What do you need for a Sublimation set-up? 

Recommended Equipment List 

The following components are needed to build an effective Sawgrass desktop sublimation studio Typotech Imaging System can help you with selecting the right components for your needs.

Sawgrass supported Epson or Ricoh inkjet printer with:

  • Sawgrass Sublimation Ink
  • Sawgrass TruPix Sublimation Printing Paper
  • Sawgrass Print Drivers / ICC Color Profiles
  • PowerDriver print driver for SubliJet IQ and SubliJet-R inks


Professional graphics design software:

  • CorelDRAW Suite
  • Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe Elements or Adobe Illustrator




Heat Press (choose size and style depending on your intended product line):

  • Flat press
  • Mug press
  • Specialty press
  • Vacuum Press
  • Convection oven (for volume mugs used in conjunction with wraps)


Layout and Production Accessories:

  • Heat resistant tape and dispenser
  • Blow out paper (throw away paper)
  • Teflon sheets or skirt to protect bottom platen of press
  • Oven Glove (for handling hot items)
  • Paper cutter
  • Scissors