Uses and Applications for our Custom Rub-on Dry Transfers

Custom Dry Transfers or Vinyl Lettering?
Which is Better?

Custom decals for glass. The image transfers logo applied as a custom dry transfer to a interior glass door. Rub-on transfers can be used for corporate branding on glass.

Custom Dry Transfers vs. Vinyl Lettering? Find The Right Solution For Your Project Sometimes clients don’t know if they should use dry transfer graphics or vinyl graphics for their projects. It often depends on the application needed. Here’s our expert

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Custom Transfers for Personalizing Your Guitar

A closeup videocap of a metallic transfer foil applied on a custom guitar in a video from Stewart-MacDonald guitars and string instruments

Custom Foil Transfers for Guitars Recently a number of people who build custom guitars have been calling and ordering dry transfers from us. This is, in part, because Stewart-MacDonald has given Image Transfers a great endorsement by featuring dry transfers

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We Make Dry Transfers for Milwaukee Tool

Photographers for Milwaukee Tools took this photo of our dry transfers being used for their product prototype photoshoot. This image shows different tools with the Milwaukee Tool logo applied on the surface of the prototype product

Get your prototype to the photographer ahead of time. In the fast paced world of marketing, timing is everything. When a new product isn’t due to be manufactured for months, industrial designers come to us to make dry transfers to

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Why Our Transfers are Better than Our Competition

A comparison closeup photo of our dry transfers on the left and our competitor's product on right - you can see the difference

We Specialize in Residue-Free Dry Rubdown Transfers We hope to be the first company you think of when ordering custom dry transfers. Let us give you a few reasons why we are your best choice: At Image Transfers, we offer

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Take Advantage of our “Size Area” by Ganging your Artwork

An example of how to gang up your vector artwork for when we make custom dry transfers. This image is for Express Clothing

When uploading your artwork to us, the best file format is Adobe Illustrator CS6 native .ai or .eps file. We prefer that you keep your artwork black because we run a film negative. Just specify the Pantone color you want.

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Custom Dry Transfers for Wood – As Permanent Rubdown Transfers

Lawton Audio are makers of the worlds best headphones. Image Transfers printed their logo as a custom dry transfer, arranged on sheets of rubdowns.

Image Transfers has been working with Mark Lawton of Lawton Audio. Mark did not have their logo as vector artwork so we re-created it by researching the font and matching the kerning. We made custom dry transfers for their custom

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Our Transfers on a Guest Book in a Photoshoot for Martha Stewart’s Wedding’s Magazine 2015

We custom made a dry transfer for Martha Stewart's Weddings magazine. Picture of a wedding guest book with a gold foil rubdown transfer.

Our custom transfers were used recently in Martha Stewart Weddings, 2015 Winter Edition’s magazine photoshoot. We provided the foil transfers for their Wedding Guest Book in Crown Roll Leaf Gold Foil (shade #414) of their artwork, which they applied to

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Dry Transfers for Scale Model Replicas of Boats & Airplanes

Scale model replica of a yacht yacht is a custom built Swan 60 with an extended transom (now measuring 65’ in length). The owner closely involved in the yacht's building process in 2002 has since sailed her around the world. Kalevala is a sloop and we built the model of her at 7/16" scale. The model measures about 28 inches long by 43" tall with a beam of 7-5/8".

Rubdown dry transfers have been used for scale model replicas for many years. Originally known as Letraset® they are also known as Chromatecs, rub on transfers or dry transfers. A color rub-on transfer is an image produced with a special

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Custom Transfers for 3D Models, Prototypes & Mock-Ups


Clients of 3D product design prefer to see and touch the prototype they are presented with.  It is important for clients to hold in their hands an exact model mockup, not view only a 3D file or likeness.  Steve Jobs,

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Beware of Imitations: DIY Dry Transfers are No Substitute

gogo product mockup with dry transfers on packaging

Dry transfers, also called rubdown transfers, are made using film negatives and photosensitive chemicals that superimpose an image onto transfer substrate. Each custom dry transfer requires a negative to be made for each color in the image. Adhesive is applied

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