Digital Printing on Rough Surfaces


UV printing on stainless steel mug

Getting ink to adhere to rough surfaces is often challenging, creating a less than ideal finished print. Rough surfaces such as rigid plastics and textured vinyl can create a strong visual statement, especially if printed properly.

Today’s UV technology offers vibrant full-color printing on rough and unique surfaces such as plastic, glass, stainless steel, aluminum, wood, and more.

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UV printing quality continues to improve with advancements in technology. In addition to the UV printer itself, there are several surface treatments and pre-printing preparation techniques that can be done to improve overall results.

The following article explores various techniques for Getting Great Results on Rigid Plastics.

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