Fabric printing is one of DIYPrintingSupply.com specialties. We supply machinery, machine parts & accessories and other relevant materials for this business.
For those who still new in this business, you must know that in heat transfer printing (especially for fabrics such as T-shirt, cushions, cotton bags etc.), It can be generally classified into 3 categories:-
|Sublimation Printing||Dryfit, microfiber, jersey, polyester, quick dry T-Shirt materials|
|Transfer Printing||Cotton Tee of both dark-based & light-based fabric|
|Vinyl Printing||Vinyl transfer films such as Flock, PU, Glitter, Glow in Dark, Reflective & Hologram Materials|
Sublimation printing gives you fascinating effect in graphics which it displays all the details you want in the design. Sublimation printing was using sublimation ink & sublimation paper. It can be applied on polyester, microfiber or drift T-shirts.
Sublimation printing is the process that transferring the sublimation inks on the fabric through high temperature & pressure within 1minutes. Sublimation T-shirt normally will leave a permanent, vivid image with a soft-to-the-hand feel.
There are 2 types of transfer printing, that is light based and dark based. Transfer printing will use pigment ink and transfer paper. It’s applied to all kinds of materials for example polyester, cotton etc.What is the difference between light based and dark based transfer paper? The video below will explain the uses and the differences between this 2types of transfer paper. Enjoy~
Vinyl printing however limited to one color print at one time. The artwork will be sent to a vinyl cutter/plotter to cuts the design. Cutting plotter works such as normal printer but it’s using a blade instead of ink when printing. Once removed the vinyl design from the cutter, it’s ready to be applied to your garment.
The process of heat transfer printing is very practical and easy.
With DIYPrintingSupply.com, we will guide you to all this method by giving FOC 1-to-1 product training with every purchase of our business package.
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