13th July 2022
Get To Know Digital Print
With the latest digital investment now up and ready for business at Caps Cases lets take a minute to get to know digital print in more detail.
What is digital print?
Digital printing is a modern method of production that makes prints from electronic files. It involves artwork being created on a computer and then printed directly onto corrugated cardboard.
Digital printing is an alternative to lithography, flexography and others – it eliminates many of the mechanical steps required for conventional printing, such as colour proofs and making print plates.
Why choose digital print?
High Quality: Digital print offers impressive quality and consistency over the other print options, as well as intensely vibrant colours and sharp imagery.
Speed: There are fewer steps in the printing process, and as a result, the final product can be delivered quicker.
Cost Effective: Because printing plates are not required, there is less investment involved to set up a single job.
Less waste: Digital printing requires no water for cleaning and there is very little ink and board wasted during setup.
Less energy: Up to 35% lower energy consumption than with flexo printing and virtually no VOC emissions.
Recyclable: Digital print uses fully recyclable and repulpable inks.
What type of finish does it achieve?
When speaking to us be sure to discuss the overall finish you are looking for.
- Gloss – coated liners and primer creates a high gloss finish.
- Matte – printed on uncoated liner and without primer to give a flat, matte finish.
- Satin – uncoated liners and a primer produce a soft sheen finish.
- Spot gloss – white ink is used in some areas of an image when printing on uncoated liners to create a matte/gloss contrast.
To find out more about switching your packaging to digital print contact us on email@example.com