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Got Questions? We’ve Got Answers!

These FAQs are designed to provide a better understanding of the products and services that Luminite has to offer. If your question is not listed, please feel free to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

Why Elastomer?

Our elastomer (rubber) materials, as opposed to standard polymer, have greater resilience to combat the rigorous stresses of the printing process, awarding you millions of great impressions.

  • Increased press uptime; lasting up to 3 to 5 times longer than polymer plates in most applications
  • Superior abrasion resistance
  • Compatible with a large variety of inks
  • Exceptional ink transfer
  • Enhances your bottom line


What is the finest line/dot size you can engrave??
  • Minimum line weight of .001″
  • Screens from 1%-98% up to 150lpi
  • Screens from 2%-98% up to 175lpi
What is the finest text-point size you can engrave?

We can engrave text with a point size as small as .75 for a basic non-serif font.

What is your durometer range?

Our durometers range from 30 Shore A to 75 Shore D

What is your surface tension?

Our surface tensions range from 20 to 40 dynes

How high is your heat resistance?

Our specifically formulated materials have the capability to withstand temperatures up to 500 degrees fahrenheit

What is average turn-around time?

If you are participating in our inventory program the turn-around time is 3 to 5 business days. Otherwise, our average turn-around time is 7 to 10 business days after receipt of sleeves(s)/cylinder(s).

What are acceptable art files?

For a list of acceptable file types and preparation requirements please see our Graphics Page.

Un-Lok The Possibilies

Luminite has developed the first patented “Air Sleeve” system (Patent # 8,307,764) that does not require an air mandrel. Our innovation means sleeves do not have to be the same length as your mandrel.

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