Road signs being printed digitally.

Digital Sign Printing

Design. Print. Done.

Every sign shop is different. We can help you find the digital printing platform that meets your production needs. 3M has partnered with multiple established digital printer manufacturers to give you options. These platforms have been thoroughly tested to provide you the peace of mind that your traffic signs will be made to standard and last for years. Start making traffic signs backed by the trusted 3M™ MCS™ Warranty for Traffic.


The Printers

A robust portfolio of printers, giving you the flexibility to choose the ultimate printing solution for your business.
A large grey digital sign printer with a road sign being printed.

Durst Rho 163 TS | HS

A dark grey digital sign printer with printed signs sitting on its flatbed.

EFI H1625-RS

A wide grey digital sign printer.

HP Latex 1500

A digital sign printer with a sheet printed that has a variety of road signs.

HP Latex 365

Productivity
275 ft²/hr, 25 m²/hr
550 ft²/hr, 50 m²/hr
200 ft²/hr, 18 m²/hr 99 ft²/hr, 9m²/hr
198 ft²/hr, 18 m²/hr
96 ft²/hr, 8m²/hr
Production
Roll-to-Roll
Flatbed
Roll-to-Roll
Flatbed
Roll-to-Roll
Dual Roll
Roll-to-Roll
Colour Specification
ASTM ASTM ASTM ASTM
Inks
3M™ Piezo InkJet 8900UV Series 3M™ Piezo InkJet 8900UV Series HP Series 881 HP Series 831/871
Ink Colours
CMYK R,B CMYK R,B CMYK Lc, Lm CMYK Lc, Lm
Ink Volume
3 L 1 L (2 bottle/case) 5 L 775 ml
RIP Software
Caldera GrandRIP+ EFI Fiery XF RIP FlexiPRINT & CUT Authorized 3M Traffic Edition L 1500 FlexiPRINT Authorized 3M™ Traffic Edition
Sheeting Compatibility
  • 3M™ Diamond Grade™ DG3 Prismatic Digital Sheeting
  • 3M™ High Intensity Prismatic Digital Sheeting
  • 3M™ Advanced Flexible Engineer Grade Reflective Sheeting
  • 3M™ Diamond Grade™ DG3 Prismatic Digital Sheeting
  • 3M™ High Intensity Prismatic Digital Sheeting
  • 3M™ Advanced Flexible Engineer Grade Reflective Sheeting
  • 3M™ Diamond Grade™ DG3 Reflective Sheeting
  • High Intensity Prismatic Reflective Sheeting
  • 3M™ Advanced Flexible Engineer Grade Reflective Sheeting
  • 3M™ Diamond Grade™ DG3 Reflective Sheeting
  • High Intensity Prismatic Reflective Sheeting
  • 3M™ Advanced Flexible Engineer Grade Reflective Sheeting
3M™MCS™ Warranty for Traffic
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    3M™ MCS™ Warranty for Traffic

    To qualify for a specific 3M™ MCS™ Warranty for Traffic, using the correct ink, RIP Software, Overlay and Sheeting is needed.

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Clear Overlay Film
Ink
Reflective Film
Substrate

Talk to a representative to choose the right printer and review warranty details.


Advantages of digital traffic sign printing

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    Expand opportunities for reflective sign applications

    Print intricate designs, multi-coloured images and logos, variable messages, and security marks – features that aren’t always practical for traditional sign-making processes.

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    Guarantee performance

    Finished products using 3M digital print sheeting, inks, protective overlay films and qualified digital sign printers are protected by our warranties.

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    Improve workflow

    Quick printing speeds and instant-curing inks keep large production runs and labour at a minimum so your bottom line can thrive.

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    Use a cleaner solution

    Instant-curing inks allow for immediate lamination, keeping the shop and workers free of messy inks.


Digital printing resources

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Five benefits of digital printing for traffic signs

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