Heat transfer vinyl (HTV) is a type of material used to create custom designs and graphics on clothing and textiles. It’s an excellent way to add some personalized flair to your wardrobe, and there are a variety of different types of HTV available to suit your needs. For textile vinyl by VISION heat transfer vinyl factory, we have over 15 types, Two popular varieties of HTV are reflective and glow-in-the-dark. In this blog post, we’ll explore these two types of HTV and how they can be used to create eye-catching designs.
Features and applications of glow-in-the-dark textile vinyl
For the glow-in-the-dark textile vinyl, the glow-in-the-dark effect means that in a bright environment, the surface layer of the textile vinyl will absorb light and store a certain amount.
When entering a dark environment, the textile vinyl will release the stored light to achieve a luminous effect.
Glow-in-the-dark HTV is often used for creating fun and playful designs on clothing or accessories, such as T-shirts, backpacks, or hats. This type of vinyl is also sometimes used in safety applications, such as creating glow-in-the-dark logos on emergency equipment or signage.
Features and applications of reflective textile vinyl
For reflective textile vinyl, reflective effect: The full name of reflective effect is retroreflection; it refers to the phenomenon that it violates the conventional refraction angle of light, refracts 180° at the angle of light irradiation, and returns from the original direction of irradiation.
Reflective HTV reflects light, making it more visible in low-light situations. This vinyl is designed for safety applications, such as creating reflective logos or designs on clothing for runners, bikers, or construction workers.
There are 2 colors of reflective heat transfer vinyl available by VISION: Silver Grey and Rainbow Reflective.
In summary, the main difference between reflective HTV and glow-in-the-dark HTV is their functionality: Reflective vinyl is designed to reflect light for safety purposes, while glow-in-the-dark vinyl is designed to absorb light and glow in the dark for decorative or fun purposes. Whether you’re creating custom workwear or a unique t-shirt design, heat transfer vinyl is a versatile and fun material to work with.
About the 2 HTV vinyls, our normal sizes are 0.5*25m and 0.61*50m, if you like, we can send free samples for your test, kindly contact us if you have any questions, thanks.