ElvaJet® Opal

ElvaJet Opal is a series of digital sublimation inks which will transform your transfer printing. Delivering true ease of use with simple start-up and low maintenance, precision in batch to batch repeatability and the best in image sharpness and detail ElvaJet Opal is a truly revolution in sublimation.

Elvajet Opal is available in medium viscosity, ElvaJet Opal SC and low viscosity, ElvaJet Opal SB to cover a wide range of printheads including Kyocera, Epson, Konica Minolta and Panasonic.

ElvaJet Opal has proven value in applications from sportswear and fashion to sign and display. Offering versatility across printhead technologies, Opal is the solution for every sublimation printer.

ElvaJet Opal demonstrates significant production and economic advantages by allowing you to use less ink while maintaining the best in color and print performance.

  • Optimized ink release from all papers
  • Excellent image detail and sharpness
  • Easy start-up and low maintenance
  • Sensient signature black
  • Excellent batch to batch consistency
  • Reduced ink consumption

How to use


The ElvaJet Opal series has been tested on the most frequently used printers and transfer papers, but users should check the inks’ suitability for individual machines and paper types.

If the inks dry in the nozzles, the normal cleaning procedure built into the printer should be applied. We recommend the use of our specific cleaning solution, Sensient Universal Flush WB.


For optimal printing, the relative humidity rate must be kept at 55% or higher and the ambient temperature should be around 20°C (70°F).


ElvaJet Opal inks are designed for transfer to the substrate via any type of sublimation transfer paper or film. Once printed, the transfer paper should be handled with care and the ink transferred to the fabric as soon as possible.

To obtain a good color transfer and fixing, the printed substrate should be transferred at 210°C (410°F) for 30s.

ElvaJet Opal is compatible with the following printhead technologies:

Recommended applications

Garment, roll to roll printing

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In high-end fashion where color and quality are key, Sensient inks ensure you stay ahead of the competition. Our outstanding products enable you to keep up with the demands of fast-fashion, delivering on short runs and rapid turnarounds with no compromise on quality.
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Sport apparel

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Sportswear requires maximum performance in color and durability in the harshest of environments. Often exposed to sunlight, perspiration and chlorine, printed designs must maintain their color fastness to ensure brand integrity. Sensient’s uncompromising inks deliver outstanding color vibrancy and application performance across the full range of sports textiles.
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Flag and Banner

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Display markets require versatile, customized products with maximum visual effect and minimal environmental impact. Sensient offers a range of inks to meet the requirements of polyester and nylon decoration regardless of the process, delivering flags and banners that combine deep and intense colors with exceptional outdoor durability.
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