G.James Glass & Aluminium has invested in the next generation
ceramic on-glass printing technology to enhance its ColourLite ceramic printed
glass range. The new technology is well-known worldwide as a leading digital
on-glass printing system.
G.James’ new capabilities will enable Australian architects and
designers to get more creative with high-definition, full colour glass
printing, including using photo-realistic images on printed glass for façades,
feature walls, interior fitouts, signage and other architectural applications.
With its vivid richness, hardiness and imaging flexibility, on-glass
digital ceramic printing is different from conventional printed glass
technologies. The digital ceramic inks are made from microscopic glass
particles and inorganic pigments fused to the surface of glass through the
glass furnacing process, resulting in an extremely durable product with high
Lewis Saragossi, Managing Director and Chairman of G.James, says the
company is happy to introduce new ColourLite capabilities to Australian
architects and designers. The company selected this particular technology after
researching the market for an option that would best match the needs and
demands of the Australian customer.
G.James is able to deliver on a short lead time thanks to their three
local manufacturing facilities in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.
The new imaging software allows designers to accurately portray single
images over multiple glass panels, allowing for a continuous design to cover
the full extent of a building façade for maximum impact.
Key capabilities of the new on-glass printing
technology include high definition 720dpi printing; glass thickness from 4mm to
19mm; automatic inline premix colour range; and sizes from 300 x 200mm to 4000