1. First, distinguish from the process
IML, put the film into the mold. After injection molding, the film and the product are integrated.
During the molding process, the products are produced and decorated in one step
In addition,It can decorates all the edges of a product with a sticker
HTF, after injection or blow molding,the patterns are transfer on the surface of product by heat transfer printing machine. Only the pattern ink remains on the surface of the product, and the film is separated from the product.
2. Scope of application
HTF for injection molded products only.
IML can be used for injection molding products and blow molding products.
3. Applicable area
IML, the film shall completely cover the product surface, and there are certain requirements for the mold structure.
HTF, can be just part, and cover all of surface is impossible (95% product)
Post time: Aug-26-2022