What are metal prints ?
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What are metal prints ?

Feb 20, 2019 · custom metal prints · metal portraits · metal prints · portrilux · print your photo on metal

  Metal Prints represent a new art medium for preserving photos by infusing dyes directly into specially coated aluminum sheets. Your images will take on a magical luminescence.

  You've never seen a more brilliant and impressive print! Colors are vibrant and the luminescence is breathtaking. Detail and resolution are unsurpassed.

  To complement this unique printing method, we have developed a wide variety of creative and modern ways to hang and display your Metal Prints.

   All artwork first gets printed onto transfer paper. This then gets attached to a coated aluminum sheet. Next, the transfer paper and aluminum get placed into a heat press. Doing so allows the dyes from the transfer paper to convert into a gas.

  Once that process occurs, the gaseous dyes get pressed onto the surface of the aluminum sheet. As the metal begins to cool, the dyes return to their solid state. The result? A permanent infusion of your graphics onto metal



Do metal prints fade?

The simple answer is YES. All photographs, artwork..etc will fade overtime if you leave them in the sunlight. Metal prints are created through a process called sublimation. ... The print is then place over the top of the metal sheet which has been coated with a special receptical layer.


Are metal prints waterproof?

Metal Prints. Metal Prints are waterproof, UV resistant, and made from 100% recyclable aluminum. Images are transferred using dye sublimation processing which makes your image a permanent part of the aluminum sheet to create an extremely durable product!


How do you clean metal prints?

Metal Prints are the longest lasting photo medium. They last three times longer than high quality photo paper under glass. You can dust or clean them with a lint free or microfiber cloth.


Can metal prints be hung outside?

They are designed to be hung in outdoor areas, but we here from lots of customers who are also hanging them in their kitchens and bathrooms because of their waterproof nature. These metal prints are very versatile and make a great addition to your décor – inside or outside of your house!

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