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This may be a pretty silly question but im new to the game, what are heat presses used for? do they have any application for curing plastisol inks?
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Heat presses are used for many different things. For me I use it to pretreat and cure my ink for my dtg printer. It is used for pressing transfers and vinyl also, you can do hotfix rhinestones, and a lot of other stuff. You can use it for applying plastitol transfers, I am not sure about curing plastitol ink though that is screen printed. Hope this helps some :)
 
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Yeah so its only with transfers really where you use these heat presses, i'm just practising hand screening with plastisol inks. Thought it may be a cheaper way of curing the shirt
 

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If you do a search on how to cure plastitol ink in the search box at the top of the forum, it will bring back many results of alternate ways of curing. I know some people use heat guns, some I think I have even heard of using an oven :) Of course most people use a dryer tunnel. :)
 
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