Explaining The DVD Replication Process And Its Benefits

You may have heard of DVD replication, but probably don’t know more about it than the fact that it is a process of making copies of discs with videos on them. Basically, DVD replication is a procedure in which data is transferred from the source, or master disc, to a large number of recordable digital video discs. DVD replication is a very different process than duplication, though, which is the same type of process that you use with the CD burner on your personal computer.

At the beginning of the DVD replication process, which is typically done in industrial settings or manufacturing plants, the source disc is checked for any unreadable portions. This is an important step in the DVD replication process, because if the source disc is not verified then all of the subsequent copies could potentially be defective. After this step in the DVD replication process is complete, the specialists at the manufacturing plant will begin with the pressing of the disc. They start by transferring the data from the master disc onto a master mold, which is also known as a glass master, with a laser beam that creates pits or grooves with specific spacing and lengths. 

Once the DVD replication specialists have created the glass master, they can use it to create a stamper by pressing the grooves created in the glass mastering process against a nickel layer. The grooves are then copied onto the stamper, which will become part of a DVD disc. The next step in the DVD replication process is to mold polycarbonate materials with the grooves on the stamper to create a disc. And the final step in the DVD replication process is to take two layers of the polycarbonate discs and bond them together.

There are a number of benefits that come with DVD replication that are not available with duplication, including accuracy, quality and quantity, because the bigger the size of the order, the lower the price.

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