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dye sublimation

[¦dī ‚səb·lə¦mā·shən]
(graphic arts)
Printing process in which rolls of film coated with sublimable dyes are transferred to a receiver sheet by a digitally driven thermal printhead; variations in temperature control the amount of dye that sublimates, thus varying the color intensity.
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Long-time EFI customer Imaged Advertising Creations (IAC), Toronto, is the first company in Canada to install the 17-foot wide EFI VUTEk FabriVU 520 dye-sublimation printer from Electronics For Imaging, Inc.
The sublimation ink segment has witnessed major demand owing to increase in demand for dye-sublimation printer in computer printing applications.
Plus, attendees can see the company's latest advancement for the expanding soft-signage market: the EFI VUTEk FabriVUA(r) 340i - an aqueous dispersed dye-sublimation printer offering in-line calendering.
For example, Epson hosts its annual Digital Couture event in New York City, bringing leading designers to create a line of apparel using the Epson SureColor F9200 dye-sublimation printer.
Epson's latest dye-sublimation printer, the F7170, is designed for the roll-to-roll digital textile market and integrates true roll-to-roll support for unprecedented levels of performance, reliability, and image quality for printing on fabrics and soft signage.
The Durst Rhotex 320 is the first industrial speed dye-sublimation printer offering the highest quality fabric printing available.
Sony offers its Model UP-DR80MD medical-grade digital printer, a full-page, dye-sublimation printer for fast and cost-effective performance for a range of advanced surgical and ultrasound applications.
Kinney photo customers can choose to output their prints immediately on a thermal dye-sublimation printer, or transmit them to the store's minilab for conventional one-hour printing.
The Sony is unique in that it is a dye-sublimation printer with a maximum print size of 4 x 6 inches edge to edge.
A full-color dye-sublimation printer, it prints continuous-tone photo ID cards edge-to-edge on standard CR-80 PVC cards.
Grace uses a Kodak SLR professional camera, a Kodak professional Dye-Sublimation printer and Kodak software.
Olympus America Inc., a provider of film and digital photography, has launched the P-400, a professional-quality, high-speed dye-sublimation printer that dramatically reduces the cost of photo-realistic printing for professional and amateur photographers, and digital imaging professionals in a host of other applications.