Glossary

Vinyl - A product that can be used for a many number of things.

Adhesive - A sticky residue that is meant for application in multiple and many uses including outdoor, indoor, permanent, non-permanent, and onto plastics, metal, wood, drywall, and paint.

HTV  - A vinyl that can be used on any substrate or “fabric” according to the specific usage of the said brand/type.

Iron On - A vinyl that can be used on any substrate or “fabric” according to the specific usage of the said brand/type.

Substrate - Any product of any material where a vinyl, either HTV or Adhesive, is placed into position.

Siser - Pronounced like “Caesar” an Italy company, inventor and producer of Siser Easyweed, Glitter, and other globally known products. 

Easyweed - A brand name owned by Siser Italy. Easyweed is noted Globally for its individual and iconic simplistic usage during the weeding process.

PU “Polyuréthane” - PU vinyl can be cut by a vinyl cutter to print name, number, logo and design on T-shirts, sports wear and other garments by a heat press. It is very durable, stretchable, washes fast and will last life of garments.

PSV “Pressure Sensitive Vinyl” - A commercially and Globally known term for adhesive backed vinyl. The adhesive under the color before the paper backing is activated once pressed into the substrate.

EasyPSV - A brand name owned by Siser North America exclusively. An adhesive back product that is used on most indoor or outdoor applications. Each sub style with its own usage details.  

CPSIA - The CPSIA also requires domestic manufacturers or importers of non-children's products to issue a General Certificate of Conformity (GCC). These GCC's apply to products subject to a consumer product safety rule or any similar CPSC rule, ban, standard or regulation enforced by the Commission.

Orafol - A Germany adhesive manufacturer that specializes in and produces materials throughout America, Australia, and European Countries. 

Oracal - A brand name owned by Orafol. Typically Oracal is found in an adhesive backed material perfect for any outdoor or indoor use.

OraTape - A brand name owned by Orafol. Typically used as an application tape to transfer completed projects onto their finishing or final location.

Oracal 651 - A brand name owned by Orafol, globally known for long term outdoor application (up to 6 years) with UV protection with up to 64 colors currently available. 

Oracal 751 - A brand name owned by Orafol, globally known for long term outdoor application (up to 7 years) with UV protection with up to 28 colors currently available at CraftHTV.

Avery Dennison -  A worldwide leader in adhesive technologies, display graphics and packaging materials used to engage customers and manage inventories.

Avery 750HP - This high performance adhesive backed vinyl is used in an outdoor or permanent application. Necessary in extreme heat, exposure to sun, and the industry leader in weeding ease of use.