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What’s the Difference Between Cotton Digital Printing And Thermal Transfer Printing?

1.The difference between cotton digital printing and thermal transfer printing technology

 

Cotton digital printing is usually set by the computer to be printed, and finished by machine printing. (Applicable range is more than 80% cotton clothes, ink is pigment ink)

 

Thermal transfer printing usually prints the pattern on a medium and then heats it on it when it is printed. (Non-cotton clothes, ink is thermal transfer ink) A simple analogy is that a cotton digital print is like a printer that prints out a document. The thermal transfer printing is like a fake tattoo on the street.


 

2.Which hand-feeling is better, cotton digital printing or thermal transfer printing?

 

It is of course good for cotton digital printing. Needless to say, thermal transfer printing gives people a feeling of "hard". Of course, if you use good paper for thermal transfer, the feel will be better, but it is still good for cotton digital printing.

 

3.Which color is better, the cotton digital printing and thermal transfer printing?

 

In terms of color, the color of thermal transfer printing is absolutely brighter than that of cotton digital printing. Cotton digital printing will have large color cast, gray and light (the solution is to use color ink together with the treatment liquid to make the paint more vivid). However, the heat is still relatively bright.

 

 

4. Which air permeability is better, cotton digital printing and thermal transfer printing?

 

This problem depends on the materials used by each of them.

For thermal transfer, it is poor in rubber permeability for pure cotton, and there is no such problem in non-cotton. Cotton digital printing has a good effect on pure cotton. Non-cotton effect is poor. Both have their own advantages and disadvantages.

 

5. Which washfastness is better, cotton digital printing and thermal transfer printing?

 

Their washfastness is similar. If you want to achieve the effect of not washing it off with the traditional screen printing.