Vinyl Printing and Cutting

Vinyl Printing and Cutting

The vinyl printer & cutter is a large format inkjet printer that can be used to print graphics, apparel, labels, decals, signs, displays, posters, vehicle graphics, art, and wall décor using three types of vinyl media.

Using the Vinyl Printer and Cutter

Christchurch City Libraries has a Roland BN-20 printer located in the makerspace on Level 4, Auahatanga, Tūranga. The printer is available during our creative drop-in sessions, by requesting a one-on-one session, or during select programming.

  • General session, Thursdays at 10am to 12noon
  • Youth Creative Time, including 3D printing, for ages 12-25: Fridays 4pm to 5.30 pm​

There is a Roland BN-20A available at South Learning Centre.

If none of these times suit then you can use our Book a Librarian form to arrange a time that suits you to get one-on-one help.

Tūranga, Auahatanga | Creativity, Level 4

Creative Times at Tūranga

South Library

Technical specifications

The Roland prints on three types of roll-fed media:

  • Sticker vinyl
  • Heat transfer vinyl
  • Wall decal vinyl

Design constraints

The maximum printing area is approximately 465 mm wide by any length. Files should be saved as PDFs.

If you wish to cut your design to a specific shape a cutline must be supplied with the print file. We can show you how to set this up correctly in the design software available in our computer lab.

Prices

The cost of each vinyl print (including ink) is:

  • Sticker vinyl - $15 per metre
  • Heat transfer vinyl (for heat pressing onto fabric) - $35 per metre
  • Wall decal vinyl - $25 per metre

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