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UV Printing

Ultraviolet (UV) printing is a process of printing using UV ink rather than traditional ink. Traditional inks are solvent based and dry by allowing the solvent to vaporise and get absorbed into the substrate. UV ink on the other hand dries out instantly when exposed to ultraviolet light, cutting down the need of any costly coating to help it dry off, thus enabling faster turnaround time. As fixed by photochemical processes, it can easily dry on plastic and other non-porous substrates and produces a vibrant appeal since the ink has no time to soak into the stock. Another big advantage is lesser emissions of volatile organic compounds into the environment because there is no evaporation of the solvent contents like with traditional inks.

UV printing equipment suitable for promotional products printing