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Full Colour UV Printing on compendiums

Ordering Compendiums - full colour UV prints Onto Custom Branded Compendiums

What is Full Colour UV Printing on compendiums?

What is UV printing?

You’re in the right place, we offer UV digital printing onto compendiums!!

UV printing is a type of digital printing that uses ultraviolet (UV) light-curable inks. In UV printing, the ink is cured or dried instantly by exposing it to intense UV light, producing sharp, high-quality images with accurate color reproduction. This process allows for fast production speeds and high efficiency, making it ideal for printing on a variety of materials, including most types of material involved withe compendiums manufacturing.

Compared to traditional printing methods such as offset printing, UV printing offers several advantages, including:

  • High-quality and vibrant printing: UV inks produce sharp, bright, and durable images, making it ideal for printing products that require high-quality visuals.
  • Versatility: UV printing can be used to print on a wide range of materials, including rigid and flexible materials, which makes it ideal for printing on a variety of products.
  • Short production time: The UV curing process allows for fast production times, making it possible to print large quantities in a short amount of time.
  • Environmentally friendly: UV printing does not require the use of solvents or other chemicals that are harmful to the environment, making it a more environmentally friendly printing option.

UV printing advantages –

  1. Durability: UV printing is highly resistant to fading, scratching, and peeling.
  2. Vibrant Colors: UV printing technology produces incredibly vibrant and accurate colors.
  3. Versatility: UV printers can print on a wide range of materials including plastic, metal, glass, and wood.
  4. Quick Drying: UV inks cure instantly under UV light, allowing for fast and efficient printing.
  5. High Resolution: UV printing offers high resolution printing capabilities, making it ideal for printing fine details and small text.
  6. Environmentally Friendly: UV printing does not release solvents into the atmosphere, making it a safer and more environmentally friendly option.

What logo’s are best suited to digital UV printing?

Almost any type of logo can be suited for UV printing, as it has the ability to print high-quality images and text with vivid colors. However, the best logos for UV printing are those with clean lines, high-contrast colors, and simple designs that make the most of the printing technology’s capabilities.

UV digital prints on compendiums?

UV printing onto compendiums refers to the process of printing digital images or designs onto the covers of compendiums using UV light-curable inks. Compendiums are typically made of leather, synthetic leather, or PVC and are used as portfolios, journals, or folders for carrying documents and other materials.

Overall, UV printing is a highly desirable option for printing onto compendium covers, providing high-quality, durable, and efficient printing for a range of branding and promotional applications.

UV printing best practice - what we do?

Here are some best practices we use for UV printing onto compendiums and folders:

  1. Proper surface preparation: We clean and prepare the surface to be printed on to ensure that the ink adheres properly. This may include cleaning, de-greasing, or priming the surface, depending on the material.
  2. File preparation: We make sure that your design files are properly set up for printing, with the correct color modes, resolution, and bleed settings.
  3. Ink management: We make sure that all our UV ink cartridges are filled properly, and replace them as necessary to maintain consistent color quality. We carefully store and handle the inks properly to avoid contamination and deterioration.
  4. Equipment maintenance: We regularly maintain and clean your UV printing equipment to ensure optimal performance and to prevent damage to the print heads and other components.
  5. Quality control: Our team inspect your printed compendiums regularly to ensure that they meet your quality standards, and make adjustments to your process as necessary to correct any issues.
  6. UV light exposure: We also properly expose the ink to UV light to ensure that it cures correctly and to prevent any issues with smudging or rubbing.
  7. Material handling: Handle the printed materials carefully to avoid damage or smudging before the ink has fully cured.

By following these best practices, we can ensure that your UV printing process is efficient, effective, and produces high-quality results.

What logo's are best suited to digital UV printing?

UV digital printing is a high-quality printing process that is suitable for creating durable and long-lasting graphics. When it comes to logos, the best logos for UV digital printing are those that are simple and have clear lines, bold colors, and simple shapes. This is because UV digital printing produces sharp and vivid prints that can highlight the features of your logo.  Complex logos can also be replicated.

When designing a logo for UV digital printing, it is essential to keep the design clean and uncluttered. Avoid using intricate details or gradient colors, as they can appear washed out or unclear when printed using this method. Additionally, logos with small text or fine lines may not print well, as the resolution of UV digital printing may not be sufficient to capture these details accurately.

The ideal format for a logo for UV digital printing is a vector format such as AI, EPS, or PDF with outlines converted. These formats allow for precise scaling and printing at high resolution, ensuring that your logo will look its best when printed. If your logo is in a bitmap format, such as JPG or PNG, it is recommended to have it redrawn as a vector file to ensure the best results.

In conclusion, UV digital printing is an excellent method for printing complex logos that are bold, bright, and long-lasting. By keeping your logo simple and in a vector format, you can ensure that your logo will look its best when printed using this method.

UV experience - what we know

Our head monogram man is Dustin, an expert UV printer with over 10 years’ experience working with compendiums.  No one in Australia has more experience than Dustin, a compendium enthusiast at heart and expert when it comes to any type of decoration of these magnificent pieces of art.  We guarantee every single job – perfection is our goal with displaying your logo every single time.

How much does digital UV print cost to place onto compendiums?

Great question – this one is slightly hard one to explain in one sentence, but lets give you and overview here.  We custom each order for monogramming due to so many variations is pricing.

Example : A clients purchases 25 compendiums, and would like to place a standard size logo on this item.  The cost for this option would be the product price (found on our individual product pages) + $7.00 each, setup $65.00.

We offer the following sizes for UV digital print:

Standard size @ 50 mm x 50 mm

Large size @ 100 mm x 100 mm

Extra large @ 125 mm x 125 mm

For a custom quote, please contact us for pricing.

UV printing setup fees?

Yes, we do charge a setup fee for this process.  For just $65.00 start printing your full colour logo’s today!

Contact us today for more information.

Do you have a MOQ for UV print onto compendiums?

Yes, minimum order for UV print onto compendiums (and other general items we offer) is generally speaking “the lowest quantity” in our pricing tables for individual products, which in turn is just “25” units.  We can go down to 15 units – a small surcharge will apply.  Contact us today for more information.

How logo does is take for UV print take to produce?

We work on a standard 9-10 working days to have your compendiums decorated and delivered to your location.  Need them sooner?  Contact us today for rush orders.

Do you offer a RUSH service UV printing?

Yes we do.  We can provide rush order in just 6-7 working days to have your compendiums decorated and delivered to your location.  Contact us today for rush orders.

Do I need a logo for UV print?

Yes, for this highly specialised print process, we typical need your logo to be supplied in vector art.  If you can’t supply this to Leather Compendiums Australia, please ask and we can redraw your logo with one of our graphics team for a agreed price.

Can You Supply An Art Proof Before My Order Goes Into Production?

Yes, we have to provide you a visual art proof (PDF format) for you to sign (sent electronically) so we have the green light to print your order.  All items will be supplied with separate artworks.

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