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The parts are then primed and coated with durable base color specifically designed for the hydrographic process.

Mid-Ohio Hydrographics

298 Tower Dr.

Mansfield, OH 44906


Our company was designed around high-volume production work. Our professionally trained team of certified hyrdographic processors combined with our custom-built automated systems ensure an efficient, high-quality process with a quick turn around. We currently decorate thousands of parts every week! Let us design a process to fit your specialized needs. 

Parts are sandblasted or scuffed and thoroughly degreased and cleaned in order to prepare the substrate for optimal paint adhesion.

We have begun the process of moving into a new facility which will over double our square footage and significantly increase our production capabilities. Stay tuned!

Base Color

Custom Hydrographic Services

​​​Since 2012 we have specialized in providing production-level hydrographic decorating and camo dipping services to the outdoor industry. Our process ensures a high-quality, durable final product.  Whether you need 1000 or 10,000 pieces, we can design a custom process to fit your needs. We can decorate Firearms, archery equipment, knives, outdoor gear, or almost anything else you can imagine. We are a Federal Firearms License holder, Certified Cerakote Applicators and Officially Licensed Realtree and Mossy Oak Camouflage decorators

The Hydrographic Process

An automotive-grade gloss or matte clear coat is applied over the decorated project to provide protection and increased durability.

We are only accepting custom work on firearms and outdoor related equipment. No automotive/motorcycle work. Other jobs may be considered on a case by case basis.

What we do


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We are only accepting custom work on firearms and outdoor related equipment. No automotive/motorcycle work. Other jobs may be considered on a case by case basis.

OEM Production Processing

We are not currently accepting any Cerakote work at this time. Our OEM production work has increased substantially and we cannot say when we will accept custom work again. Please contact Easy Day Armament for any Cerakote needs in North Central Ohio. They are a NIC Certified Cerakote Applicator and do great work!

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Owner: Eric Hendricks              (419) 565-1808

Mid-Ohio Hydrographics - Realtree and Mossy Oak camo dipping in Mansfield, OH

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Mid-Ohio Hydrographics

Welcome to Mid-Ohio Hydrographics in Mansfield, Ohio. We are your professional choice for production-level water transfer printing services. The process is also known as hydro dipping, camo dipping, hydro graphics, and camouflage dipping. We are also Certified Cerakote Applicators, licensed Realtree Camouflage decorators, and now licensed Mossy Oak Brand Camouflage decorators! Contact us today!


Mid-Ohio Hydrographics' Staff is Professionally Trained and Certified

The water transfer (or camo dipping) process begins by placing your parts onto custom built fixtures. These may be provided or fabricated by Mid-Ohio Hydro. We have developed custom fixtures and tooling for many of our clients.  Here at Mid-Ohio Hydrographics we use only the highest-quality coatings to ensure years of durability. Our paints and clear coats were designed specifically for this process and will provide a beautiful, long-lasting gloss or matte finish. Your choice of patterns can include Realtree and Mossy Oak Camouflage, wood grain, marble and stone, carbon fiber, or even your own custom designed pattern!


Mid-Ohio Hydro is proud to be a Certified Cerakote Applicator. Cerakote is the most durable and most thoroughly tested firearm coating on the market. We are equipped to handle individual custom jobs or OEM production runs. Please contact us at the bottom of the page today!

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Make your item one of a kind! Need that shotgun refinished in Mossy Oak or Realtree? Want custom outlet covers for you man cave? We can make it happen! We specialize in making your items stand out or blend in! Contact us today!

Please note: We rarely decorate automotive projects. Please contact another decorator for you automotive needs.

Cerakote - Finish Strong!

Your part is submerged through the hydrographic pattern of your choice. Our automated activation and dip system ensure a consistent, quality image.


Mon-Thurs 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Friday 7 a.m. - Noon 
Closed Saturday and Sunday