The best sublimation printers

Best sublimation printers; two white printers on a yellow background
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The best sublimation printers help you bring your creative ideas to life, by using heat and pressure. Also known as a dye-sublimation printer, it transfers your personalised design onto specialised transfer paper using sublimation inks. 

Once you've done that, you can position the paper onto your chosen product, be it a mug, t-shirt, or other item, and use heat to transfer the image onto it. (See our roundup of the best heat press machines).  Some sublimation printers can also print directly onto fabrics.

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Beren Neale
Ecom Editor

Beren has worked on creative titles at Future Publishing for over 13 years. Cutting his teeth as Staff Writer on the digital art magazine ImagineFX, he moved on to edit several creative titles, and is currently the Ecommerce Editor on the most effective creative website in the world. When he's not testing and reviewing the best ergonomic office chairs, phones, laptops, TVs, monitors and various types of storage, he can be found finding and comparing the best deals on the tech that creatives value the most.

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