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Although the technology has been around for a while, it’s only recently that printing with white ink has become popular. More and more projects that I am involved in at Bigger Printing are incorporating white ink in some capacity. Clearly word of mouth is spreading about the results, but what is special about white ink? In fact, why use white ink at all?Traditional large format printing uses CMYK (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black – or Key) to generate the spectrum of colour required for the print. As CMYK printing does not produce white, the process is designed around printing onto a white material, and when the CMYK print sits on top of the white material, the colours are true. If the material is not white (such as a coloured Foamex panel, or a clear vinyl), the CMYK colours lack vibrancy and density as the white they are used to is missing.White vinyl could be used in some circumstances to provide the white required (such as on clear vinyl), however the results are limited, and production time increases.So what difference does printing with white ink provide?1. Direct printing to non-white materials – without a lack of colour vibrancyIf a design is predominately...
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