For the best results when working with transfer paper and printable vinyls, you really need a contour cutting machine. These machines are able to cut out printed images perfectly, allowing you to apply colorful transfers to your shirts.
In this post we’re taking a look at the different cutting machines that have the contour cut feature, allowing you to print and cut heat transfers all day long!
Print And Cut Machines
A good print and cut machine is capable of cutting out the most intricately printed designs, whether printed on vinyl or any other substrate.
The way most people complete print and cut jobs at home and for business, is to have a vinyl printer for printing out the design onto printable vinyl, and then to have a cutting machine with the ability to print and cut.
There are machines that both print and cut, and these are best for sign writing business, and more advanced t shirt and craft businesses.
Not all vinyl cutting machines come with the contour cut feature, so if you want to do it, make sure you get one of these machines (or double check the machine you’re looking at can do it)!
Contour Cut Machines
Contour cut and print & cut mean essentially the same thing… it’s a cutting machine that can read printed registrations marks and cut out printed images and font.
Here are a range of the most popular print and cut machines.
As we all know, YouTube is a hive of resources for anything and everything. Print and cut machines are no exception! Here is a taste of what you can find, you just need to search for your particular vinyl cutter!