June '23

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G R A P H I C S - P R O. C O M J U N E 2 0 2 3 • G R A P H I C S P R O 4 7 S T A R T H E R E H O W - T O / T U T O R I A L C O U R T E S Y O F X A N T É UV transfer media is the perfect solution to print UV ink on surfaces of all shapes and sizes. You can now personalize thousands of items without even putting them on your flatbed. With this easy-to-use product, we will show you how to print directly onto the glued surface, which then transfers the ink onto virtually any surface you desire. It's that simple! Start by removing the top clear film that protects the adhesion and set your transfer media at the 0'0' mark. Once the media is set, run your job. For best results, we recommend using one to two layers of white underneath the image/images you want to print. After your UV printer has finished, apply the transfer stock to the end of your sheet and run it ON VIRTUALLY through the laminator. Once laminated, cut out a square around the image you want to transfer. e great thing is that only the ink will transfer to your media! Now, it's time to apply your printed layer onto your object. Separate the two layers of media and apply the image white side down. A good tip is to bend the image from the middle and work from the inside out using your thumbs. After that, use a squeegee or your thumb to press the image into your media. If you encounter air pockets, don't worry. Simply use a sharp point like the edge of a razor blade to poke a little hole and work the air out. Lastly, peel off the laminate starting at a corner and working diagonally across. Peel at a sharp 90-degree angle going at a nice slow pace. If any sharp corners don't stick, roll it back and apply more pressure with your thumb. For objects that are giving you extra trou- ble when peeling, let the image sit for a few hours allow- ing the glue to adhere longer, then try again. Once the laminate is removed, your item is now dishwasher safe, and the ink is permanent. To see transfer media in action, check out our video at is is an amazing opportunity to take your printing game to the next level and increase your business revenue. Don't miss out on the limitless possibilities that UV transfer media pro- vides. Try it out now! GP

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