Metallic Ink Printing
Let Your Graphics Shine with Metallic Ink PrintingAdd the luxury and brilliance of gold, silver, bronze and pearlescent colors to your graphics with ECO-SOL MAX Metallic Ink printing solutions. Developed for selected Roland DG inkjet printers and printer/cutters, metallic inks give signs, labels, decals, displays, vehicle wraps and even decorated apparel an upscale and sophisticated appearance.
Profitable Metallic Ink Applications
Metallic ink is a popular graphic addition that clients often request, especially after seeing it in print. Sign and graphics providers can charge an average of 30% more for premium metallic ink graphics. Metallic ink is particularly effective for the following applications:
Turn your packaging prototypes from good to truly great by adding reflective qualities that stand-out on the shelf.
When added to POP displays as a text effect or design element, metallic inks get people to stop and look.
Explore the Possibilities of Metallic Color
The Roland Metallic Color System Library includes over 512 metallic combinations for unlimited color customization. In addition, users can create their own metallic colors and effects and with the following:
Easily apply dozens of unique patterns and textures to metallic colors by simply selecting a texture or pattern from the Roland swatch library.
Print Metallic first, followed by CMYKLcLm in one pass, adding richness to metallic color effects.
Velotaxi: Unique Wraps for a Unique Vehicle
The "Velotaxi" is a pedicab-type vehicle. Japan's ancient capital, Kyoto, has become the stage for a new collaboration between metallic ink and this unique mode of transport. The Velotaxi's body is wrapped with the advertising message of sponsors who support the concept, turning it into a moving advertisement and frequent target of tourist's cameras. The urushi design theme – similar to Japanese lacquer ware features a glossy dark red body decorated with family crest and obi designs. Gold ink running diagonally along the line of the obi catches the sun's light.
GODTAIL: Designer and Movie Director
Designer and movie director, GODTAIL uses Roland DG metallic ink printing to create impactful posters and movie graphics. In GODTAIL's own words: "One advantage of metallic printing I enjoy is in using it for finely detailed accents, and not just for large metallic fields. It also allows me to use color combinations that are impossible with normal color specifications. I can create stunning effects and express myself in new and unexpected ways."