Erasing ptrint lines on digital paper

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Erasing ptrint lines on digital paper

Postby paulseb » Mon Aug 02, 2010 2:56 pm

My Epson1290 occasionally leaves a line on the white border of the 315gsm heavyweight paper I am using [Pinnacle Contour from Paper Spectrum]. It's only just visible but nevertheless spoils an A3 sheet. I've tried white acrylic paint [watered slightly] which is better than gouache but still shows a faint sheen if viewed intentionally against the light.
Any other ideas?
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Re: Erasing print lines on digital paper

Postby paulseb » Mon Aug 02, 2010 7:45 pm

I used to get magenta banding when I first got this 1290 but raising the p-head [as for envelopes] solved that. However I still get tiny bits of banding, especially when the paper fails to 'bite' and the printer starts anyway without the paper going through. There may be deposits of ink which take a couple of sheets to clear. A 'Typex' solution would make the prints .
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Re: Erasing ptrint lines on digital paper

Postby paulseb » Tue Aug 03, 2010 1:29 pm

[quote="bez"]A line at the edge does sound like a head strike. I assume this means that the p-head catches the paper because the latter is 'sitting up' a bit[?].' convex to the coated side by bending the corners back'- means arch the paper backwards to flatten it out?
Meanwhile the scalpel worked perfectly - [should have remembered this as it's a cartoonists' technique for erasing ink!] Thanks.
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