What fabrics can you print using sublimation printing?

 What fabrics can you print using sublimation printing? - GetWin Industrial Co., LTD

dye sublimation printing

Sublimation printing is a technique that uses heat transfer inks. These inks turn into gas under the influence of heat and combine with a 100% polyester medium. Since the ink becomes part of the structure of the material, the images on the fabric don’t fade or crack - even after multiple washings.  
Any fabric having polymeric cellular structure. If that sounds like Greek to you, read the answer above as to why polymers are important, no, necessary for dye sublimation to work properly.

dye sublimation printing
Having said that, there are a spate of fabrics that go by different names that are polymeric fabrics like polyester. They include polyacrylonitrile (Orlon and Acrilon brand names), acrylic (same brand names as previous), nylon (not printable with dye sublimation, though), polyethylene terephthalate (polyester), spandex, and a couple others that I can’t remember off the top of my head.
However, due to cost factors, availability, and ease of use, polyester is the best and least costly fabric available for graphic printing. If you have a dye sublimation printer and heat press, by all means, experiment with it. You might discover something new!

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