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5 Causes for Horizontal Banding on Sublimation Transfers

Do you see lines running across a printed transfer? It may be due to one of five causes.

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When you see lines running across a printed transfer, that’s horizontal banding. Possible causes include:

  1. An incomplete nozzle check-up
  2. Wrong driver settings
  3. An unaligned printer
  4. The computer is not sending information fast enough
  5. The encoder wheel needs cleaning

Call your sublimation supplier’s tech support department for assistance in determining which problem you have and how to correct it.

David Gross

David Gross

David Gross is president of Condé Systems Inc., of Mobile, Ala. For the past 24 years, he has devoted his work to advancing sublimation technology.

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