How does the sublimation print technology work ?

Sublimation is a digital print technology that allows the reproduction of full color images on a variety of hard substrates, such as Aluminum, Steel, MDF and Hardboard.


Sublimation involves the use of special dye inks that change from a solid to a gas without ever passing through the liquid phase. Inks are infused into the Unisub and ChromaLuxe substrates, creating a print with sublime vibrant colors.

The sublimation process explained :

FASE #1: Everything starts with a digitized image. This can be a family photo, an illustration or a graphic logo. This digital file will be printed on a dedicated printer loaded with transfer paper using sublimation inks.

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FASE #2: The combination of the print and the substrate (aluminum, steel or wood) are placed together into a heat press. Using temperatures around 400°F (200°C) and medium to high pressure, the magic can start. The inks become a gas and are infused into the substrate's coating.

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