Influences of Paper on 3D Printing Quality in UV Ink-jet Printer

  • Liuxi He
  • Guangxue ChenEmail author
  • Minghui He
  • Junfei Tian
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 477)


The paper intended to research the influences of paper in UV ink-jet printer, mainly including the height and glossiness. Results proved that infiltrations had all appeared between three selected substrates of paper, on which the paper roughness and bulkiness had a linear effect. And the infiltration on the first layer of ink was bigger than those on other layers of ink. It is too stable to not be changed by the paper that the infiltrations between two layers of ink. As we knew, paper roughness and bulkiness would reduce the glossiness. There existed ink sticks on the third layer of ink and more, even some ink holes when the infiltrations were too big because of the substrate of paper had a bigger roughness and bulkiness. Therefore, the substrates used for UV ink-jet 3D printing should have a property of tight and smooth, and the first layer of ink must not be calculated in the whole height of model, so that the printing result would be satisfied.


UV Ink-jet Thickness Roughness Infiltration Glossiness 



This work was financially supported by Cuangdong science and technology plan project (2017B090901064: 3D color paper-based printer and its application in the field of literature and atr), Chinese National Natural Science Foundation of China (21404042), State Key Laboratory of Pulp and Paper Engineering Project (2016C01, 2016C02), and the Science and Technology Planning Project in Guangzhou (2016070220045).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Liuxi He
    • 1
    • 2
  • Guangxue Chen
    • 1
    Email author
  • Minghui He
    • 1
  • Junfei Tian
    • 1
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Pulp and Paper EngineeringSouth China University of TechnologyGuangzhouChina
  2. 2.Shenzhen YUTO Packaging Technology Co., Ltd.,ShenzhenChina

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