How to correctly print the varnish effect on the flatbed print

  • Hello everyone, this is an article about UV flat-panel varnish. It will tell you the difference between varnish and non-varnish and how to print the varnish effect correctly with actual cases. I hope this article can help more customers who want to know the effect of flatbed printer printing varnish.

    Varnish, as the name implies, is bright and shiny. It is precisely that a layer of oily varnish is printed on the sample printed by the uv printer, which makes the original humorous and dim sample add more oily brilliance, and makes the sample more vivid and energetic. The surface of the varnish sample will look much darker than the varnished sample, so this is the reason why the varnish is needed. In addition to the more beautiful printing effect of the flatbed printer, it feels more high-end.
    So how can I use an ordinary uv flatbed printer to produce a varnish effect when printing?
    To use a UV printer to print varnish, you also need to optimize the picture in the drawing software ps (photoshop). After the picture is processed, the color mode is adjusted to CMYK mode. After all this is done, we will You can start to channel the picture, and the varnish also needs to enter the channel to do it.
    In the picture management system, hold down Ctrl and click on the processed picture, then load the picture, and then load the channel, and then click the drop-down sign in the upper right corner. There is a new spot color channel. After opening, we should pay attention to the name. The name here is different from the channel processing of white ink in normal pictures. The channel processing of varnish is based on white ink and a number "1" should be added at the end, but it should be noted that the initial letter is the same as the white ink channel processing. They are all capital letters.
    After finishing it, click OK and you will find that a red layer with the same size as the picture appears on top of the picture just like after the white ink channel is done. We click to save the tif format, and then start the next step of processing.

    The white ink printing in the uv flatbed printer is different in that the varnish printing on the sharp image tool needs to open the white ink and special ink in the lower left corner of the page after adding the job when the sharp image is added, and then there will be two channels in it, click For the second channel White2, select the corresponding drop-down under the method and you will see that there is a varnish name you set in it. Click the varnish name and then click submit at the bottom.

    After the flatbed printer varnish mode is processed, we can start preparing to print on the uv flatbed machine. When printing, select the mode to print in spot color mode, then the final printed effect will be the same as the effect we want to get on the sample. There will be a layer of very shiny varnish that looks very nice.

    In this issue, do you understand the correct way to print varnish effects on uv printers? The actual uv flatbed printer operator will find in the operation process, in fact, the printing varnish on the universal flatbed printer and the ordinary non-printing varnish are roughly the same in operation, but there may be a few more steps in the specific operation, but it is Those few details can immediately make a product with a dim color become smooth and moisturized with a three-dimensional effect.