Dipcote digital in-glass printing solutions combine the best of two worlds: digital printing versatility and ceramic ink durability. Dipcote system uses a complete and proven glass printing solution comprised of an industrial digital printer, digital ceramic inks, and easy to use image processing software it is then printed onto the glass, dried and tempered to fuse the ink onto the glass permanently.
KINDS OF IMAGESVector
Images are composed of shapes, which are composed of lines, dots, arcs, and gradients.
Composed of many small squares of color (pixels) organized into a grid. The human eye and brain blends these squares together into a recognizable image.
*Magnification does not adversely affect quality or clarity of vector images as much as pixel-based images.
REQUIREMENTSDigital files must be in any of the following formats: JPEG, JPG, BMP, PNG, TIFF, AI, DXF, DWF, or PDF
Orientation (portrait or landscape) must be specified
Design must be a high resolution soft copy that is saved on a CD, DVD, or USB drive. Vector-based images are preferred.
FACTORSWhere is the glass to be used?
• Interior or Exterior
What is the type of application?
• Dividers / Partitions
• Walls / Cladding
• Canopy / Skylight
What is the viewing distance?
• For Interior – less than 1 meter
• For Exterior – more than 20 meters
What is the viewing direction?
• Both sides
• Only one direction (Ex: if installed on a wall)
Which areas are transparent and which areas are not?
Is it a Pixel-based image, Vector-based image, or combination of both?
LIMITATIONSMinimum glass size is 300mm x 300mm
Maximum glass panel size is 2400mm x 3600mm
The following will affect quality and clarity of the printed image:
• Thickness and clearness of glass
• Resolution or quality of digital file submitted
• Magnification of original image or file
Photo images as it appears on the computer screen or printed on other material such as photo paper can be never be exactly duplicated on glass
SWATCHESColors as viewed on the website may not accurately reflect true tones as when ink is actually applied.
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