One common issue in sublimation printing is: How to remain the same color when we change roll sublimation paper? As we all know, when changing a new paper, the color changes into the one that is different from before, or it does not show the real color you want, etc.
As a professional sublimation paper manufacturer, our job is not only providing quality material to our customers but also helping them solve the issues. So don’t worry, we are going to talk about it now.
When we meet this condition in the process of sublimation printing, we will be very anxious and worried, and our first reaction would be: the sublimation transfer paper
is bad, I was cheated, I have to talk with my vendor now, right now! Actually, it isn’t the answer.
First, the color changes don’t mean the dye sublimation paper
is bad. When we want to deliver sublimation ink into the sublimation transfer paper, we use an inkjet printer, which does not have a brain. It does not know what to do unless we tell them what to do. So communication is necessary. But the printer does not talk the human language, so we intelligent human beings, could talk with them in printer’s language, that language is an ICC profile. An ICC profile is a set of data that characterizes a color input or output device, or a color space, describe the color attributes of a particular device or viewing requirement by defining a mapping between the device source or target color space. Simply put – a good ICC profile provides an accurate description of the characteristics of a digital device or working color space. So tell the devices what to do, they will do the right job for us. ICC profile is necessary, do not ignore it.
Second, according to some customers, they buy the paper from the same vendor every time, but every time, the color is different. I inquired our engineer typically, his answer was: That’s because their base paper changes. When some customers pay more attention to reducing the price, some companies decide to use cheaper and cheaper raw material in order to win the business from them. In this case, it is because of the paper quality. Customers should pay attention to it.
Anyway, in the sublimation industry, if you are lucky in using the right paper, no problems occur; if you are using the wrong roll sublimation paper, many problems could happen, and the problems will be more and more.
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