Sublimation Parameter

If you’re confused about or just don’t have any idea of what parameters of sublimation should correspond to what product, then please refer to our systematically formulated Sublimation Parameter table, which includes precisely categorized items, printing temperatures, printing times, as well as tips and advises on sublimation printing.

Sublimation Parameter
No.         Item Name Temp. Celsius Degree / Fahrenheit Time(S)   Remark
1 Ceramic/Glass
Mug
Real Temp.→180︒C / 350 F 120-180 1. Printing on sublimation paper, mirror image;
2. Use mug press;
3. Medium Pressure
180︒C / 350 F 15
2 Metallic Mugs Real Temp.→180︒C / 350 F 120-150 1.
Printing on sublimation paper, mirror image;
2. Use mug press;
3. Medium Pressure
180︒C / 350 F 15
3 Ceramic Plate 180︒C / 350 F 360 1. Printing on
sublimation paper, mirror image;
2. Use 3D Vac-u-press;
120 1. Printing on
sublimation paper, mirror image;
2. Use plate press;
4. Medium pressure.
4 Ceramic Tile 180︒C
/ 350 F
360 1. Printing on sublimation
paper, mirror image;
2. Use flat heat press;
3. Printing side upward for better printing;
4. Medium pressure.
5 Metal Board
(Aluminum/Metal Material)
180︒C  / 350 F 60 1. Printing on sublimation
paper, mirror image;
2. Tear off the protective film on the board before printing;
3. Use flat heat press;
4. High pressure.
6 Ceramic Christmas Ornament
(Both-side Printable)
180︒C  / 350 F 360 1. Printing on sublimation
paper, mirror image;
2. Use flat heat press;
3. Printing side upward for better printing;
4. Medium pressure.
5. Print both sides simultaneously.
7 Pu Keychain 180︒C  / 350 F 60 1. Print on the sublimation
paper, mirror image;
2. Take off the metal ring before printing.
8 T-Shirt
(Non Cotton Material)
180︒C / 350 F 60 1. Printing on sublimation
paper, mirror image;
2. Use flat heat press;
3. High pressure;
4. Only for non cotton material, polyester mostly.
9 T-Shirt
(Light Color Cotton Material)
180︒C  / 350 F 15 1. Printing on light color
transfer paper (blue grid on the back) through
printer with pigment ink, mirror image;
2. Use flat heat press;
3. High pressure;
4. Peel off the transfer paper immediately after printing;
5. Only for light color cotton T-shirts.
10 T-Shirt
(Dark Color Cotton Material)
180︒C  / 350 F 15 1. Printing on dark color
transfer paper (red grid on the back) through printer with
pigment ink, non mirror image;
2. Peel off base paper before printing, tag the image on T-shirt upwards
and put
silicon paper above;
3. Use flat heat press;
4. High pressure;
5. Cold peel only;
6. For All T-shirts.
11 Textile
(Polyester/Canvas Material)
180︒C  / 350 F 90 1. Printing on sublimation
paper, mirror image;
2. Use flat heat press;
3. High pressure;
12 Puzzle
(Paper/Flet/Fabric/Hardboard Material)
180︒C  / 350 F 90 1. Printing on sublimation
paper, mirror image;
2. Image and printing side matched tight without margin;
3. Medium Pressure.
13 Water Bottle
 (Aluminum/Stainless Steel Material)
Real Temp
.→180︒C / 350 F
120-180 1. Design shall not be 10 cm higher than the heater, or use
Silicon Mug
Wrap for bigger printing area;
2. Printing on sublimation paper, mirror image;
3. Plastic cover shall be taken away before printing;
4. Small Pressure.
180︒C  / 350 F 15
14 Sublimation Glass Frame 180︒C  / 350 F 360 1. Printing on
sublimation paper, no mirror image;
2. Thermal tape not to tagged on the printing side;
3. Printing side upward with medium pressure, 10mm thickness one
preheat
downward 2mins firstly.
