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The usage of inkjet printing for interior decoration

This presentation gives an overview regarding the usage of inkjet inks for interior decoration with a special focus on flooring applications. Especially the technical requirements for UV-inks to allow a lamination processes will be covered. Furthermore, the different manufacturing processes of laminate that are compatible with these acrylate-based inks will be described. In addition, the usage of different types of inkjet inks for the decoration of glass, wood, wallpaper and metal including the build-up of 2,5 D structures are discussed. For these applications, the pre-treatment process and the decoration with water-based and UV-curing inkjet inks will be covered.