HTV Print and Iron-on are both types of heat transfer materials used to decorate fabrics and textiles, but they differ in a few key ways.
HTV Print, as mentioned earlier, is a type of heat transfer vinyl that is printed with a design or pattern before it is cut and transferred onto the fabric. It is usually cut using a vinyl cutter or plotter and then heat pressed onto the fabric with a heat press machine. HTV Print is durable, fade-resistant, and can be washed without peeling or cracking.
Iron-on, on the other hand, is a type of heat transfer material that comes in sheets and can be cut using scissors or a cutting machine. Iron-on is applied to the fabric using an iron, and the heat and pressure of the iron activate the adhesive on the material, causing it to stick to the fabric. Iron-on is less durable than HTV Print and may peel or crack after multiple washes.
In summary, HTV Print is more durable and has a more professional look, but requires a vinyl cutter and heat press machine to apply. Iron-on is more accessible and easier to apply, but may not last as long and has a less professional look.