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Colourful innovation on wood From small, cube tables to complete walls, at Wood-u-Print they can customise and personalise your home or company building in an instant. Popular with businesses and private homeowners alike, their innovative and high quality printing and varnishing machines for wooden panels can bring any interior space to life. TEXT: MYRIAM GWYNNED DIJCK | PHOTOS: WOOD-U-PRINT
Wood-u-Print’s printer use special UV ink that latches onto the wood, and thanks to a unique lacquer layer the image won’t fade or damage either. With their stateof-the-art digital printing equipment for various wooden surfaces and for any number of print runs, Wood-u-Print can produce both on an industrial scale as well as single example prints. Peter Buggenhout from Wood-u-Print says, “Our production line offers flexibility and unequalled print quality. The only restriction to the possibilities for printing on
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wood is really just customers' own creativity and imagination. When designing a project let your imagination run wild. We will make sure the results are perfect.”
From panel to personalised wall The UV ink and varnish line fixes the image to the wooden panels, resulting in scratch resistant, colourfast, washable and durable print with vibrant colours. From photographs to text to visualisations, any kind of image is possible. Buggenhout continues: “We use panels with a white paper surface. Having a plain background
is vital for achieving the correct colour display. There is also the possibility of printing directly on to wood, like panels with veneer top layer, plywood… so that the structure and colour of the wood remain visible and tangible. This gives the image a very warm look and feel.” Adding to their innovative concept, Woodu-Print can print on impressively large surfaces. Their line can process panels of up to 3 metres high and 1.25 metres wide. At the company they have a selection of standard size fibreboard MDF panels,
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