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How long do you sublimate a tumbler?


If you are wondering how long to sublimate a tumbler, the answer is: it depends on the size and type of your tumbler. Here is why:

The easy way is to use a heat press

The easiest way to sublimate tumbler is with a heat press. A heat press is a device that can be used to take off the outer layer of glass and expose the inner layers, effectively making it look like it was made in the early 1900s. Just set your tumbler on top of this tool, wait for about five minutes (depending on how thick your glass is), then use a very sharp knife or razor blade to cut around your design. Then simply remove any excess glass from inside before cleaning up with water and rubbing alcohol if needed!

You can use an oven too

You can also use an oven. The temperature of the oven should be as low as possible, and you should use a timer to regulate it. Make sure that the tumbler is placed on a heat-resistant surface and not directly touching any part of the walls or door frame.

How long to preheat your oven

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Preheat your tumblers with the heat press at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.

How long to sublimate your tumbler with heat press

The length of time to sublimate your tumbler with heat press depends on the size of your tumbler. The temperature also depends on the size of your tumbler, so if you have a large one, it will take longer to 20oz sublimation tumbler than if you had a small one.

The type of material involved matters as well: glass is more fragile than metal (although obviously glass is still more durable than plastic) and therefore requires more patience when handling.

Also important are thicknesses—if there’s not enough room inside for all materials being heated simultaneously, then some materials might be exposed before others even get started! Finally, whether or not there’s an insulating layer between layers can affect how long each individual layer takes to reach its final destination (i

How long to sublimate your tumbler with oven

To sublimate your tumbler, you will need a digital thermometer and preheated oven. The best way to sublimate is by using an oven that was calibrated specifically for this purpose (such as the one I use in my lab). Before you begin, make sure the temperature of your oven has been set at 200°F (93°C) or higher.

After preheating the oven, place your tumbler inside it for 20 minutes until it reaches room temperature; then remove from heat and let cool for 24 hours before removing from its container again so that all moisture has evaporated from inside.

Time will depend on size and type of tumbler

The time it takes to sublimate a tumbler will vary depending on the size and type of glass.

  • Smaller tumblers are faster to sublimate than larger ones.
  • A clear glass jar may require more time than a traditional, stained glass one because of its high transparency and clarity.


The bottom line is that there are many ways to sublimate your tumbler and you can find the one that works for you. The best way is to try a few different methods and see which one works best for you.

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