Introduction to Dye Sublimation Heat Transfer Imprinting –

Condé’s David Gross presents an introduction to dye sublimation heat transfer printing. He shows the complete overview and history of present day digital imprinting. The transfers are created using a Ricoh® or Virtuoso® printer with Sawgrass® sublimation inks on DyeTrans® Sublimation Paper, with a George Knight™ heat press. All products are available from, or the latest version will be.

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  1. Jackpotmedianow
    May 19, 2015

    I have a epson wf 7110 and installed dye sublimation but when I printed on the conde paper and heated it nothing transferred

  2. Conde Sublimation
    July 6, 2015

    +Emma DeSantis You only use Sublimation paper with dye sublimation inks. It's not really a "Transfer paper" as it has no emulsion. It is really just a "tray" to transfer the inks in the pattern to the press for heating. We recommend DyeTrans Multi Purpose Sublimation paper.

  3. Robert Wilcox
    July 14, 2015

    can you sublam onto regular gildan light shirts or are the sublam shirts coated

  4. The BBQ Jerk
    July 17, 2015

    Will this work on vinyl fabrics?

  5. Norman Hanson
    October 14, 2015

    can a HP Deskjet 1510 be used for printing

  6. Steves Projects
    October 21, 2015

    Thankyou for explaining this subject in simple terms very helpful

  7. Blue Crab Clothing
    November 16, 2015

    how much are the printers

  8. Ann Hogg
    January 28, 2016

    Hi can you please tell me if I have been sold the wrong ink dye.For my Ricoh SG7100dn,only when I try to heat press it goes yellow.If this is the case please how do I rectify it I bought the printer and the ink together from printer base in the UK.

  9. SiO MAV
    February 17, 2016

    Could you do a gaming controller with this process?

  10. Aisha Hale
    August 16, 2016

    I have burnout fabric 60 poly 40 cotton, can I do sublimation printing on this fabric?

  11. Aisha Hale
    August 16, 2016

    great…so what's the best printing for 60/40 burnout

  12. Krešimir Jović
    August 24, 2016

    what's with the oki printer? are they ok for sublimation?

  13. weewilly2007
    October 14, 2016

    Is this any different from regular heat activated printing like those old iron-on T shirts? Only better of course I should hope, given that those vinyl, rubbery print jobs have been around since the 70s. But what's with the big name? Just to match the big price, or something even trickier still? As the word sublimation calls to mind shrinks and their psychobabble right? If not conspiracy theorists with their ideas of subliminal implanting through the radio and television etc. So why haul out some rather obscure chemistry term (allegedly where the word comes from) For goods that would essentially be used in merchandising and to make consumer products? And what's with the big name?
    Especially if it's proven that the exact same thing is being sold (for
    different application, and to different segments) at a much cheaper
    price, under a different name? Surely there are bodies and
    agencies in place to prevent this right? Even if big industry may be
    reluctant to spell out the precise contents and processes of their
    products. There is such a thing as trade secrets after all. That even Colonel Sanders is known to fall back on
    But just imagine if we're dealing with powerful sociopaths in high
    places who have it in their interest to forward such practices. Where people are charged for the type of words they use, and how large their vocabulary is That is to say, the larger your vocabulary, the higher your price point, Based on the assumption that higher education accords higher pay scales Unless you were an autodidact of course, In which case you would be screwed of course. Along with every other independent thinker or person with a conscience on this planet? All in the name of streamlining and market segmentation?

  14. Frank Ardiles
    October 29, 2016

    Hi, interesting video. I wanna begin into the business. If I print a round image in a rectangular sublimation paper for heat transferring into a white T-shirt, I will see the image round or rectangular? Thanks for your reply.

  15. Willy Alexander
    February 1, 2017

    sorry im new here.
    i read wiki,
    it said that…

    "These are not to be confused with dye sublimation heat transfer imprinting printers, which use special inks to create transfers designed to be imprinted on textiles, and in which the dyes do indeed sublimate.[1] These are done at lower temperatures but higher pressures, particularly in all-over print processes."

    is this the same? or how are they diff? thx

  16. Julie Robertson
    February 7, 2017

    how would i sublimate onto linen?

  17. Nicole Schmitt
    March 23, 2017

    thank you, your video was very informative!

  18. askyamomboutme
    June 6, 2017

    can I use a sublimation large format and make canvas art with good quality

  19. kyle eaton
    June 15, 2017

    Doesn't sublimation mean from a solid state straight to a gas state? How is ink to a shirt sublimation?

  20. Jasmine Nie
    July 17, 2017


  21. SkyColor Printer
    November 19, 2017

    very nice video .perfecto

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