How to Store the Dye Sublimation Ink?

How to Store the Dye Sublimation Ink?

Dye sublimation ink is a special ink for sublimation printing, and it is indispensable. People can heat transferring images onto pre-coated ceramics, metals and plastic by using it, and it can produce brilliant color and good light fastness. On the other words, sublimation products cant be produced without dye sublimation ink.

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The quality of sublimation ink concerns the result of sublimation printing, but many people lack of basic knowledge about how to store the dye sublimation ink, and dont make full use of the sublimation ink. Here are some tips for how to store the sublimation ink.

1. Pay attention to the expiration date.

Sublimation ink which is out of expiration date should not be use anymore. Once you find the ink is out of expiration date, please throw it away with no hesitation .And the sublimation paper should not be stored in a freezer, or it will be destroyed and become useless.

2. Stay away from sunlight

Sublimation ink, especially the water-based sublimation ink should avoid the sunlight and too much heat, or the service life of the ink will be shortened.

3. Inks should be packed in air tight containers

When pack the sublimation ink, there are many things should be pay attention to. First, the inks should be packed in air tight containers, and it’s better to be shipped with bottles. Then, all the containers should be stored flat in order to avoid the shaking.

4. Wash the tools with distilled water

When you wash the tools, you’d better use the distilled water to protect to tools and guarantee the cartridges are dry, then you can pour the sublimation ink into the cartridges.


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