To print the images directly onto the transparent material in any color that meaning your labels will be printed with less saturated colors due to its inherent “see through” property. When adhering to a dark glass bottle, the color display would be very poor.
To keep colors bright and opaque, the solution is to have white ink printing underneath. White ink is used to overcome the color of the paper or other substrate providing a white background or base. Especially on clear and metallic substrates, white ink printing underneath is necessary to prevent light from passing through and affecting other colors.
White ink allows you to achieve special effects that were once impossible on printed media.
Spot white color for brightening specific areas. White ink works wonders as a pre or post coat to enhance backlit products or metallic substrates.
White underneath – This is where the entire background of the graphic (including clear areas) is printed in white ink. The white ink acts as a diffuser, spreading the light evenly for brighter, more evenly illuminated back-lit displays.
Silk Screen Printing
A saturated white underneath is normally made by silkscreen printing. With traditional facility, it is required a secondary processing. Ching Teng’s state of the art printing presses allows the flexible combination of printing processes and can handle rotary screen printing.
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