I am starting a t shirt business and im about to buy my first heat press and injet transfer paper. Does any of you have advices? I selected the heat press on the online promotion at proworld. i would appreciate any suggestions you may have
*Just to look for a paper called JPSS/Jetprosofstretch for you light/white shirts.
*Ironall Dark is a great paper for dark shirts, when the quality on Ironall is up to snuff, sometimes it has QA issues. A back up paper that folks also like for dark shirts is Jet Wear.
*Use a teflon sheet, or parchment paper to protect your upper platen from pressing mistakes and to keep it clean, free of ink.
*Use pigment ink in your printer (not just black, colors, too). All dyes fade out of transfers (except Claria.)
*Pre- press your shirts, stretch after the first press and re-press again. The reasons why and how to fully heat press step - by - step are in the following link for you:
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