Personalization the items and things have become more famous these days. There are different ideas to personalize the things that we use. Due to the advanced technologies there are different ways to personalize the things in a decorative or creative way. One of the best and effective way of personalizing the things on own is water transfer which is otherwise called as hydrographic printing. This is quite older method but has become famous these days as many people find this as best method and an easy way of personalizing. Using this method, the items such as plates, clocks, mugs, drinking glasses and many other things.
Easy Method of Hydrographic Printing Process
One of the major reason to choose this method is easiness. Yes, it is easy and can be practiced and done by any people without hassles. Using this method, you can bring the best designs on any object on own at the comfort of your home. Paper towels, scissors, water release decals, water, cotton swabs and clear gloss are enough to make printing using this technology. First of all you have to make the design using paper cut or you may print the design on the decal paper and then soak it in water.
Printing on Object
Using hydrographic printing, the patterns such as abstract or floral designs and many other things can be printed. The designs can be applied on objects of different shapes. The object that has a base coat can be submerged in water will be used in this to dip. The items such as camouflage items, hunting equipment and accessories, dashboards and automotive parts are some of the items on which this printing can be done. This is how various manufacturers decorate on their designed products. First of all clean the item on which you are going to bring the design, then apply the base coat. Then dip the pattern which is going to be applied on the item and rinse it and dry. Clear the coat.
Films and Colors of Hydrographic Printing Process
There are hundreds of films used for water printing so you can choose any kind of image or the pattern that you wish. The images may be animal, symbols, metal, royalty designs, hunting images, stone and marble and also metals. The objects will be applied with base color coat mostly. Variety of water based prints in different colors is available hence make sure that you can use any kind of color but it will be based on the base coat and also the pattern or the image.
The film used in the hydrographic is placed carefully on the surface of the water. Actually the clear film will be water soluble so as it is placed on the water surface, the pattern will be floating on the water as the film will dissolve in the water. Due to the surface tension, the pattern will curve according to the shape of any surface. The remaining residue should be rinsed off completely then as the ink glued well, it should be allowed to get dry. After perfect quality checking, the object that is printed with patterns or designs can be coated for glossy appearance and also to protect the coating.
Complete Process of Hydrodipping