Is a thermal CD DVD Printer better than an inkjet printer?

By definition a thermal printer operates in a very different way to an inkjet. Because the inkjet printing process coats a special printable CD DVD with a thin layer of ink it may be damaged under certain conditions. Inkjet CD DVD printers are bought by 70% of our printer purchasers. The advatnages inkjet CD DVD printers offer include; low entry price, low consumable costs, varied product options, based on popular and servicable print engines, flexible print output, high quality print. Some disadvantages to be considered are, potential for moisture damage, potential for damage by abrasion. potential for photo damage.

Generally inkjet printer are low cost, flexible, durable and maintainable. By having inkjet CD DVD printers in your arsenal you have true flexibility with low overheads. It is difficult to achive low cost printing with athermal re transfer printer, while with inkjet you can, using the right techniques and hardware, creat full face, full colour hi res prints on CD and DVD for 0.04 UKP per unit. Whatsmore you can upsell for specific clients to include laminating services, either using a DVD CD laminator (like the Primera Accent) or a CD DVD laminating spray that will enhance your low cost inkjet printed disc with a gloss like reflective finish that resists water, resist UV's and alows for more handling.

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