What is a screen printed heat transfer?

What is a screen-printed heat transfer?

Screen-printed heat transfers are a combination of litho printing and traditional screen-printing. By combining the two processes, you get the quality and detail of an offset print, with the characteristics of a traditional transfers, such as stretch, durability and wash resistance. The adhesives make it possible to decorate many types of textile or fabric.

The advantages of screen printing transfer:

  • With its great quality for details, screen-printed heat transfers are ideal for technical & graphical designs, photos thanks to our onecolour and full colour process.
  • Unlike digital transfer that can loose its characteritics due to repeated washing cycles, screen-printed transfer is a high quality solution for decorating textiles.
  • The edges of your transfers are just perfect because our transfer is ready to print and does not require any cutting step (only inks are printed on your fabric).
  • Our transfers are ideal for delicate apparel & accessories such as parkas, umbrellas, windbreakers or raincoats, bags and bags articles…
  • Best value for events and promotional give-aways: ideal for photorealistic transfers
  • No additionnal costs to print on dark colours, unlike digital transfers.

Applications:

Our transfers are suitable for all kinds of apparel and articles, clear and dark colours alike.

Screen printed transfers are awesome on caps, T-shirts, bags, parkas, umbrellas…. 

How to print a transfer with a heat press?