One of the most visually appealing methods of digital printing is known as dye-sublimation. As the name implies, coloured dyes are printed onto a carrier paper and then sublimated into a textile material using heat and pressure. Sublimation in chemistry means changing from a solid to a gaseous state—exactly what happens in dye-sublimation printing.
Correctly done, dye-sublimation is an attractive, vibrant and durable method of textile, garment and product decoration that cannot be matched by any other digital process. Direct-to-garment methods exist and may well improve in the future. But for premium results, dye-sublimation is still the favoured process because it is tried and proven.Read More