Being in the graphics industry for over 30 years, I have occasionally come across requests for information on antimicrobial coatings and films. In the past, I pushed these off by saying I did not have any knowledge and moved onto an area I knew more about.
However, with the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, hospital and public space cleanliness concerns, and increases in infections, the times have changed. It is now necessary to learn more about antimicrobial agents, and how they may affect our lives by reducing and eliminating viruses, bacteria, fungi, etc. What are some of these products, how do they work, and how do we understand them at a very basic level?Read More
When creating and installing adhesive backed vinyl or film graphics, it is important to understand what warranty coverage is available. Everyone expects the products they purchase to perform to their expectations, but understanding which companies provide warranties, and what those warranties are, is important should you have a product issue. The following covers some basic elements of warranties, and how end use performance is typically covered by a digital media manufacturer.Read More