Dye Sublimation: Basic to Advanced

Type: Training
Date: 05/22/12 12:00 AM CT - 05/24/12 12:00 AM CT
Location: Fairfax, VA United States
Web site: http://www.sgia.org/training_and_education/workshops/dye_sub.cfm
Email: jshell@sgia.org
Phone: 888.385.3588

Class Size: 15 students
Member price: $349.00

Non-member price: $499.00

Come and learn about the hottest digital trend in specialty imaging that's being used to print on a wide range of products, including: Soft signage, promotional products and high-end apparel.

This three-day workshop — a mix of lecture and hands-on exercises — will cover the full spectrum of dye-sublimation technology, including:

  • Equipment, software, and consumables for every budget
  • Troubleshooting techniques to enhance production efficiency
  • Tools and materials to speed up your workflow
  • Proper procedures for soft-signage, ad-specialty and high-end apparel production
  • How to get great color from dye sublimation
  • Creating a new profit center

We'll discuss the science behind sublimation technology, popular dye sub systems, a variety of consumable and software options; and product-specific accessories needed for success.

Who should attend?

Business owners and production personnel interested in enhancing their own products and learning about this form of decoration, or anyone interested in developing a new business product range that can be produced with small to medium capital investment and limited space. This is also a perfect class for business owners evaluating sublimation integration or for those wanting to learn what's new in sublimation and soft signage. Persons interested in wide format dye sublimation inkjet printing and color management will also gain valuable knowledge.

What you will learn

  • Dye sublimation technology
  • Equipment and software choices
  • Materials and substrates
  • Workflow
  • Troubleshooting the process
  • Color Management

This workshop takes place in SGIA's state-of-the-art laboratory located in Fairfax, VA (a suburb of Washington, DC). The focused, small-class setting allows you to master Dye Sublimation Printing. Learn from the industry's top instructors and walk away with confidence and skill. Register now — space is limited. All workshops are taught in English.

*Minimum class size requirements must be met 2 1/2 weeks prior to workshop start date in order to hold workshop. SGIA Registration/Cancellation Policies.

For more information, contact SGIA's Johnny Shell or call SGIA at 888.385.3588.