Ultra Violet DTF transfers (UV Direct-to-Film transfers) represent a hybrid printing technology that combines the advantages of both UV and DTF printing methods. This innovative process involves printing high-resolution, full-color designs onto a specialized film using UV-curable inks and a UV-DTF printer. The printed film is then applied to various substrates, including textiles, rigid materials, and flexible surfaces, using heat and pressure from a heat press machine.
Why Choose UV/DTF Transfers?
Ultra Violet DTF transfers (UV Direct-to-Film transfers) offer several benefits, making them an attractive option for various printing applications. Some of the key advantages include:
UV DTF transfers can be applied to a wide range of substrates, including textiles, rigid materials like glass, metal, wood, and acrylic, as well as flexible surfaces. This versatility makes it suitable for a broad array of industries and applications.
2. High-quality prints:
UV DTF transfers produce vibrant colors, sharp details, and excellent image resolution. The UV-cured inks provide consistent and accurate color reproduction, ensuring high-quality prints every time.
The UV-curing process results in prints that are highly resistant to fading, scratching, and wear, making them suitable for outdoor and indoor applications. The UV-cured inks adhere well to various materials, ensuring long-lasting prints.
UV DTF transfers use low-VOC (volatile organic compound) inks, making them an environmentally friendly option. The UV curing process also minimizes waste and harmful emissions.
5. Fast production times:
The UV curing process is almost instantaneous, allowing for quicker production times compared to some other printing methods. This efficiency can be especially beneficial for large-scale production runs and meeting tight deadlines.
UV DTF transfers can be a cost-effective solution, particularly for small to medium-sized production runs, as there is no need for screens or plates. Additionally, the minimal waste and reduced setup time contribute to overall cost savings.
UV DTF transfers offer exceptional durability, scratch resistance, and fade resistance due to the UV-cured inks. These transfers are suitable for a wide range of applications, from apparel and promotional items to signage and décor. Eco-friendly and versatile, UV DTF transfers deliver vibrant colors, sharp details, and excellent adhesion to various materials, making it a sought-after choice for both small and large-scale production runs.
*NOT RECOMMENDED as a dishwasher safe product. Please see sublimation for waterproof products.