Hydro Printing in the Nautical Sector

Hydro printing in the nautical sector

Hydro printing for boats | Nautical sector 

What is hydroprinting? 

It is a printing technique that consists of transferring a printed design onto a polyvinyl alcohol foil or backing resting on the surface of the water.

The transfer is applied to different objects in a traditional or industrial way, thanks to the action of the water, which exerts a necessary push to adhere the sheet to the object as it slowly submerges.



Application of hydro printing in the nautical sector.

Increasingly naval sector clients They trust in our service of decoration or restoration of pieces that we can find in boats: control panels, furniture, etc., regardless of the material they are made of: metal, plastics, wood, etc.

The preferred designs of our clients are: carbon fiber, noble wood, brushed aluminum, among others. You can download our sheet design catalog of water transfer printing by clicking on THIS LINK.


Hydro printing on boats


hydro printing carbon fiber naval sector


They also entrust us with more daring works, such as this client who has made a decoration in snake skin:


hydro printing boat parts naval sector


hydro printing maritime sector


naval sector hydro printing 


What is the treatment that we apply to the pieces of the maritime sector to carry out hydroprinting?


The treatment consists of physical and chemical processes of surface abrasion, to guarantee good adhesion, such as sanding, degreasing and the application of a two-component primer.

Next, the object is decorated, first applying a background color and then dipping the pieces to achieve the desired result.

Finally, our design must be protected from the elements and chemical attacks to which the parts of ships are exposed: saltpeter, solar rays (UV), friction, wind, etc.


What is the durability of the technique of printing in water in pieces of the nautical sector?


This sector is very demanding; both in the quality of the finish, which must be perfect, and in the durability of the work. For this reason, we always use the best materials on the market, specific to give our work the maximum guarantee and quality. In general, the manufacturers of these materials offer a 5-year warranty.


What services does Hydra Water Transfer Printing offer in the naval sector?


Hydra WTP offers all the services related to the artisanal methodology of water transfer printing:




  • Decoration of pieces using the technique of printing in water. 
  • Contact Us to get your quote.




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