Due to recent developments in the printing industry, true invisible red, green, and blue printing inks now exist, making RGB full color printing possible. That means ANY photograph or piece of digital artwork with ANY color configuration can now be printed as an invisible image that glows under black light.
We call it ClearMeleon™ printing. The inks dry clear, and it can be any image or color imaginable. Kind of like a chameleon… ClearMeleon™.
Any signature “Wildfire Effect” can be created: invisible images, dual images, day-night transitions, or 3-D effects, all as crisp as a high-resolution photo.
It’s also very durable: the fluorescent effect lasts up to 10 years, depending on the lighting conditions. Outdoors, it can last up to 2 years!
The invisible image is printed as a separate layer that dries clear over top the visible image.
Since the printing surface has to be carefully chosen to ensure it has no UV reactivity whatsoever (so as not to ruin the effect), there are a limited number of materials available to print on. We expect the options to increase over time. Currently, we can print on…
- Evolon – a microfiber textile using a unique microfilament manufacturing process
- Polyester Textile (Flame Resistant)
Widths up to 44 inches can be accommodated, and several panels can be placed side-by-side (or one above the other) to create a composite image as large as you like.
Advertising and promotional displays are only the start of the possible applications. We can only imagine what a designer could do in a commercial or home environment. The possibilities and applications are only as limited as the imagination.