Why is sublimation superior to other printing technologies?

Sublimation has many advantages over other printing processes which makes it special and unique. Find out why you should choose sublimation printing on Unisub and ChromaLuxe substrates.

Unlike most printing technologies, which print (UV) inks directly onto the final product, sublimation uses a transfer system. So with sublimation, a print is made and then transferred with heat and pressure onto the final product. This offers several advantages. For example, sublimation printing on aluminum is also known as HD Metal Prints in reference to their High Definition (HD) visual quality.


The colors of the printed image are infused into the coating. The amazing end result has a surface like glass. The coating is extremely hard and more scratch resistant than any other printing technology, making it ideal for items like bag tags, jewelry, name badges, etc. 

Photographs or fine-art reproductions do not need to be protected by glass. 

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Images printed with sublimation technology can be cleaned with any non-abrasive cleaning fluid, even strong disinfectants, acids and alkaline products. 

Our aluminum products are totally resistant to humidity and water, and will not rust. They are also lightweight, making them easy to mount.

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