Formulated specifically for the Ricoh GelSprinter inkjet printers, ChromaBlast-R is a professional cotton heat transfer ink solution for cotton and cotton-blend fabrics. Paired with ChromaBlast Transfer Media, ChromaBlast-R inks produce vibrant, full-color, lasting images that look, feel and breathe like nothing else on the market.

Hassle-Free Digital Garment Printing!

  • Reliable High-Speed Production – Business class print engine delivers up to 171 prints/hour
  • Profits On-Demand – Zero setup, print one or one hundred
  • Budget-Smart Startup Costs – Systems as low as $500
  • Impressive Product Margins – Image cost as low as $0.92
  • Extreme Versatility – Print-full color designs on a wide range of cotton products
  • High-Quality – Soft, vibrant prints with superior washability
  • Easy – User-friendly print driver and color management software

The key to the patented ChromaBlast-R system is the chemical reaction between the ink and coating. Where they touch, there is a cross-link reaction under heat and pressure that chemically bonds the printed image to the cotton.

Fast, Low-Cost, and Hassle-Free Short Run Garment Printing

Print and press up to 171 garments per hour! Compared to direct-to-garment, screen printing or print-cut vinyl, ChromaBlast provides you with by far the lowest start-up cost of any professional garment printing system. With no fuss, no muss and free user-friendly software, ChromaBlast is an extremely reliable and easy to use system


Gel-Based Formulation in High-Capacity Cartridges

A gel-based formulation, ChromaBlast-R is packaged in high-capacity cartridges for maximum reliability and extended uninterrupted printing.


Extreme Color

ChromaBlast-R delivers extremely vibrant colors that OEM inks simply cannot match.


Superior Washability

Other digital transfers may initially look OK, but only ChromaBlast has commercial quality color-fastness. Keep your customers coming back with prints that stand up to repeated washing.


Incredibly Soft Image Feel

Don’t settle for the rubbery feel of print-cut vinyl or conventional transfer paper. Especially after a single washing, ChromaBlast leaves only a vibrant tattoo-like image that feels like it is part of the cotton.



PartnerPlus is our comprehensive user support program; real-time product support, color management software support, full product warranty, technical phone support for printers that are under OEM warranty - 100% satisfaction guaranteed!


Color Management Software

Windows or Mac, Sawgrass provides FREE color management software with your initial ink purchase.

MacProfile for Mac OS

Sawgrass’ MacProfiles are specially developed ICC profiles to be used with our ChromaBlast-R ink sets in conjunction with the Ricoh Mac OS driver. MacProfiles have been optimized to give you rich, vibrant colors across a wide variety of image types and substrates and are compatible with popular Mac OS design software including Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Elements.


Palette Swatch Library and Proof Palette for Mac OS

Included with the MacProfile are Sawgrass’ Palette Swatch Library and Proofing Palette. Palette Swatch Library is a collection of preset colors highly suitable for sublimation printing. Proof Palette can be printed and transferred to the substrates of your choice to create a color matching swatch booklet, a handy reference guide to see how the final printed colors will appear once pressed. Use them together for spot on color matching.


ChromaBlast-R Printer Driver for Windows OS

ChromaBlast-R Driver, printer driver for Windows OS makes printing beautiful transfers a breeze. Powerful features enable users to easily optimize color output for photographs, vector graphics or spot colors on a wide variety of substrates. Plus, ChromaBlast-R Driver Printer Driver handles routine and otherwise tedious printing options, like mirror image, automatically.


ColorSure Palette with Custom Palette Utility for Windows OS

When loaded into design software such as CorelDraw, PhotoShop, Illustrator or Elements, ColorSure Palette for Windows OS enables you to control how spot colors in your image will look once transferred. Whether you are matching a customer’s spot color or creating new designs, simply fill solid portions of artwork with a color from the palette, and you will achieve precisely the correct colors. With handy features like Custom Palette Utility, you can even create a custom palette, ready to use on future jobs!