C-type is an abbreviation of Chromagenic Type. this is a chemical process using silver halide that reacts to light to create a colour image.
Originally this process was used to print photographs from colour negatives but sophisticated equipment has now been developed to enable prints to be made directly from digital files. Our printers use advanced laser technology that produces sharper images than the LED-based Chromira machines.
We use the state of the art Polielectronica and Light jet printers which uses lasers to expose the paper unlike the ZBE Chromira which uses LED’s, also when the paper is being exposed by the lasers the paper stays stationary and the lasers are projected using mirrors resulting in a sharper image on the edges.
The advantages of this process are the extremely smooth tonal range and photographic look and feel.