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Glock handguns printed in Digital Camo for Marcus Luttrell- Former US Navy SEAL, Navy Cross and Purple Heart recipient.

Glock handguns printed in Digital Camo for Marcus Luttrell- Former US Navy SEAL, Navy Cross and Purple Heart recipient.

drag car intake

Dragster Intake in Reaper Black and Carbon Fiber

 

Glock Trio-  Ted Nugent Duracoat Zebra Stripe and Aaron Lewis Harvest Moon camo

GLOCK Trio- Ted Nugent Duracoat Zebra Stripe and Aaron Lewis Harvest Moon camo. Carolina Hydro Print was honored to be chosen the hydro printing company selected to add a little color to three GLOCK handguns presented to Ted Nugent and Aaron Lewis at SHOT Show, Las Vegas 2014.

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SHOT Show Las Vegas 2014 GLOCK presentation to Ted Nugent

 

 

 

Located in Marion, North Carolina, Carolina Hydro Print is a customer service oriented business specializing in attention to detail on every item we decorate. Housed in a 12,000 sq ft facility, Carolina Hydro Print uses the best products and equipment in order to provide you the very best quality and value for your money. Our new Spray Zone Semi Down Draft automotive paint booth, measuring 24′ L x 14′ W x 9′H- helps us get the finish just right. We offer a high quality water transfer printing process on items such as Automotive and ATV Parts & Accessories, Wheels, Firearms, Scopes, Motorcycles, Helmets, European Skull Mounts and much more. Carolina Hydro Print offers countless patterns and possibilities to choose from.  Carolina Hydro Print also offers Industrial Coatings Applications!

What is Hydro Printing?

Water Transfer Printing (also known as water immersion printing, hydrographic printing and hydro dipping) is a 3D decorating process where elaborate graphic patterns like camouflage, carbon fiber, wood grain, stone patterns etc, are applied to a product surface.

The Water Transfer Printing process is used to decorate items that range from sporting goods and accessories to entire all-terrain vehicles and car dashboards to small items like bike helmets or other automotive trim. Films can be applied to all types of substrates including plastic, fiberglass, wood, ceramics, and metal. For the most part, if the item can be dipped in water, the hydro-graphic process can be used.

The process utilizes a water-soluble film that contains the printed patterns. The film dissolves in the water and leaves the ink on the surface. In the typical process, the item to be printed is first coated with a primer or an adhesion promoter. After this dries, a base-coat paint is applied which controls the hue of the pattern. After the base-coat is applied, the item is ready for printing. The film is activated. The item is then dipped into the water and the ink wraps around it. It is then washed and painted with a clear topcoat.

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State of the art paint booth at Carolina Hydro Print

Carolina Hydro Print
355 East Court Street Suite 2
Marion, NC 28752
(828) 559-0684