Hydrographics project

Project Ideas Apr 16, 2020

You are thinking of investing your money in a profitable project but you are confused which one you choose. This article we will discuss and walk you through one of the successful project ideas which is Hydrographics also known as hydro dipping, you may wonder what is hydro dipping ? , and how does hydro dipping work?

Well for a start hydro dipping means Water Transfer Printing it’s a method of applying printed designs to three dimensional surfaces, used to decorate different items as dashboards; bike helmets and others, it can be applied on metal; plastic; wood; fiberglass; ceramic. Now the question you will ask is how this project will success?

There is a small percentage of investors around the world who thinks about this project although it’s gainful, that’s why its success depends on its rareness; and it’s well demanded in any industrial district.

Now let’s talk about the material needed.

Materiels for hydro dipping :

• Water transfer dipping tank:

image via : watertransferprinting

• Film supply:

image via : amazon - by EPTEX Coatings

If you’re wondering from where you can get this materials, don’t worry we are here to provide you with all the information you need. It may not be available in your city, that’s why we’re suggesting some online markets for you:

Let us not forget about the location, for such project probably takes a place in industrial areas, don’t worry it’s not a condition, the fees for a workshop in an industrial district differs from a country to another, for example if you are an UK investor, it will cost you  215 dollar and so on.

understand how does hydro dipping work

Still confused and you want to understand more about how hydro dipping works, here is a very detailed summary about its process.

You liked the idea of hydro dipping, the materials are settled, and you want to start working on an object, but you’re inexperienced and you don’t know how work. Hesitation is the last thing we want, believe us it’s a piece of cake.

All you have to do is to prepare your object, as any other painting job you have clean it, then turn the machine on and place the film chosen by the customer on the surface of the water, and the base begins to dissolve. Spray the painted chemical activator which will make the ink floating on top of the water. Take the object you want to paint and sink it in the water carefully for good results.

These are example of objects on which you could apply Hydro dipping :

Baseball bats - football - Car tires - Shoes - Milk cans - Car dashboards - Bike helmets - Hard hats - Computer cases - Animal skulls - Weapons ...ets.


If you chose this project of course you are looking for success and uniqueness, here are some rules that will help you:

  • Take the project seriously: give it time and attention.
  • Make yourself known: by publications on facebook, instagram also try to make videos on youtube if its possible.
  • Study the market.
  • Pay attention to the competitors.
  • Quality is important.
  • Make your customers happy.

Karim Boubouh

PhD candidate at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University