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The major con of this type of sublimation printing is that it is expensive. While dye sublimation printers are made for household as well as professional use, they can cost around $300 for a small home one and can go up to $600 for a more high-end product.
For larger printers for mass production, they can cost up to $10,000. Keep in mind, however, that this is remarkably less steep than what they were a few years ago, but one has to remember that this is just for the printer alone.
Other required products include a heat press and printing paper, which can significantly bring up the cost. Well-made heat presses can cost from $150 to $500, and the sublimation paper used for the printer can be worth over $100 depending on how much you need.
Printing paper must also be purchased sparingly as opposed to the machines used. It must be noted that the price of this equipment is worth it in the long run when it comes to the quality of the print.
Another noteworthy con is, as expressed before, that this type of printing can mostly be done on polyester fabrics. They need to be 100% polyester for the best outcome. If you want to print on items that aren’t made from fabric, they must be poly-coated for the process to be most efficient.