ChromaLuxe®
panel sublimation

If you want to know more about printing onto ChromaLuxe® panels using dye-sublimation printers, watch our webinar.


Vibrant colours approved by ChromaLuxe

What is ChromaLuxe®?

ChromaLuxe® photographic panels are renowned as an excellent substrate for high-resolution dye-sublimation. These specialist materials are also highly durable, making them ideal for a wide range of indoor and outdoor print applications.

Keep reading to discover how easy it is to get eye-catching results using dye-sublimation technology from Roland DG.

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Vibrant colours approved by ChromaLuxe
Chromaluxe dye sublimation printing
Chromaluxe dye sublimation printing

WHY USE CHROMALUXE®?

ChromaLuxe® is known for its durability and scratch-resistant properties which add permanence to printed material. This lightweight material comes in a variety of finishes, all of which are easy to clean and maintain.

WHO USES CHROMALUXE®?

Because of its hard-wearing properties and crisp finish, ChromaLuxe® panels are used by commercial printers, photographers, architects, designers and many more.

WHAT IS CHROMALUXE® USED FOR?

ChromaLuxe® is an ideal choice for creating high-quality artwork for use in a variety of industries including home décor, commercial interior design or fine-art printing.

Preparing prints to use with ChromaLuxe®

ChromaLuxe® is known for its durability and scratch-resistant properties which add permanence to printed materials. This light-weight material comes in a variety of finishes, all of which are easy to clean and maintain.


1. CREATE A DESIGN AND PROCESS IN YOUR RIP SOFTWARE.

2. PRINT YOUR DESIGN USING A PRINTER EQUIPPED WITH SUBLIMATION INK.

3. USE SUBLIMATION PAPER FOR PRINTING ON RIGID MATERIALS.

4. LET THE PRINT DRY FOR APPROXIMATELY 30 MINUTES BEFORE APPLYING.

Transferring prints to ChromaLuxe®

Using a heat press to transfer your printed design onto ChromaLuxe® panels works.



1. REMOVE PROTECTIVE FILM FROM CHROMALUXE® PLATE.

2. FIX PRINTED PAPER TO CHROMALUXE® PLATE WITH HEAT RESIST TAPE.
3. PLACE THE PLATE FACE-UP AND THE PRINT FACE DOWN COVERED WITH A GAS-PERMEATING FABRIC ON THE HEAT PRESS.
4. USE APPROPRIATE SETTINGS ON THE HEAT PRESS, DEPENDING ON TYPE OF HEAT PRESS, TYPE OF PAPER, PRINT SIZE, ETC.

TIP: PERFORM TESTS TO DETERMINE OPTIMAL SETTINGS. START WITH 190°C, 65 PSI, FOR 2 MIN 30 SECS.

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The right ink for ChromaLuxe®

To get the most from this high-grade material, you also need to use the right ink. Roland's Texart SBL3 sublimation inks has earned certification from ChromaLuxe® for outdoor durability.

This certification assures users that they can expect optimum quality and durability when transfer graphics are printed with Texart SBL3 inks and sublimated to ChromaLuxe® EXT (Extended Life) UV-resistant photo panels. 

This certified ink is used by our range of dye-sublimation devices. If you're looking for the ideal solution for printing on ChromaLuxe® panels, just click the images below to find out more or click here to get in touch.

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