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    Sublimation Paper vs Plain Paper - surprising result!

    So I heard that you could use plain paper rather than sublimation paper but I didn't believe it. We just tested it ourselves and this is trupix paper on the left and cheap xerox paper on the right. Exactly the same result! Before I switch over, can anyone think of a good reason to carry on using expensive sublimation paper?

    EDIT - we've since tried this with a few more designs and after looking at a few results the plain paper doesn't seem to transfer quite as well. As you were :)
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    good enough reason for NOT using copy paper is image transfer more grainy, and colour gamut is lower.

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    Thin paper doesn't hold much ink and can ripple. Which mugs are those?

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    Very impressed with your top to bottom print. Can I ask what mug press you are using?

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    That design lends itself to getting a better result on cheaper paper. As Paul said on the grain aspect, it would be hidden a fair bit on that image. Paper is cheap enough these days not to worry that much.

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