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Middletown TEC Lab Makerspace: Heat Press/Sublimation

Sublimation

Sublimation is a kind of heat transfer process which makes the image an actual part of the item. The final result will vary depending on temperature, time, pressure, ink brand, ink coverage, etc.

Using Sublimation Sheets:

  • Blank side is the printing side
  • Avoid fingerprints on the coated side before and after printing
  • Curled or folded sheets should not be used
  • Ink used must be sublimation ink

Sublimation temperature and time

How much does it cost?

Sublimation and vinyl charges (Price includes blank item + use of custom materials (sublimation, vinyl, heat transfer, water slide decals)):

  • Tote Bags  + sublimation mugs - $4
  • Regular Mugs - $2
  • Cups / Glasses - $2
  • Plastic Cups - $2
  • Mouse pads - $2

Heat Press/Sublimation Printing

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