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Difference between UV print and ordinary print
07-05-2021 17:30:15

What is the difference between UV printing and ordinary printing ? As a professional Chinese printing factory, we will talk about it for you below:


The process is different


1. Ordinary printing: it is a technology to transfer the ink to the surface of paper, fabric, plastic, leather and other materials through plate making, ink application, pressure and other processes to copy the original contents in batches.

2. UV printing: it is a kind of printing process which can dry and solidify the ink by UV in book printing. It needs to combine the ink containing photosensitizer with UV curing lamp.


Different technical characteristics

1. Ordinary printing: in addition to the use of conventional ink, the use of other special ink (such as anti-counterfeiting ink) printing methods can almost be classified into the scope of special book printing. Such as the use of glass, ceramic, enamel printing ink, metal printing ink, anti-counterfeiting ink, heat transfer and water transfer ink, conductive ink for printing.


2. UV printing: the amount of UV printing ink is equivalent to the traditional four-color printing process: less waste of UV ink.


The application of UV printing is one of the most important contents in printing industry. Deep processing of packaging products such as: hot stamping, lamination, embossing and various glazing applications have been very common in book printing process, in which special effect glazing has become a trend.


The rise of a variety of glazing technology is largely due to the development of technology and the configuration of printing press. In the folding carton printing of cosmetics and cigarette packets, sheet fed offset press occupies an absolute advantage. For those special parts that offset printing is difficult to complete, it can be realized by screen printing or sheet gravure printing.

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