They are adhesive, which means they will stick to the surface you place them on. This advantage is even more important for smaller letters and more specific elements. Dry transfers have a semi-permanent nature when applied. To make them more durable, you can paint a layer of varnish on them.
Any number of substrates can be applied quickly and easily with a custom dry transfer or by rubbing over transfer. It is manufactured by printing a unique ink backed with adhesive on transfer paper that can be removed with a brush without using water or other liquids. Any flat surface, such as wood, metal, glass or plastic, can be used to transfer the image. Rub: There are stickers on transfers that can be applied without the use of water or other solvent.
The decal itself is on a support material, such as paper or plastic sheets, as is a transparency. The dry transfer is placed in the desired location with the back side up. These transfers are often supplied in pre-packaged sets that include a variety of colored thermo-adhesive adhesives. For example, a medium-sized interior sign with a company logo on a glass front door can look much more professional when using a transfer for rubbing.
To transfer this type of sticker, rub the text or graphics on the surface where you need them to be displayed with gentle, strong pressure, using anything, such as a clean, dry ice cream stick or bone folder. The only thing that applies to the substrate when you apply a dry-transfer decal are the letters or the visual element you choose to apply. With a transparent yellow transfer applied to a black surface, the lower surface is visible through the transfer. You should apply it to a clean, dry surface that has been thoroughly cleaned with a little isopropyl alcohol.
The image is transferred from the translucent sheet to another surface by applying slight pressure with a rubbing motion.