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What are the Different Uses For a Heat Press?

The variety of uses for a heat press include the application of various types of heat applied materials (listed below), curing of Direct to Garment (DTG) printing, smoothing of embroidery after sewing, and dye sublimation.

Here is a list of some common heat applied materials:


  • Plastisol or screen printed transfers

  • Laser or inkjet transfer paper

  • Heat applied rhinestones

  • Twill appliqué (needs sewing)

  • Heat transfer materials

  • Printable heat transfer materials

  • Digital transfers