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Printing on Glass

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Printed glass bottle
Printed glass bottle

Glass Printing with Digital Print Solutions

A machine for printing on glass is an excellent way for you to expand your product line and increase your profits. Roland's VersaOBJECT series of UV printers gives you flexible glass printing options, letting you print onto glass items like bottles, trophies, gifts and packaging and add 3D textured effects with clear UV ink.

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Two glass printing machines
Two glass printing machines

Professional Glass Printers

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Printing on glass is easier than ever with a Roland DG UV printer. Print directly onto glass bottles and jars, mirrors and window panes, wine glasses and screens, on a single innovative printing machine. Robust but gentle on fragile materials, the Roland VersaOBJECT range of UV printers can add graphics and textures to glass along with many more substrates, including clear acrylics and flexible plastics.

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Print On Glass Products

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Glass wine bottle printed
Personalised sign printed on glass
Artwork printed on a glass table top
Large glass door with a printed logo
A trophy with graphics printed on glass

Glass Printing Machines

Professional Solutions from Roland DG

VersaOBJECT LEF2-300 UV printer
VersaOBJECT MO-240
VersaOBJECT LEF2-300 UV printer
VersaOBJECT CO-640 UV printer
Floral pattern UV printed
Printed effect with digital print
A digitally printed phone case with high-definition colour graphics
Wheel hub with custom printing
Person working with VersaWorks 6
Large format printed stickers
banner showing ECO-UV inks
A flatbed printer with multicoloured custom phone cases
Printing acrylic graphic display with white UV ink

Frequently Asked Questions

Printing on glass is easier than ever with a digital flatbed UV printer. Print directly onto glass bottles and jars, windowpanes, wine glasses and screens, on a single printing machine.

Compact benchtop machines are ideal for printing directly onto smaller glass objects like trophies, gifts, or even gin bottles and other items with a curve. Flatbed printers come in larger sizes too, making it possible to print on glass tabletops or even glass doors or wall panels. You can also add 3D textured effects with clear UV ink, which can look as great as it feels.

The ultra-smooth, non-porous and relatively reflective surface of glass can sometimes be a challenge without the right preparation, but the results are certainly worth the extra effort. Pre-treating the surface can help you achieve the right level of adhesion. Printable UV primer is a useful tool and it can be applied to the surface where you are printing ink, so there is no waste or overuse.

PDF and EPS files are the most flexible format and are compatible with most RIP platforms as they can contain bitmap and vector information. TIFF files can also be used to reliably retain image quality, but their large size can make them challenging to share and can cause issues with slower computers.

UV ink is very durable and resistant to most chips and scratches. On outdoor applications, the print will usually last around two years before it starts to fade, but if correctly laminated, it will last even longer. Indoor applications are likely to have a much longer lifespan and will often last the expected life span of the product.

Spot UV is a term used to describe the application of a clear ink for highlighting elements of the design. This creates an eye-catching, glossy finish in specific areas, for example on logos or text.

Because the ink is cured instantly at low temperatures, UV printers use much less energy than other technologies which rely on heat to dry the ink. Also, the lamps require no warm-up time, which reduces standby consumption when not in use.

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