You have options to choose from when it comes to heat transfers, and when it comes to full color heat transfers, Supacolour has set the bar high. When choosing your heat transfer, there are certain qualities you should be sure to look for.
On the surface, one of the things about direct to film printing is that it can be great for small quantities, such as one or two-unit test runs and small orders. This certainly has its place, but how does it compare to Supacolour overall? In this article, we’ll take a look and explain why it’s either Supacolour or it’s not.
Here’s the product differences:
Color Vibrancy and Consistency
Supacolour’s 6-color process involves a combination of screen printing and digital printing. This delivers unmatched vibrancy and consistent color from order to order.
Supacolour screen prints its white based ink when creating transfers. By screen printing the white base it allows your prints to stay consistently vibrant on light and dark garments.
Supacolour is lab tested and certified to last 70+ washes without cracking or fading. Read the lab report results HERE.
It’s a part of our brands promise to be eco-friendly and chemically safe. Supacolour is kid safe, and our certifications include Prop 65, CPSIA and Oeko-Tex. So, make sure your transfer company is safe for both your customer and the environment.
Durability and Stretchability
Supacolour features a supasoft hand feel and industry leading stretchability.
By using the screen-printing process in combination with the full color digital, Supacolour has unmatched durability. This means that when stretched, our transfers rebound better than any other product on the market.
Supacolour offers specialized transfer types for virtually any fabric and different bleed levels. When using a one size fits all solution, the consistency and durability of application remains inconsistent.
Supacolour has the lowest minimum among full color screen printed transfers, at just 10 pieces. This allows you to deliver your customers high quality, long lasting, durable full color prints with as low as 10 pieces.
Supacolour has a Supafast, industry leading turnaround. With factories all over the world, most orders ship within a few business days, no matter what the quantity.
Price transparency and the true cost of ownership
Supacolour prices are as advertised. Supacolour requires no printing equipment, inks or technical skills outside of a heat press.
At Supacolour we take all the upfront and ongoing investment cost, as well as the time investment for maintenance out of the equation. You send us your artwork, we send you Supacolour, no maintenance necessary.
We also take out the requirement for a skilled workforce. Pressing can be taught and therefore scaled quickly, with confidence.
Supacolour is always innovating and working supahard to bring you the highest quality transfer. We will continue to add the equipment and technology necessary to better our product and service.
At Supacolour, we value the garment decorating community and we think it’s fantastic that the heat applied transfer industry is finally starting to hit the mainstream. We firmly believe that heat transfer printing is an important part of every professional printer’s toolkit when it comes to decorating garments. The flexibility that transfers give you to make products on-demand, fulfill small orders and say yes to your customer’s requests that screen printing, embroidery or DTG can’t handle, makes heat transfers an important part of the future of garment decorating.
At Supacolour we don’t take shortcuts. We know that when you put a Supacolour on a garment it’s important that the colors are right and that you have the confidence that the print is going to last. We know that you build your reputation on our products, and that’s a responsibility we take very seriously. We believe that the best transfer manufacturing process must include screen printing, this is the foundation for Supa vibrant, eye-popping colors that last.
There is only one Supacolour. We help you make it.