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It's actually pretty easy to SILKSCREEN sublimation inks - they are relatively cheap, and are available from companies like GL.

Silscreen sublimation gives far stronger colours (especially black) than inkjet sublimation, and for a MUCH lower cost (for volume prints).
 

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Sorry, my mistake GL is a company in South Africa, but most silkscreen ink suppliers sell silkscreen sublimation inks, as these have been used for more than 40 years (BASF afaik invented them in the 1st place).

Try Inks Sublipoint

This is a good point to start from - they should be able to refer you to someone closer to you.
 

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If you want to make sportswear, umbrellas, flags, gym wear, and countless other products, then there's no substitute for sublimation and it's for this market that silkscreen sublimation inks are used.

Plastisol is useless for anything that is stretchy and needs to be hard wearing.

If you look at a lycra bodysuit (like the ones used for diving and gym), in it's natural state, lycra starts out life as white, and gets sublimated to the colours you buy it in.

Silkscreen sublimation inks are dirt cheap - miles cheaper than inkjet sublimation inks, and in some instances cheaper than standard sublimation inks.

Then if your volumes are really large, you can even use LITHO sublimation inks - these are used for very large volumes of mug transfers, crash helmets, skateboards and so on.
 

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If you're doing large volumes, or if you need high density, nothing beats silkscreen (or litho) sublimation.

Nowdays with the automatic silkscreen presses, full colour is definately possible with a pretty fine dot.
 
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