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I hear so many print terms, that I dont know what's what.

Screenprinting?

Silk-screen?

Heat Transfer?

Band printing?

Direct to garment?

I dont know the difference nor what they look like. I just know I like what I buy at the stores. Anyone? If i were to go to a printer I wouldnt know what to ask for.

Please help...

Thanks in advance

Rebelesque AKA B!
 

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Rebelesque said:
Screenprinting?


Printing ink directly onto a garment through a screen.

Rebelesque said:
Silk-screen?


An obsolete term for screenprinting, from when screens were made from silk.

Rebelesque said:
Heat Transfer?
There are several methods of heat transfer, all of which are finished with a heat press. You can use paper, vinyl, dye sublimation, plastisol transfers (which are screenprinted), etc.

Rebelesque said:
Band printing?
Never heard of it.

Rebelesque said:
Direct to garment?
Prints directly to the garment with a speciality printer.

Rebelesque said:
I dont know the difference nor what they look like. I just know I like what I buy at the stores.
It's extremely rare to buy anything from a store that isn't screenprinted.
 
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