Learn more about what makes ChromaLuxe the most outstanding print media solution in the world with our extensive resource library, including fade reports, spec sheets, and frequently asked questions.
ChromaLuxe is proud to present a durable product that is resistant to weather such as sunlight, rain, and other environmental conditions that can result in yellowing, fading, or aging. Below, you can read the results of our official fade reports, which indicate that dye sublimation with ChromaLuxe is a superior solution for all your print needs.
Frequently Asked Questions
In the hard-surface dye sublimation industry, an image is printed onto dye sublimation transfer paper using dye-based inks and then transferred onto a specially coated surface with heat and pressure. The result is stunning with vibrant color and a unique dimensional quality.
- Sublimation Printer
- RIP Printing Software
- Heat Press
- Poly Fabric (to help wick away moisture)
- Blowout Paper
- Heat Gloves
- Heat Tape & Tape Dispenser
- ChromaLuxe Bare Products
As the manufacturer of ChromaLuxe, we do not provide printing services. We suggest you contact one of our printing partners who can be found here.
No. ChromaLuxe’s unique coating allows prints to be showcased without the need for glass. ChromaLuxe metal prints are scratch resistant, waterproof, can be touched, and are easy to clean.
Unlike other photo print media, ChromaLuxe metal prints are easy to clean. The metal prints can be cleaned with a cloth and any all-purpose household cleaner. The cleaner can be sprayed directly on the surface of the print and then wiped with a cloth as needed.
ChromaLuxe metal prints were tested by Wilhelm Imaging Research and achieved a permanence rating of more than 60 years using two distinct ink sets. This rating is more than three times better than silver-halide photo papers.
ChromaLuxe HD aluminum and wood panels are not for permanent outdoor display. ChromaLuxe EXT photo panels are made specifically for outdoor use. ChromaLuxe EXT gives users the ability to take prints outdoors, or into direct sunlight with the image quality and durability they’ve come to expect from other ChromaLuxe products. These UV-resistant panels come in a variety of common sizes to serve the signage, display and outdoor photography markets.
There are a variety of options that allow you to hang your print. Check with your supplier to see what they recommend for your size print.
European customers looking for the highest quality in ChromaLuxe printing can rely on ChromaLuxe Certified (Plus) Labs. This certification enables print buyers to choose the best ChromaLuxe provider with consistent and impeccable output quality. It allows print studios to separate themselves from others, based on their proven quality level, craftsmanship and expertise. Some of the criteria to become a Certified Lab are:
- Offer a large format printing service for prints larger than 60x80cm
- Use an approvred printer and heat press
- Use RIP software
- Offer full-colour management services
The Certification program is only valid in Europe, Middle East and Africa.