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Do you know Heat transfer Printing?

Apr. 09, 2021

As a Pet Film Printing Ink Factory, share with you. Heat transfer is an new trending printing process, which has been introduced from abroad for more than 10 years. This process printing method is divided into two parts: transfer printing and after-printing process.

Part 1: Pet Film Printing

The Pet Film transfer printing adopts dot printing (resolution up to 300dpi). First you need print out the artwork at the film. The printed imaged has rich color performance, and less range different in hues. Great for large quantity and mass productivity.

Part 2: Heat and Press transfer process

This step the exquisite pattern on the transfer film to the surface of the product through a heat transfer machine (heat and pressure). The ink layer and the film surface combines together, which is vivid and beautiful and breathable print. However, due to the high technical content of this process, ink raw materials need imported from aboard.

Why large orders prefer screen print? Small batch prefer heat transfer?

Conclusion, for large orders, screen printing is much faster than digital heat transfer printing. However, digital transfer printing features with ideal decoration method compare to screen printing. Small batches orders, heat transfer is a cheaper custom decoration method for diy users and high printing requirement users.

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