Heat press is a machine which is basically produced heat as well as pressure. Basically, a heat press machine is a mercantile grade iron that makes heat & pressure on a garment.
It’s a very important tool for all kinds of custom t-shirt printing. Such as DTF, Vinyl print, Digital Printing, Screen printing, etc also we can customize mugs, plates, jigsaw puzzles, caps, and many other products with your own design.
If you want to grow a business in heat transfer printing, like printing lots of T-shirts, you have to buy a good quality heat press that will take a few dollars.
But you have to ensure that the quality of the heat press is good cause it is slightly dangerous.
But for occasional t-shirts or small print jobs, you can make your own heat press with common household items.
We will let you know how we can make a heat press machine of your own in this article
The first way is you can use your iron instead of a heat press. If you want to make a design on the t-shirt you can easily use an iron or griddle instead of a heat press.
By using iron make your own heat press machine:
You need some elements that are given below-
- Heat transparent paper
- DTF, DTG, Dark page, Vinyl printed image
- Hard Flat table
- A piece of cloth or Towel
Process of making heat press
At first, you have to connect the iron with electricity through wire then keep it for 5-6 minutes for the highest temperature.
Besides this, you need to bedding the piece of cloth on the flat table then put your t-shirt or fabric where you want to print there
After that positioned the printed design on the t-shirt then keep the heat on transparent paper on printed images.
Now the main part begins. Take the high temperatures iron & pressurized the design with iron for 1-2 minutes.
Now the iron has to be removed & your work is finished. In that way, you can use an iron as a heat press.
By using Griddle make heat press machine
You need some elements that are given below:
- Big handled electric griddle(200-300F)
- Ironing Board
- Hard Flat Table
- A piece of Cloth or Towel
- Heat Transfer printed image
- T-shirt or Fabric
At first, you have to connect the griddle with electricity through wire then set the temperature between 200-250F
Besides this, you need to bedding the piece of cloth or towel on the flat table then put your t-shirt or fabric where you want to print there.
After that positioned the heat transfer printed design on the t-shirt. Take the griddle & pressurized the design with griddled for 1-2 minutes.
Now the griddle has to be removed & your work is finished. In that way, you can use a girdle as a heat press.
If you have no way to use a heat press you will use an iron & griddle instead of a heat press. These are very easy to press. we can easily be pressurized by these easily. This process may help you to get rid of many problems.
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