What is UV printing used for?

Using UV printing technology, it’s possible to print unique designs, images, text and even textures directly onto a vast range of materials or products. For example, VersaUV printers are widely used for product personalisation and for offering your customers something totally different from the average printed product.

What is the purpose of UV printing?

Using UV printing technology, it’s possible to print unique designs, images, text and even textures directly onto a vast range of materials or products. For example, VersaUV printers are widely used for product personalisation and for offering your customers something totally different from the average printed product.

Where is UV ink used?

UV ink is designed to be used on a wide range of applications from plastic, glass, metal, and wood to other non-traditional substrates such as garments.

Can you make money with a UV printer?

You can make money with a UV printer by understanding your business purpose and client base. It is also essential to take advantage of marketing opportunities in your area to access and establish a connection with potential local customers, helping you grow in the long term.

What is UV coating printing?

UV coating, or ultraviolet coating, is a very glossy, shiny liquid coating applied to a printed paper surface and cured on a printing press or special machine using ultraviolet light. The coating hardens, or cures when it is exposed to the ultra violet radiation.

Can UV printer print on paper?

Typically, UV printers can print on paper packages, but they can also be used for other applications like electrical UV ink curing, keyboard and phone key printing, and plastic PC printing.

What type of ink does a UV printer use?

UV Printing is a form of digital printing that uses ultra-violet ink. As the printer distributes the ink on the material (known as “substrate”) specially designed UV lights cure and dry it instantly.

How much does UV printing cost?

Media1-2499 sq ft2500-9999 sq ft
Minimum Charge (Includes Setup)$25.00$1.67
Price per sq ft (Plus substrate, if substrate is purchased from us)$2.00$1.75
Price per sq ft (Plus substrate, if substrate is purchased elsewhere)$2.50$2.25
Setup charge for panels under 16 sq ft$10.00 per panel$2.25

Does UV printing use ink?

UV printing is a form of digital printing that uses ultra-violet lights to dry or cure ink as it is printed. As the printer distributes ink on the surface of a material (called a “substrate”), specially designed UV lights follow close behind, curing – or drying – the ink instantly.

What can UV printers print?

UV has a wide range of substrates that can be printed on like glass, metal, wood, plastics, ceramics and many more. Depending on if the product is ridged or flexible a ridged or flexi ink can be used with printers like the FreeJet 330UV. With other printers you may only find the ridged ink option.

Is UV printing expensive?

LED-UV inks tend to be more expensive than conventional inks, however, the cost of ink typically represents only 1% – 2% of the total cost of any print job. Plus, there are several factors that offset the additional cost.

Is UV printing waterproof?

Is UV coating waterproof? No, UV coating is not waterproof, but it is water resistant. UV coating shouldn’t be confused with other types of paper finishing processes, such as aqueous coating and lamination.

Can UV printer print on glass?

There are two methods for digital printing on glass: UV-curable printing, and digital ceramic printing. Digital UV printing technology uses organic inks and employs ultraviolet light to cure (dry) the ink on the glass surface. The technology enables unlimited color combinations.

How fast is UV printing?

Different UV printing models, such as the wide-format UV printer, have high sealing capabilities. Depending on the printing machine model you pick, you can produce between 500 and 1,800 every hour.

Is UV printing good?

However, one of the main advantages of UV printing is the quality of the printing results. Printing done on a UV printer is much better quality, as the ink does not have a chance to absorb or spread due to the rapid drying time.

Is UV ink harmful?

Exposure to UV radiation, even limited, will cause acute, abnormal redness on normal skin. In certain people exposure to UV inks may result in skin sensitization – an allergic reaction that can manifest itself at any time in some people.

Does UV printing last?

UV printing can last for at least 2 years without experiencing any fading.

Can you UV print on metal?

To create exquisite metal aluminum prints, you need an intelligent UV metal sheet printing machine, which can direct print on metal sheets. With outstanding performance, YOTTA UV flatbed printers are able to do this for you, and deliver excellent printing results and high ink adhesion on metal plate.


Videos

Introduction to Template Based UV Printing

Small Format UV Printer Possibilities | Printing on Toilet Seats

Advantages of UV printing (UV vs Eco solvent vs Latex)


Other Articles

How long does it take to 3D print a prosthetic arm?

How do I use Prusa MMU2S?

How many extruders can a 3D printer have?

Can you 3D print with PTFE?

What can you do with a dental 3D printer?