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What are glass prints?


Glass Prints are a product unlike any other...they are simply stunning! Your digital image or artwork will come alive with a chic modern edge that will look incredible day after day. Glass prints are strong, durable yet inexpensive and will be a beautiful transformation to any wall. With digital ceramic printing in-glass, you can print any design and any color in glass, with complete predictability, repeatability and ceramic ink durability.




What is the difference between digital ceramic printing on glass and traditional/screen printing?


The limitations of screen printing which is: • Limited to up to 6 colors • Requires purchasing, maintaining and storing screens • High ink wastage • Low printing accuracy With digital ceramic printing in-glass, you can print any design and any color in glass, with complete predictability, repeatability and ceramic ink durability. Ceramic inks are non-toxic. Ceramic printed glass is fully recyclable.




How heavy will a pane of glass be at (“x”) size?


The weight of a finished piece of glazing can be found out using the following equation: Width x height x thickness x 2.5kg Example: Glazing Item 1 = 600mm x 900mm at 4mm Thickness (0.600 x 0.900 x 4 x 2.5) = 5.4kg Example: Glazing Item 2 = 1.2M x 700mm at 6mm Thickness (1.2 x 0.700 x 6 x 2.5) = 12.6kg




What is so special about digital ceramic printing in-glass and how is it different from any other digital printing on glass?


The digital ceramic ink provides long-lasting, vivid colors that are fused into the glass for outstanding durability, even in extreme conditions: • Ceramic inks offer unmatched resistance to scratching, acid, UV and weather, ensuring long-lasting vivid colors. • During the tempering process, the inks are fused directly into the glass so that the printed image lasts as long as the glass. In all other digital printing, the ink is printed on top of the tempered glass and does not fuse into the glass. • Ceramic inks are compliant with the demanding industry standards for quality and durability.




How long does a digital ceramic printed image last?


The digital ceramic printing solution ensures long lasting printed images, which do not fade nor change in color, with absolute durability for many decades.




What is the best way to clean printed glass? Is it sensitive to chemicals?


The digital ceramic printing on glass provides high resistance to chemicals. So the glass can be cleaned like any other glass.




What are the different types of printing on glass?


There are 3 major printing on glass techniques: a. Traditional screen printing using ceramic ink b. Digital printing using UV ink c. Digital printing using ceramic ink




Can you print on shapes?


Yes, we can print on oval, circular, triangular, or any odd shapes.