Printing PVC cards with inkjet printer

March 14, 2022
Inkjet PVC ID Cards Printed

In this tutorial you'll learn how you'll print on PVC cards using an Inkjet Printer. Make sure to read though for complete precisely suitable printers, and inkjet printable PVC cards.

Something a PVC card?

A PVC (polyvinyl chloride) card is an average ID card. These cards are used for recognition, credit/debit cards, account cards, accessibility cards, and more. There are numerous approaches to make an ID card, however in this tutorial we're just gonna talk about how to make a PVC ID card utilizing an Inkjet Printer.

But, How Can You Print On A Card?

Printers Example of an Inkjet PVC Card Tray

We're glad you requested. Needless to say you can't simply place a PVC card into your inkjet printer. In reality printing on a PVC card will demand an unique tray which works in some printers. You can check compatibility with your printer to see if your printer aids making use of an inkjet PVC card tray.

View the movie below to observe how an inkjet printer prints on an Inkjet PVC Card.

Inkjet PVC Cards

Once you have an Inkjet PVC Card Tray you are able to print on Inkjet PVC Cards. Inkjet PVC cards have actually a special coating applied to all of them that enable all of them to soak up the ink from your inkjet printer. If you were to try printing on an ordinary PVC card that does not have this layer applied you would observe that the ink would pool up and not be soaked up into the card.

Are Inkjet PVC Cards Waterproof?

Yes they are! They dried out immediately after printing and so are waterproof.

Could I Use Any Software To Print on Inkjet PVC Cards?

You should use any application you'd like to printing, nevertheless must set it up to print inside proper location. Because of this we produced templates for Adobe Photoshop, GNU GIMP, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Word, and Apple Pages. You'll find the templates in our ID training Center on our Inkjet PVC Card Help web page.

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