Different Kinds of Transfer Papers
Transfer paper is used in textiles and arts and crafts projects. Often, a printer is used to print an image
on the paper. Then a heat press can transfer the image onto clothing, canvas, or other surface. Transfer
paper is used in creating iron-ons.
Inkjet printers are not capable of printing white. So, anywhere that the image requires white, the garment's
existing colour shows through. The mirror of the image is printed on the paper. When it is transferred,
the result is the mirror of the mirror (the original) results. Inkjet transfer paper for dark garments is
covered with transferable white ink. For dark garments, the image is printed without mirroring.
Washability for inkjet transfer paper is not as good as a screen printed shirt.
For sublimation transfer paper, fabrics historically had to be white or light in color. mix (the garment
should be at least 50% poly) they can all be used. This printing process turns solid ink into a gas,
avoiding a liquid stage. This process can be used on ceramic, wood, glass, or metal as long as they have
Transfer papers now exist for common material and for elastic fabric materials, such as sportsware and
swimming suits and for all kinds of fabrics including natural fiber fabric such as cotton, silk, linen, wool.
Color Laser Transfer is very similar to the Inkjet Transfer Paper process and allows the decoration of any
combination of fabric blends including 50/50 poly/cotton blends as well as 100% cotton textiles.
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