wish I could find out more on ceramic toners. There seems to be a company in China that is shipping them but they have no prices or ordering routine setup and calling china seems daunting and possibly confusing.
A few companies package them together with printers offering an expensive 'system' but it really just seems that one could use a mason stain/materials mix that can be put in a color laser printer cartridges.
Just not sure what that mix would be to make it fuse to the decal paper. The systems also show them spraying a clear coat over the decal before putting on pot.
Stephen, ceramic toners will not work in a conventional laser printer. The printer needs to be altered to accommodate the use of the ceramic toners. I believe some Ricoh printers are retrofitted for this. The polymers (plastic bead like substances) adhere the colours to the decal paper. Mason stains are not milled fine enough for laser toners and they need to be mixed in specific proportion with the polymers. There are also 2 different systems out for ceramic toners. One has a flux in the toner mix which allows the decal has at approx 800.C. The other has a flux in the covercoat which is applied after the printing. This allows the decal to be fired at the temp required, eg for glass, overglaze or inglaze temps.
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