Duratrans/Backlit Film

Duratrans or DuraTrans is a flexible and thin translucent film which can be backlit (LED Backlit Light Boxes). Fine Print NYC can deliver time sensitive projects on demand. Contact Us Anytime • 212.619.5446 • 212.883.8088

Duratrans are often used for movie theater posters, retail window displays, menu boards for drive-thrus and bus stop ads. perfect for fluorescent and LED backlit display light boxes.

  • Transparent Material
  • Backlit Display Graphics
  • LED Backlit Display Light Boxes

To get things moving, please send over all project specifications: size, colors and sample artwork (a low res file will be fine) to inquiries@fineprintnyc.com, so we can better assess your project and prepare a formal estimate for your review.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a duratran print?
A duratrans or DuraTrans is a flexible and thin translucent film which can be printed and displayed for LED backlit light boxes.
What are the most common duratran print sizes?
The three most requested sizes are 12" x 18, 20" x 30" and 24" x 36".
What is the minimum order for a duratran print?
There are no minimums, however we will have to charge accordingly for set up/press time.
Can you produce a press sample before printing my duratran print?
Yes, a press sample can be produced prior to final production. However, we will have to charge accordingly for set up/press time. A 50% credit for the press sample will be applied to the final invoice, if the project is officially approved for production.
Can I see a digital proof before final production?
Yes, our pre-press department will provide two rounds of digital proofs for approval prior to final print production.Please note, any additional digital proofs will be billed accordingly.
What is the standard turnaround time for duratran prints?
Once final proofs are approved, standard production time is 5-7 business days. Please note, production time may change depending on our current press schedule and how many specialty options have been selected.
Can I pick my own design/image for custom duratran print?
Yes, if you provide high resolution artwork, we can print your custom design.
What is the best resolution to submit my artwork?
The preferred format for final artwork files/logos is a vector EPS file, with all type converted to outlines with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi. Any resolution lower will make the logos/images look pixelated or blurry. Please make sure to include a packaged InDesign file that includes all typefaces/links.
What kind of duratran material do you use?
We use archival and fade resistant canvas material.
What are the most common uses for duratran/translucent film print?
Duratrans are great for retail (point-of-purchase display), trade show display, fine art and public advertising.
Do you provide installation services for Duratran/Backlit Film Displays?
Unfortunately, we do not provide or recommend installation services.
My order is a rush, is a 24-48 hour turnaround possible for custom duratran printing?
Please contact us as soon as possible, so we can check with our production department. Please note, rush turnaround will be billed accordingly.
How can I pay for my duratran printing?
We accept all major credit cards and company checks. Please note, a job ticket must be created and payment is required before we can start proofing/final production.
Can you ship paper/printed samples for my review?
Unfortunately, we can not send out paper/printed samples without a job ticket being generated into our system.
Can I schedule an appointment to review sample/paper stocks?
Yes, we can schedule an appointment for you in our Jersey City showroom/production facility. There you can review various printed samples, paper stocks, and consult with a production specialist. Unfortunately, we do not schedule production appointments in our Manhattan corporate offices.

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