What is the akvaprint?
Akvaprint technology has several names - Akvapechat, Aqua printing, immersion printing, 3D decoration). All of these technologies involve the application of various surface water-soluble film, which serves a decorative and protective function. The application of the film can on glass, plastic, wood, steel, ceramics and porcelain, leather, rubber and any other surface.
The advantages of coating (Imerys)
The film for coating after coating protects the surface from cracking and damage due to temperature fluctuations and other negative impacts to the environment. In addition, the film does not tarnish, does not change color and does not crack even under the influence of strong vibrations, friction and UV radiation. A thus treated surface can be cleaned with products containing solvents and other aggressors.
What equipment for immersion printing need?
If You decide to engage in technology akvaprint for commercial purposes, it is recommended to purchase special equipment for coatingthe compressor to work with varnishes, paints and activator, and spray guns (different for primer, activator, clear coat and paint).
Once Your business picks up momentum you can buy a special camera for painting, infrared drying and devices for washing parts.
For beginners who wish to start decorating at home, we recommend you to buy sets for beginners (do this HERE).
How to choose a space under the equipment for coating?
Special requirements for room no. But still it is desirable that it was at least 20 squares and had, in addition to the main working room, a small enclosed area for storage of film, activator and other supplies. Learn more about choosing a room, you can read HERE.
How many people are required to perform the work?
It all depends on the scale of "production". Ideally need 3 people: one will prepare the items to decoration (washing, cleaning, degreasing, sanding, priming, etc.); the second is to apply a film of Imerys; the third is to cover the processed details fixing varnish.
Is it popular immersion seal?
A few years ago Aqua immersion printing has been widely in demand in foreign countries and almost unknown in Russia and Ukraine. Today the situation has changed dramatically. And such a short time of popularity say only one thing - a year passes, as the technology akvaprint displace other technologies "film" tuning. Besides decorating water-soluble film is used not only tuning cars but also for coating of household appliances, electronics, mobile phones, retail displays, furniture, plastic wall panels, window frames, etc.
Akvapechat, as a business, or how much can you earn?
Akvapechat business profitable. And about its features, profit in figures and payback period we already wrote in the article Akvapechat: business idea for Your company.
To be continued...