Digital decoration for building materials

Inco, a pioneer in digital ceramic decoration and inorganic pigment production, proposes you an innovative solution for the digital decoration of building materials. A solution that provides building materials with an indisputable added value.
The digital decoration makes it possible to personalize the productions, even in small lots, with personalized decorations.

What is it?
This is a straightforward production process, consisting of three steps, which allows you to decorate the surface of a building material whether it is concrete, cement, fiber cement, plaster, wood, MDF, chipboard, or drywall.
This opens up a world of endless decorative possibilities, which allow you to give an added value to the extremely important product offering new scenarios and market opportunities!

Why should you decorate building materials with ceramic inks?
Ceramic inks are made of a fraction of inorganic pigment that is extremely resistant to atmospheric agents, as well as to sunlight. This fact allows you to obtain products that, after some time from their realization, can maintain their colorimetric properties regardless of where they are stored.

What are the three simple steps that allow the decoration of building materials?

The first step involves the application of a treatment that allows the decorated piece to gain a neutral color and to absorb subsequent treatments properly.
Called in jargon “pre-treatment with primer,” it allows an optimal decoration both as a colorimetric rendering and as a definition of the applied graphics.
It can be applied by sail, roller, or airbrush.
Digital Decoration
The second step consists in the actual digital decoration of the piece. This digital decoration is made by a single pass digital printer using inkjet ceramic inks. Depending on the production requirements, it is possible to choose different ink tones in order to maximize your colorimetric and decorative needs.
Product Finnishing
After the digital printing, a treatment is applied to the surface of the building material in order to protect it, make it resistant, as well as giving it particular properties to the touch. A particular polymeric treatment —which covers the surface of the material —is fixed and made resistant through its activation with the UV lamps that are placed at the end of the line.

The digital decoration of building materials is supported by tested and reliable technology.
It opens the way to endless aesthetic possibilities, significantly increasing the value of the products produced, and creating new market opportunities.