offset printing

Offset Printing

Offset Printing

UV Offset Printing

Diamond utilizes four state-of-the-art offset printing presses to achieve outstanding graphic reproduction.

We print exclusively with UV inks and offer our proprietary Diamond TruCOLOR™ extended color gamut (ECG) technology. We also utilize a variety of standard and specialty UV coatings to protect and enhance your packaging.

UV Inks

UV printing inks are solventless inks which incorporate liquid photopolymers that release free radicals on exposure to large doses of ultra-violet light. The radicals cause the ends to polymerize into a dry resin, eliminating the need for drying time.

UV and Aqueous Coatings

UV coatings are cured, or dried, by exposing the coating to ultraviolet radiation. These coatings offer excellent gloss, chemical, and rub resistance.

Aqueous coatings are approximately 60% water and 40% solids. During the drying process, the liquids evaporate or are absorbed by the substrate, leaving the solids to form a thin film. Aqueous coatings are clear and odorless when dried, and are also available in FDA-approved formulations for use in food packaging.

Sustainability

Printing with UV inks and coatings results in minimal environmental impact:

  • UV ink curing involves 100% solids
  • No solvents or VOC’s (volatile organic compounds) are released into the atmosphere during the curing process
  • UV-cured materials are fully repulpable*
  • UV-cured materials are fully recyclable*

* Beloit Study, 1992

Samples

Contact us for more information or to request UV offset printed samples.

 

Expertise

  Prepress
  Printing
     - Offset Printing
     - Flexographic Printing
     - TruCOLOR
  Printing Effects
     - Specialty Coatings
     - Metallic Coatings
     - Cast and Cure
  Foil Stamping
  Embossing
  Die Cutting
  Windowing
  Gluing
  Contract Packaging

Contact Us

Contact us to learn more about Diamond's capabilities or to request UV offset printed samples.

Contact us to learn more about Diamond's capabilities or to request UV offset printed samples.
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