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The Advantages of UV Coating in Printing

UV Coating is the term used for the glossy liquid coating applied to a printed paper surface, giving it shine and an eye-catching look. The coating is cured on a printing press using ultraviolet light and is commonly used for postcards, business cards and presentation folders as it offers a luxurious, dramatic look. Alongside it’s intriguing appearance, there are many benefits to using UV Coating.

Used across a variety of industries, this process is a great way to draw attention to designs, as well as being durable and efficient.

So, what are the advantages of UV Coating?

  • Luxurious Finish – When used with dark colours such as deep blue shades and black, UV Coating can give the impression of being wet. This design is incredibly popular as it not only looks different, but very professional and luxurious too. For companies who want a more sophisticated image for their branding, UV Coating is perfect.
  • Fantastic Abrasion Resistance – For pieces that are going to be posted or handed out, as well as a professional look, they must also be durable as they may have a long way to travel before they reach their destination. UV Coating resists smudging and retains its original state due to its hard finish and high-quality.
  • Environmentally Friendly – UV Coating is free of solvents and does not emit volatile organic compounds or VOCs when cured. This is a great service to offer if you have clients who are environmentally conscious.
  • Increases Process Efficiency – As well as being luxurious, resistant and environmentally friendly, this fantastic coating increasing productivity with it’s fast drying time, helping you meet deadlines quicker and ship orders sooner.

BBR Graphics are refurbished printer specialists based in Ossett, Wakefield. If you have any questions about our services or are seeking a UV Coater Printer for your company, call us today on 01924 263339 or click here.

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