15 Glass Cutting Board
(Tempered Glass)
180︒C  / 350 F 360 1. Printing on sublimation
paper, no mirror image;
2. Use flat heat press;
3. Medium pressure.
16 Sublimation Crystal 180︒C  / 350 F 360-420 1. Printing on sublimation
paper, no mirror image;
2. Thermal tape not to tagged on the printing side;
3. Printing side downward to be preheated for 2-3mins, then upward
printing
with medium pressure.
17 MDF Items 180︒C  / 350 F 90 1. Printing on sublimation
paper, mirror image;
2. Tear off protection film before printing;
3. Medium pressure.
18 Plastic Mug 180︒C  / 350 F 120 1. Printing on sublimation
paper, mirror image;
2. Put the printing tool into the mug before printing to avid
deformation;
3. Medium pressure.
19 Polymer Material 180︒C  / 350 F 120 1. Printing on sublimation
paper, mirror image;
2. Printing side by side, peel off the sublimation paper after printed one
side,
thermal paper needed to protect the other side during printing;
3. Medium pressure.
20 Fridge Magnet 180︒C / 350 F 100 1. Printing on sublimation
paper, mirror image;
2. Use flat heat press;
3. Medium Pressure.
21 Photo Slate (Rock) 180︒C  / 350 F 420-600 1. Printing on sublimation
paper, mirror image;
2. Image and printing side matched tight without margin;
3. Printing image side down;
4. Medium Pressure.
22 Cat Bowl / Dog
Bowl
190︒C
/ 390 F
1020 1.Use
Sublimation Oven
2. Stick image on the item and wrap it with a  bowl wrap;
3. Preheat the machine to 190
23 Stainless
Steel Bottle (Printed with
Wraps by Oven)
190︒C  / 390 F 420 1.
Use Sublimation Oven
2.Print on the sublimation paper, mirror image;
3. Wrap the image and bottle tightly with mug wrap;
4. Remove the plastic lid before printing.
24 Shot
Glass
190︒C  / 390 F 1020 1.
Printing on sublimation paper, mirror image;
2. Fix the paper and the mug tightly with thermal tapes (thermal tapes
shall be
kept away from the golden rim);
3. Preheat the heater till 195
4. Print the shot glasses with the heater.
25 3D Phone Cover 190︒C  / 390 F Without Preheat 600 1.
Printing on sublimation paper, mirror image;
2. Tear off protection film before printing;
3. For paper folding and wrapping, paper shall be folded and wrapped
tightly on the
angles of covers with right angles (as for iPhone covers); paper shall be
cut and folded
alone the diagonal for covers without right angles;
4. Turn on the machine.
5. Make sure the paper wraps the cover tightly during vacuum;
6. Manipulate the printing fast to reduce heat loss;
7. Put it into cold water.
190︒C  / 390 F With Preheat 150 1.
Printing on sublimation paper, mirror image;
2. Tear off protection film before printing;
3. Fasten the picture with the cover with thermal tapes outside and
inside;
4. For paper folding and wrapping, paper shall be folded and wrapped
tightly on the angles of covers with right angles (as for iPhone covers);
paper shall be cut and folded alone the diagonal for covers without right
angles;
5. Preheat the machine to 145 for 20mins.
6. Make sure the paper wraps the cover tightly during vacuum;
7. Manipulate the printing fast to reduce heat loss;
8. Put it into cold water.
26 3DiPad Cover 190︒C  / 390 F Without Preheat 600 1.
Printing on sublimation paper, mirror image;
2. Tear off protection film before printing;
3. Folding the paper through the diagonal and press tight;
4. Preheat the machine to 190︒C Make sure the paper wraps the cover tightly
during vacuum;
5. Manipulate the printing fast to reduce heat loss;
6. Put it into cold water.
190︒C  / 390 F With Preheat 240 1.
Printing on sublimation paper, mirror image;
2. Tear off protection film before printing;
3. Fasten the picture with the cover with thermal tapes outside and
inside;
4. Folding the paper through the diagonal and press tight;
5. Preheat the machine to 190︒C for 20mins. Make sure the paper wraps the
cover tightly during vacuum;
6. Manipulate the printing fast to reduce heat loss;
7. Put it into cold water.
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