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Watch the crazy way patterns are put on phone cases

The way patterns are put on phone cases is absolutely mesmerising.

Phone cases are decorated through a process called hydrographics, or water transfer printing, which is kind of like printing with water.

A thin sheet made of polyvinyl alcohol is printed with the desired pattern, then rolled over a pool of water where it dissolves
into dye. The cases are plunged in, and then adopt the pattern. VoilĂ !

Story by Jacob Shamsian and editing by Kristen Griffin

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