What is UV Inkjet Print Technology? (in 100 Words or Less)

What is UV Inkjet Print Technology? (in 100 Words or Less)

Label Printers, 100 Words or Less, Barcode Basics | 14 February 2020

Posted by John Masica

What is UV Inkjet Print Technology? (in 100 Words or Less)

UV inkjet is a special form of inkjet printing that involves special inks and UV light.

Just like typical inkjet print technology, drops of liquid ink are strategically placed onto the media in a waterfall of ink to create the desired image. However, once this step is completed the UV inks are cured under a UV light.

This curing process offers the same color and resolution capabilities of inkjet, with a more durable image that can perform in harsher environments.

This print technology is ideal for short run jobs that require variable data, durability and color.

Check out our blog to learn more about flexographic, digital offset and UV  inkjet printing >

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John Masica

Based in St. Paul, MN, USA, John Masica is Computype’s Technical Support Specialist. Specializing in label printer maintenance and engineering, John is the go-to person for all things label printing. Through his 24 years here at Computype, he has learned many tips and tricks to make your label printing easier and more efficient.