During product decoration, it depends on the person’s choice which type of printing he wants. Hot printing or transfers have its own beauty and advantages while some prefer to pad printing,
It was first used in the 1970s and took place of screen printing. In this process, the 2D image is transferred to the 3D printing surface. The silicone pad is used to transfer printing plate to substrate or object. It is used in medical devices and body implant items. In sports goods, automotive parts, keyboards, television and number plates. It is the somewhat expensive procedure and also time taking. It often uses ink for the printing purpose that can create a mess at the end of printing. Colors may splash and tidy print can form. Sometimes there is no color difference and color merges if an error occurs.
It is widely used method has many advantages over the pad printing. The reasons for its more effective uses are as following
The supplier has not to buy a lot for the printing process to make economical as in the case of pad printing the company has to purchase the lot to make the printing procedure cost effective. It provides full color, fast turn, and short run product.
It is the flexible method and can be used for any printing surface. The color formed on the image are very clear and each and every color is separated and no tidy mixing present on the print.
It is the very easy procedure and does not require ink for printing. The method apply for hot printing is that the command is sent to the machine and press enter, the print will be formed on required surface. There is no mess as there are no wet colors. So neat, clean and clear image is formed by this awesome technique of hot printing.
CMYK plus w spectrum is used in this process. It has the advantage that all the colors are transferred to the printing surface. It has the capability of transferring about 10,000,000 colors. This is the reason hot printing or heat transfer process can produce fluid gradient and best quality images. Colors play an important role in every field of life and if it is the business of printing clarity and proper color on print is the demand of the client. According to the research, the proper color, logo and printing form are major requirements that make the print beautiful and hot printing process can provide all these things.
It is the labeling of plastic or paper by using thermal printing or hot printing process. In this process, the image is formed on reverse site and then by using heat seal plate the image is transferred to the substrate or printing surface.
The plastic decoration is also processed through hot printing methods and beautiful images are created on the plastic or plastic type materials. The prints are so clear and original look of the image is present on the surface.