Frequently asked questions
Welcome to the frequently asked questions section for large format users. Browse through the list of questions and find the answer you always wanted to know. Or, use our SEARCH button.
Time and temperatures list for large format products
Download our PDF files for your heat press with our recommended settings.
How long must paper prints dry before sublimation?
The prints must be dry before sublimation. How long...
Are your products suitable for outdoor use?
Yes you can, but only with our new substrate, called ChromaLuxe EXT
Let us explain why Alu Dibond is not the same as ChromaLuxe HD Metal print
It is not considered as a HD Metal Print
What paper do I need to use to achieve optimum output?
The paper used for sublimation printing is very important...
How do I clean my ChromaLuxe and Unisub prints ?
Fingerprints or dust? Here is the best way to clean them ...
Do I need to laminate or varnish my panel after production?
Find out how fast you can produce ChromaLuxe metal panels
I want to become a Certified ChromaLuxe lab.
What do I need to become a Certified lab? (only available in EMEA area).
Can I print now and sublimate next week?
As a rule, this is not recommended. But it is possible. More...
What dimensions does my room need to install a large format heat press?
It depends on which press. More...
What dimensions does my room need to install a large format sublimation printer?
It depends on which printer. More...
How do I remove dust and fingerprints from my panels?
Clean them with any product. Read more here...
What file settings do I need to use for preparing my digital images?
Find out the best way to save your files.
Why is the correct ink so important for my output?
To have optimum output, you need to use the correct ink.
Does my ChromaLuxe metal print need to be framed?
ChromaLuxe prints are very scratch resistant & waterproof, so they don't need to be protected under glass.
How do I make sure my print covers the entire surface of the product?
Add a 'bleed'. Find out how...
Which RIP applications can I use to print ChromaLuxe?
We support currently two software RIP's that meet the requirements ...