The following notes are designed to help you get the best results using sublimatable materials. While these products are designed specifically for color sublimation, proper preparation of the transfer and heat press is critical to achieving optimal quality.
Please refer to the manuals provided with your printer and sublimation supplies for detailed instructions on configuring and troubleshooting your system. In preparing full color sublimation transfers it is essential to disable color matching from your graphic design software. You should utilize the color correction solution designed for your printer and brand of sublimation ink. The colors of the sublimation transfer may appear washed out. This is normal and the desired result of color adjustment for the transfer process. Equipment and conditions do vary, therefore the suggested times are given as good starting points from which you may experiment and find the conditions that give you the best results from your system. Continue reading “More Sublimation Tips from Unisub”
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Our great friends at Unisub, who manufacturer many of our sublimation and heat transfer blanks, always have great ideas and suggestions when it comes to how to best sublimate. Here are a few of our favorites!
Don’t Give in to Pressure!
A common error when creating sublimation items is the application of too much pressure when pressing them. People often mash down the platen much harder than it needs to go. Continue reading “Sublimation Tips from Unisub”