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Application Instructions

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The following application instructions are for using with a Hotronix brand heat press. If not using a Hotronix brand heat press, increase the temperature by 10° F.

Click on a product below for application instructions.


Screen Printed Transfers


Goof Proof

  • Materials: applies to cotton, polyester, or cotton/poly blends

For 100% Cotton and cotton/poly blends

  • Time: 4-6 seconds
  • Temperature: 360 - 370°F
  • Pressure: Medium/Firm 6-8 (60-80 psi)
  • Peel: Hot (peel immediately)

For 100% Polyester

  • Time: 10-12 seconds
  • Temperature: 325°F
  • Pressure: Medium/Firm 6-8 (60-80 psi)
  • Peel: Hot (peel immediately)







Hot Split Retro

  • Materials: applies to cotton, polyester, or cotton/poly blends
  • Time: 8-10 seconds
  • Temperature: 360 - 370°F
  • Pressure: Medium/Firm 6-8 (60-80 psi)
  • Peel: Hot (peel immediately)





Elasti Prints

  • Materials: applies to 100% polyester
  • Time: 15 seconds
  • Temperature: 290°F
  • Pressure: Medium/Firm 6-8 (60-80 psi)
  • Peel: Cold (may take several minutes to cool completely)





Glitter

  • Materials: applies to cotton, polyester, or cotton/poly blends
  • Time: 15 seconds
  • Temperature: 365°F
  • Pressure: Medium/Firm 6-8 (60-80 psi)
  • Peel: Cold (may take several minutes to cool completely)





Glow-in-the-Dark

  • Materials: applies to cotton, polyester, or cotton/poly blends
  • Time: 10 seconds
  • Temperature: 340°F
  • Pressure: Medium/Firm 6-8 (60-80 psi)
  • Peel: Warm (wait 3-5 seconds, then peel)





Puff

  • Materials: applies to cotton, polyester, or cotton/poly blends
  • Time: 5 seconds
  • Temperature: 360 - 370°F
  • Pressure: Medium/Firm 6-8 (60-80 psi)
  • Peel: Hot (peel immediately)
  • Tip: Pre-press to remove all moisture from the garment. This will most likely require multiple 6-8 second pre-presses. 100% cotton and thicker fabrics may require additional presses.





Pearl Prints

  • Materials: applies to cotton, polyester, or cotton/poly blends
  • Time: 10 seconds
  • Temperature: 340°F
  • Pressure: Medium/Firm 6-8 (60-80 psi)
  • Peel: Cold (may take several minutes to cool completely)





Foil Adhesive

  • Materials: applies to cotton, polyester, or cotton/poly blends
  • Time: 8 seconds
  • Temperature: 340°F
  • Pressure: Medium/Firm 6-8 (60-80 psi)
  • Peel: Hot (peel immediately)
  • *This is a 2-step application (See Heat Transfer Foil for the second step)





Reflective

  • Materials: applies to cotton, polyester, cotton/poly blends
  • Time: 15 seconds
  • Temperature: 305-315°F
  • Pressure: Medium/Firm 6-8 (60-80 psi)
  • Peel: Cold (may take several minutes to cool completely)






Full Color Transfers


UltraColor Max

  • Materials: applies to cotton, polyester, cotton/poly blends, triblends
  • Time: 12-15 seconds
  • Temperature: 290°F
  • Pressure: Medium 6 (60 psi)
  • Peel: Hot





UltraColor Pro

  • Materials: applies to cotton, polyester, cotton/poly blends

For 100% Cotton and cotton/poly blends

  • Time: 10 seconds
  • Temperature: 340 - 360°F
  • Pressure: Medium/Firm 5-7 (50-70 psi)
  • Peel: Hot (peel immediately)

For 100% Polyester

  • Time: 15 seconds
  • Temperature: 290-320°F
  • Pressure: Medium/Firm 5-7 (50-70 psi)
  • Peel: Hot (peel immediately)

Tips

  • Do not use a pillow or cover sheet




UltraColor Soft

  • Materials: applies to cotton, polyester, cotton/poly blends
  • Time: 12-15 seconds
  • Temperature: For 100% polyester & synthetics: 290-320°F. For cotton, cotton/poly blends: 340-360°F.
  • Pressure: Medium 5-7 (50-70 psi)
  • Peel: Cold (may take several minutes to cool completely)





UltraColor Stretch

  • Materials: applies to cotton, polyester, cotton/poly blends, spandex, Lycra®, woven nylon
  • Time: 12-15 seconds
  • Temperature: For 100% polyester & synthetics: 290-320°F. For cotton, cotton/poly blends: 340-360°F.
  • Pressure: Medium 5-7 (50-70 psi)
  • Peel: Cold (may take several minutes to cool completely)





UltraColor Stretch with Blocker

  • Materials: applies to cotton, polyester, cotton/poly blends, spandex, Lycra®, woven nylon, sublimated polyester
  • Time: 12-15 seconds
  • Temperature: For 100% polyester & synthetics: 290-320°F. For cotton, cotton/poly blends: 340-360°F.
  • Pressure: Medium 5-7 (50-70 psi)
  • Peel: Cold (may take several minutes to cool completely)





CAD-PRINTZ Express Prints

  • Materials: applies to cotton, polyester, cotton/poly blends
  • Time: 5 seconds
  • Temperature: 250°F
  • Pressure: Medium 6-8 (60-80 psi)
  • Peel: Hot (peel immediately)





CAD-PRINTZ Soft Opaque

  • Materials: applies to cotton, polyester, cotton/poly blends, nylon, leather, spandex/Lycra®
  • Time: 15 seconds
  • Temperature: 310°F
  • Pressure: Medium 6-8 (60-80 psi)
  • Peel: Hot (peel immediately)





CAD-PRINTZ Sub Block

  • Materials: applies to cotton, polyester, cotton/poly blends, nylon, spandex/Lycra®
  • Time: 20 seconds
  • Temperature: 265°F
  • Pressure: Medium 6-8 (60-80 psi)
  • Peel: Warm (wait 3-5 seconds, then peel)





Names & Numbers


Goof Proof Numbers

  • Materials: applies to cotton, polyester, cotton/poly blends
  • Time: 3-5 seconds
  • Temperature: 360 - 370°F
  • Pressure: Medium 6-8 (60-80 psi)
  • Peel: Hot (peel immediately)

Note: This product can also be applied at 340°F, for 10 seconds, peeling warm.






Elasti Prints Numbers

  • Materials: applies to cotton, polyester, or cotton/poly blends
  • Time: 15 seconds
  • Temperature: 290°F
  • Pressure: Medium/Firm 6-8 (60-80 psi)
  • Peel: Cold (may take several minutes to cool completely)





Express Names

  • Materials: applies to cotton, polyester, cotton/poly blends
  • Time: 3-5 seconds
  • Temperature: 360 - 370°F
  • Pressure: Medium 6-8 (60-80 psi)
  • Peel: Hot (peel immediately)

Note: This product can also be applied at 340°F, for 10 seconds, peeling warm.





Stock Products


Flag Packs

  • Materials: applies to cotton, polyester, cotton/poly blends
  • Time: 3-5 seconds
  • Temperature: 360 - 370°F
  • Pressure: Medium 6-8 (60-80 psi)
  • Peel: Hot (peel immediately)





Heat Transfer Foil

  • Materials: applies to cotton, polyester, or cotton/poly blends
  • Time: 30 seconds
  • Temperature: 340°F
  • Pressure: Medium/Firm 6-8 (60-80 psi)
  • Peel: Cold (may take several minutes to cool completely)
  • *This is a 2-step application (See Foil Adhesive for the first step)