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A Print Onto Glass Is A Great Option For Advertising

A print onto glass may be one option for a company for advertising the business, or for other purposes. It can be made from a digital image, photo, or artwork. They can be custom done products, or use stock images and be available off the shelf. There are a few methods to choose from when it comes to this choice.  The pros and cons of these methods need to be examined in order to come to a well thought out conclusion.

One such method is the screen printing method, which is among the most popular options. With this option, there are two primary ways to apply the image: transferring and directly. With transferring, the work is initially printed onto paper, and is then moved to the glass by way of a cover layer. With direct image making, on the other hand, the work goes straight on to the finished material. Using one of these options to print onto glass relies on the use of a mesh screen stretched over a frame. The stencil design goes on the screen, and then the ink only passes through where the stencil is not blocking it. The stencil application can be done directly or indirectly, and while one needs photosensitive emulsion, the other option could be as simple as a piece of cut out paper.

Another method that can be used to print onto glass is a digital one, and finished products utilizing this method may last a lifetime. Advancing technologies are offering new options and opportunities for this industry. These can be quite cost-efficient when compared to other alternatives. Air-brushing and ink-jet technologies appear to be the most promising. Expenses with this choice can be significantly less than when done with other methods, especially in circumstances where the customer wants only small runs of work. The ink-jet technique is rather similar to the same technique on paper, although of course there are going to be some requirements for much larger sheets than one might need with paper. As the material can be both heavy and fragile, improvements in the technology for dealing with those issues can be quite helpful. UV-curable inks can allow for a rapidly curing end product, without necessitating long drying periods.

Clearly, one must investigate the options in order to know what methods are out there for this technology. Also, in addition to the technology, one must consider the applications available for this method. With new and ever-advancing technologies, the applications are only going to continue to increase.  A print onto glass can be used as simply a residential or commercial piece of artwork, similar to hanging a work of art on canvas, but with a modern twist.  Such a product could be used in a number of different places for a number of different things.  In addition to a modern update to a classic art display, these could also be used as an advertisement in place of just about any glass option in the business.  This is a very popular way to display a company logo and hours of business on a door or window.  It can also be a way to spruce up shower doors or front doors on a home. Nearly anything one can think of can be spruced up with an appropriate print onto glass.

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