Heat Transfer Printing
The silicone transfer process is more complex than other printing applications. It consists of 2 stages: the transfer of the substance to the paper and the transfer from the paper to the fabric.
Silicon transfer application has started to be used instead of petroleum-based products especially in outdoor and sport textile products and its popularity is increasing day by day.
Many textile companies can operate faster by purchasing patterns, logos, writings printed on transfer paper, and pressing them on fabrics, instead of doing hard work in the printing part.
In silicone transfer application, the silicone is applied onto the PET sheet by screen printing method, then the PET sheet is pressed on the textile. The silicone is then transferred on the fabric with press machines. This transfer application is possible in two different ways:
Latro offers a custom-made product range of heat transfer silicones which are uniquely formulated based on the application. Therefore, they fully meet the expectations of customers for each application compared to competitors. These products are two-component addition curable silicone elastomers, which give the prints unique mechanical properties thanks to special additives and fillers in their composition. They have the following features and benefits: