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Advantages and disadvantages of common technologies for water transfer printing

Author: Site Editor     Publish Time: 2021-12-23      Origin: Site

Principles of water transfer printing skills:

There are two types of water transfer skills, one is water mark transfer skills, and the other is water drape transfer skills.

The former mainly completes the transfer of text and pictures, while the latter tends to perform a perfect transfer on the entire product surface. Cubic Transfer uses a water-soluble film that is easy to dissolve in water to carry graphics and text. Because the water coating film has excellent tension, it is easy to wrap around the shape of the product


With pictures and text layers, the appearance of the product is like spray paint to get a world-wide difference in appearance. It is covered on workpieces of any shape to deal with the problem of three-dimensional product printing for manufacturers. Surface coating can also add different textures to the product appearance, such as leather, wood, jade, marble, etc., and it can also avoid the vacant positions that often appear in general layout printing. And in the printing process, because the appearance of the product does not need to touch the printing film, it can prevent damage to the appearance and integrity of the product.


Water transfer is a specially chemically treated film. After printing the desired color texture, it is sent horizontally on the surface of the water. Using the effect of water pressure, the color texture image is evenly transferred to the surface of the product. Actively dissolved in water, after washing and drying, a layer of transparent maintenance coating is applied. At this time, the product has shown a world of difference visual effect.


Advantages of water transfer printing:

(1) Beauty: You can transfer any natural texture, photos, and graphics files to the product, so that the product has the color of the scenery you want.

(2) Innovation: Water transfer technology can overcome the problems of messy shapes and dead corners that cannot be produced by general traditional printing and thermal transfer, pad printing, screen printing, and exterior coating.

(3) Extensiveness: Applicable to the appearance printing of hardware, plastics, leather, glass, ceramics, wood and other products (cloth and paper are not applicable). Because of its beauty, versatility, and innovation, it has a value-added effect on the processed products.

(4)Individualization: do whatever you want, I shape and shape, and any picture is up to you.

(5) High efficiency: No need to make a plate, directly print out the picture, and transfer immediately (the whole process can be completed in only 30 minutes, which is most suitable for proofing).

(6) Superiority: fast proofing, curved surface printing, personalized color drawing and non-paper and cloth printed matter with small volume and many pictures.

Disadvantages: Water transfer printing skills also have limitations, that is, its transfer graphics are easily deformed, which is related to the shape of the product and the nature of the water transfer film itself. At the same time, the price is higher, and the more complicated the process, the higher the price.


Water transfer printing market development:

(1) Shopping mall space for water transfer impression art: According to statistics, the digital impression mall has 300 billion yuan a year, and a small county has tens of millions of yuan in shopping malls, and all the technical functions of image manufacturing, water transfer printing skills If it can be done, the era of water transfer printing and digital impression printing has arrived. The huge market space hides countless business opportunities. Seizing the first opportunity is the unchanging law of the market. People of insight will not miss the opportunity. Those who will be able to achieve success.


The principle of water transfer printing: all people and all digital impression applications.

The most consuming groups: student groups; wedding groups; tourist groups; elderly groups.

Local areas with the most affairs: schools nearby; attractions; photo studios.

The most profitable business: group buying business, group manufacturing business.

(2) Development of water transfer impression shopping malls: one is to do post-production for the photo studio; the other is to make on-site orders; the third is to develop group shopping malls such as various social events, office environment improvement, and gifts for enterprises and institutions; four It is the decoration of hotels, guesthouses and other places.

(3) Matters needing attention in the water transfer printing market: the planning should be innovative, the type introduction should be in line with the emotion expressed by the customer, consistent with the surrounding environment, and the manufacturing requirements must be precise and the price must be high.

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