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Sublimation

What is sublimation and how does it work?

Dye sublimation is this cool process where an image is printed onto Heat Transfer Paper then applied to a specially coated ceramic, metal or polyester fabric via heat transfer. Sublimation ink has this unique ability to convert from a solid to a gas using a heat press which is controlled by time and pressure. The high temperature from a heat transfer press opens the pores of the polymer and allows the gas to enter the substrate. When the temperature cools, the pores close and the gas reverts to a solid state leavng the impression that was first printed onto the Heat Transfer Paper.
We stock a great range of sublimation imprintables and polyester shirts if you fancy this method.

Why choose sublimation?

Choose Dye Sub when you have a large sports team with a 100% Polyester Sportswear uniform to name and number.
Choose Dye Sub when you want to place your beloved dogs face on a mug. Choose Dye Sub when you have a stack of Stubby Holders to hand out to your team mates at the next training session.


Sublimation FAQs

Is there a set up fee?

No, there's no set up fee for sublimation.

What is the turnaround for sublimation?

Standard order: 7-10 business days.

Express order: 4 business days.

Pronto: Next business day
There is a cut off time of 10:30am to receive it the next business day
If choosing shipping, you must be in the express post network, otherwise next business day cannot be guarenteed

Is there a minimum quantity with sublimation?

There's no minimum quantity with sublimation

How long does sublimation last?

Sublimation will last the life of the garment or object.

What garments/products can be sublimated?

We can only sublimate onto white polyester garments and white mugs that we have available.

Can I bring my own garments to be sublimated?

We can accept white polyester garments however they need to be brand new (never worn). We also cannot replace your garment if anything goes wrong so we strong suggest bringing a spare if possible.
Unfortunately we don't accept mugs/cups as the ones we use are specially designed for sublimation.

What are the artwork requirements for sublimation?

We require high-resolution (300dpi) .png files. We accept all other file types as we can convert them to what we need however they need to be high-resolution.

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