Sublimation is a printing technique where artwork is transferred from high-release paper to a garment using heat and pressure. The ink turns into a gaseous state and embeds into the garment fibers, providing durability without a rubbery texture. This process is suitable for microfiber/polyester fabrics, but not for cotton-based shirts.
Mug sublimation involves transferring artwork onto a coated surface. Unlike garments, mugs require a special coating to become a sublimation substrate. This coating allows the image to transfer onto the product's surface, enabling customization on various materials.