Dye-Sublimation – A Complete Guide [Part 1]

Dye-sublimation printing can seem like a very complicated process to many people, even those involved in the printing industry. In layman’s terms, it is a printing technology that is computerized and uses heat to transfer dye onto materials like paper, cardboard, fabric, or plastic. To accomplish this, the method employs a secondary process instead of directly printing on the end product.

There are many questions that people have about the dye-sublimation printing process, so we are going to answer most of them here and in part 2 of this article. Let’s take a look at some of the most commonly asked questions about dye-sublimation printing and try to answer them as best we can.