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opaque white

Some examples of Opaque White from the HP5500 Indigo...

One of the more advanced features available in our digital printing department is opaque white ink.  This technology has typically been used to produce a variety of window clings, and reverse printing applications, but the use of white ink explicitly as a design element and text color allows a variety of graphically interesting effects to be acheived simply.  


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The first example of which is the use of white ink to highlight the choice of a rich, textured stock & deliver a message with punch…

Project: Mom's Day Farm Tour Brochure Agency: OsbornBarr Paper: 110# Mohawk Loop Vellum Cover - Straw Print: 4/c on two sides with 4 hits of white in-line Finish: Trim, Crease, Fold Notes:

Second is an example of a test proof piece for the backer to a reception menu, rich in texture as well.

Project: Menu Backer Agency: Tree in Snow Design Paper: 100# Neenah Epic Black Cover - Eggshell Finish Print: 4 hits of white in-line Finish: Trim, mount to menu front Notes:

Finally: a very effective example of simulated metallic ink.

Project: Anniversary Invitation Agency: Tree in Snow Design Paper: 12pt GPA Bright Silver Foil Board Print: 4 hits of white in-line under Black and Yellow process Finish: Trim Notes: The technique is quite simple: any element set to knockout will print through the White and appear metallic on the silver foil paper

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