’t have one, you will have to ask someone else to print for you
I’m looking for waterslide decal paper that I can use in my OKI LED printer. Do any of your papers withstand very high temps?
All of our laser waterslide decal products are working well with OKI printers including OKI7411WT, OKI9411WT, OKIC610 and OKIC810.
would recommend you our matte finish waterslide decal paper https://drdecalmrhyde.com/shop/laser-waterslide-decal-paper/
You can apply polyurethane overcoat on top to protect it.