For Printers & Labs - ChromaLuxe

Features & Benefits for Printers & Labs

The world’s leading manufacturer of high-definition sublimatable photo panels. Learn how our innovative products will give your product a lasting impact.

As a trusted resource, it’s important that you offer your customers a reliable product. Feel secure in the unmatched quality of our print system and amaze your customers with the added dimension, detail and vibrancy of our products.

Helpful content you'll find here includes:

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    Aluminum Display - Aluminum panels are lightweight, durable and made with 100% recycled material. Metal prints are the perfect medium for displaying artwork and photography.

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    Wood/Fiberboard - A natural, traditional way to display photography and artwork without losing any detail or depth.

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    Hardboard - An eco-friendly, versatile and durable surface option to display work.

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    Coating Options - An extra measure of protection and vibrancy in a variety of options.

FAQs (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
  • The first step is to complete the List Our Lab form on our Contact Us page. We will then respond with any additional, necessary requirements prior to listing your lab.
  • 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 aluminum and wood panels are not for permanent outdoor display. Any prints displayed outdoors will result in faster than normal fade.
  • 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.
  • All information is broken out by substrate, and can be found at the following Quality Assurance page.

How To: Sublimate ChromaLuxe Aluminum Photo Panels

Spec & Tip Sheets

  1. Spec Sheet - Aluminum (.030)

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  2. Spec Sheet - Aluminum (.045)

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  3. Spec Sheet - FRP

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  4. Spec Sheet - Hardboard (Dry Erase)

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  5. Spec Sheet - Hardboard (Photo)

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  6. Spec Sheet - MDF (Maple)

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  7. Spec Sheet - MDF (White Base)

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  8. Spec Sheet - MDF (Moisture Resistant)

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  9. Spec Sheet - HDF (Moisture Resistant)

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  10. Spec Sheet - Phenolic

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  11. Spec Sheet - Steel

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  12. Table Tops: Sublimation and Assembly Tip Sheet

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  13. Hinged & Easel Products Tip Sheet

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  14. Mini Metal Easel: How To Attach

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  15. Shadow Mount Assembly Tip Sheet

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  16. Mounting Accessories Tip Sheet

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  17. ChromaLuxe Photo Panels: Sublimation Overview

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  18. ChromaLuxe Table Top Sublimation Steps

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  19. Tip Sheet for Finishing Aluminum ChromaLuxe Panels

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  20. Attribute Icons

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Forms & Safety Data

  1. Aluminum Sublimation Check Sheet

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  2. FRP Sublimation Check Sheet: Using 16x20 Heat Press

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  3. MDF Sublimation Check Sheet: Using 16x20 Heat Press

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  4. Steel Sublimation Check Sheet: Using 16x20 Heat Press

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  5. THB Sublimation Check Sheet: Using 16x20 Heat Press

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  6. Safety Data Sheet – Aluminum

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  7. Safety Data Sheet – Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP)

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  8. Safety Data Sheet – Oxi-Cure® 102 Oil

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  9. Safety Data Sheet – Hardboard

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  10. Safety Data Sheet – Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF)

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  11. Safety Data Sheet – Natural Wood

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  12. Safety Data Sheet – Phenolic

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  13. Safety Data Sheet – Steel

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  14. Safety Data Sheet - Fibertite Prepress Sealer Material

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Fire Ratings

  1. Fire Rating - Flooring

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  2. Fire Rating – MDF

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  3. Fire Rating - Aluminum

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  4. Fire Rating - Hardboard

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  5. Fire Rating - FRP

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  6. Fire Rating - Phenolic

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  7. Fire Rating - Steel

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Chromaluxe
In Your Eyes

Every so often a technology arises that is a game changer for how you do your work and for the results that you achieve. When I first tried metal printing using ChromaLuxe it was one of those times. The images jumped off of the metal with a depth and clarity and saturation that matched and even exceeded the finest paper prints.

Will Frye

Photographer Let Us Bring Your Vision To Life

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