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Custom Screen Printed Transfers & More
Elasti Prints screen printed transfers Elasti Prints screen printed transfers for polyester running shirts Elasti Prints heat applied screen printed transfers Elasti Prints screen printed transfers for stretchy polyester

Elasti Prints® Screen Printed Transfers

Ideal for heat-sensitive, stretchable polyester fabrics.

Designed to apply at low heat for use on performance fabrics, such as Under Armour® and other moisture-wicking apparel. Request an Elasti Prints sample.

  • Ideal for performance apparel.
  • Applies at low temperature to prevent melting or scorching of heat-sensitive fabrics.
  • Available in 70 stock colors
  • Recommended Fabrics: 100% polyester, cotton/poly blends.
  • Get instant pricing with the Screen Print Price Calculator.





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Artwork Guidelines

Screen printed transfers require vector artwork.

You can send us vector artwork and we can print it as is or with adjustments.

You can send us bitmap (raster) artwork that we will redraw/convert to vector.

Send us the best artwork that you have.

1. Size: Maximum is 11.25″ x 14″. Although not required, it is a good idea to send us your file at the size you want it printed.

2. Text: Convert all text to curves/outlines before sending.

3. Colors: We use spot colors for screen printing. You can use spot colors when creating art, but it is not required. Use consistent colors in your file.

4. Line Thickness: minimum of .012″ for printed areas.

5. Show-Thru Thickness: minimum of .04″ for non-printing areas

6. Special effects: Some special effects such as fades and shading can’t be produced with screen printing. Consider full color transfers if your art contains these.

We accept the following file types:

.AI, .BMP, .CDR, .CMX, .CPT, .DOC, .DOCX, .EMF, .EPS, .GIF, .JP2, .JPE, .JPEG, .JPG, .PCT, .PCX, .PDF, .PICT, .PLT, .PNG, .PPT, .PPTX, .PS, .PSD, .PUB, .RTF, .SVG, .TIF, .TIFF, .TXT, .WMF

  • CorelDraw® - all versions
  • Adobe Illustrator® - all versions
  • Adobe Acrobat® (PDF) - all versions
  • Bitmaps/Jpgs (photos) - we will redraw these types of files in a vector format
  • Photoshop® Or Corel Photo Paint® - all versions
  • Microsoft Word® - these files may contain usable art or we will redraw in a vector format

Tips / Application

  • Make sure the transfer is completely cooled before removing the carrier.

Pre-Production

Please check transfers carefully before heat-applying.

Set Temperature

Set the press to 290°F

Pre-Heat Garment

First, place the garment on platen, heat press for 3-5 seconds or until there is no more steam to remove wrinkles and moisture. Ensure there are no obstructions such as buttons, pockets, or seams. If there are, raise only the print area with a Print Perfect Pad.

Position & Press

Place the transfer face down on the garment. Close the heat press and heat for 15 seconds.

Peel Cold

Open the press and remove the shirt. Allow to cool completely to the touch. (This may take several minutes to cool completely.)
Peel the carrier in a smooth, even motion.


Note: The recommended time, temperature, and pressure settings are for Stahls' Hotronix® heat press machines. Settings on other heat presses may vary.

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    Time

    15 Seconds

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    Temperature

    290ºF

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    Pressure

    Medium/Firm 6-8 (60-80 psi)

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    Peel

    Cold

Questions

I also need numbers for my stretchy polyester fabric; do you have Elasti Prints numbers?

Yes - Avalon, Champ Pro, Euro Pro, and Rex Pro numbers use the Elasti Prints® formula.

What do you recommend for printing on non-woven recycled materials (tote bags) and non-woven polypropylene totes?

Our Elasti Prints® work great on polypropylene tote bags.

Can I use Elasti Prints® on regular 50/50 t-shirts and sweatshirts?

You don't need to pay for the premium product if applying to 50/50, but you can.


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