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  1. dvddvd

    Multi layer vinyl?

    Seems 5% washing up liquid and water and a spray?
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    Multi layer vinyl?

    There are 5 layers to the design thanks
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    Multi layer vinyl?

    I have made a multi layer design for a piece of artwork and trying to decide the best way to apply it? I could apply the first one and then each one afterwards or tape the first one onto a table and apply each one on top of each other and finally apply the finished design to the board? I think I will have to use a wet method so I can line each piece up? I only have water and soap spray? How much soap? So do I apply the finished multi layered piece to the board in one or each bit separately? The first piece is a solid block and the others sit on top of it thanks
  4. If I had a cotton tshirt and used a laser printer to print onto some laser transfer paper and heat pressed the design onto the tshirt. Could I add some font over the top in high gloss HTV. So it gives it a more 3D effect? So the first image would be matt and the font would be high gloss?
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    Not sure which way to go?

    If bought from ebay so not Xerox they are £49.00 for a set of 4. With a black page yield of 5500 and colour 2400. You do get a set of toners with the printer but half the size yields.
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    Not sure which way to go?

    Many thanks. I have a Liyu cutter with ARMS. Im leaning towards a laser printer. Their prices seem to have dropped a lot? No more blocked heads etc Was looking at a xerox 6510 which can be bought for £140 Full colour laser A4 printer with 1200 x 2400 dpi resolution
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    Bad spelling?

    The bags are printed sublimation which I do not have I only have vinyl cutter and a heat press? Is there anyway I could do something with them? A small piece of vinyl as you said over the l ?
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    Not sure which way to go?

    Still trying to get my head around it all.. So laser and ink jet basically print onto a vinyl and the vinyl sticks to the fabric? Does the inkjet laser paper have to be a solid piece? I know you can contour cut around the edge but what if the design has places where the t shirt fabric is seen through the design? Would a vinyl cutter cut those pieces out as in a normal HTV vinyl. For example a letter O ? Would it be able to cut out the centre of the O or would it be left white inkjet/laser vinyl ? While sublimation prints onto a sublimation paper and it's just the ink/dye that transfers over?
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    Not sure which way to go?

    Having a read up on them all, one downside I see is sublimation printing has to be done on white t shirts? Not really a fan of white t shirts I can see it been great in promotional wear. Cheap and cheerful. But for t shirts that you would want to wear yourself in different colours it seems limited also the t shirt having to be polyester and not as much choice as cotton in different styles? After reading up on them all it seems laser is winning at the moment.
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    Bad spelling?

    Good idea! Im trying not to get involved. Its for or was for a charity meal and everybody got a free bag at the end, but with the lockdown its been cancelled
  11. dvddvd

    Not sure which way to go?

    I have an Epson ET2550 eco tank printer sat next to me with a dodgy print head, ( it leaves lines in the black print) Every printer ive owned seems to die on me after a few years with streaky heads?
  12. I want to print onto some tshirts more hobbiest at the moment. After reading up on best way to go, it seems i have a few options. Ink jet printer: Printing onto special inkjet transfer paper, quite cheap to set up but always the chance of nozzles blocking due to me not printing everyday? Laser printer: Printing onto special laser transfer paper, quite cheap to set up and no chance of the nozzles blocking? (ive owned a mono laser printer before and was impressed on how easier and trouble free it was but unsure about quality in t shirt printing) Sublimation printing: Printing onto special sublimation transfer paper, quite cheap to set up and again could get blocked nozzles? But seems to give best results? Solvent printers Out of my price range So how do I choose which one? I would be spending around £300 which would let me buy any of the top 3. As I stated i would be only using it now and then so dont want to buy one and its stood for a few weeks and then the heads blocked ( Ive owned so many printers in the past) Which would give me the best results? Which is most trouble free? Which is cheapest to run in inks etc ?
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    Bad spelling?

    After telling a friend that I'd just bought a vinyl cutter he informed me his wife had just had 50 bags printed up. I asked to have a look and they were smart looking bags with zips and a clasp holding the bag shut. She had the words " we are all beautifull " in big letters on each one! I'm not the best speller in the world but surely someone should have picked up Beautifull with 2 Ls before printing £750 worth of bags? She was happy didn't have the heart to tell her..
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    What's the best method?

    I always find printers a pain, ive got a pile of printers at home! I sometimes dont use them for weeks and when i do the the heads need cleaning etc after a while i give up and buy a new one. Does sublimation ink clog quicker than normal ink So how do people print on darker coloured t shirts ? Can you buy printable HTV vinyl?
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    What's the best method?

    Hi thanks I have a Epson ET 2550 eco printer which i could convert to sublimation printing? Whats the difference in quality in sublimation and inkjet paper printing? better stronger colours?