en10 – how to sublimate polyester apparel/clothing in a standard flat heat press before you start you will need all of these items. create your image at 300dpi in rgb mode. size it to fit the garment. print in reverse (mirrored) using sawgrass sublimation inks and sublimation transfer paper. preheat the press to 380-390â°f / 193 – 199â°c. set the time to 35-45 seconds. set the pressure to very light (10 psi). place a sheet of paper on the heat press to keep the press clean.
place the garment onto the press. use a lint brush or roller to remove any debris. cover with a clean teflon sheet. lightly press the garment for 5 seconds to remove any moisture. place the print onto the garment. cover with a teflon sheet to protect the heat press. when time is finished quickly remove the transfer to stop the sublimation process. beware the garment will be very hot! cool the garment.
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