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HTV Temperature Guide

ULTRAWEED/FASHION FILM 

1-Color Application Instructions

  • Time: 12 seconds
  • Temperature: 260-300°F
  • Pressure: Medium
  • Peel: Hot

2-Color Application Instructions

  • Time: Press background layer for 2-3 seconds, place foreground layer for full application of 12 seconds
  • Temperature: 260-300°F
  • Pressure: Medium
  • Peel: Hot

Special Notes - If the garment is 50% or more cotton it will require 280°F + degrees.

Care Instructions - Machine wash inside-out using mild detergent. Do not use bleach. Dry at a normal dryer setting on household machines. Do not dry clean.

Material/Fabric Compatibility

  • 100% Cotton, 100% Polyester, Cotton/Poly Blends, Lycra®/Spandex Blends

PREMIUM PLUS HTV

Low Tack Application Instructions

  • Time: 8-12 Seconds
  • Temperature: 280-300°F/138-149°C
  • Pressure: Medium
  • Peel: Warm or Cold

Two-Color: Tack background 2 seconds, peel warm, place foreground on top, 8 seconds

High Tack Application Instructions

  • Time: 8-12 Seconds
  • Temp: 280-300°F/138-149°C
  • Pressure: Medium
  • Peel: Hot

Two-Color:

5 seconds, peel hot, next layer 5 seconds, peel hot, cover again, heat apply for 5 seconds

Special Notes - Stahls’ recommends setting your heat press at 280° when heat printing on sensitive fabrics, such as polyester.

Care Instructions - Machine wash inside-out using mild detergent. Do not use bleach. Dry at a normal dryer setting on household machines. Do not dry clean.


GLITTER FLAKE HTV

Application to Natural Fibers

  • Time: 10-12 seconds
  • Temperature: 302°F/150°C
  • Pressure: Medium
  • Peel: Hot

Application to Synthetic Fibers

  • Time: 10-12 seconds
  • Temperature: 290°F/143°C
  • Pressure: Medium
  • Peel: Hot

Material/Fabric Compatibility

  • 100% Cotton, 100% Polyester, 100% Preshrunk Cotton, Cotton/Poly Blends

Special Notes - When Light Pink Glitter Flake is applied to dark colored fabrics, the light pink color becomes iridescent.

Care Instructions - Machine wash inside-out using mild detergent. Do not use bleach. Dry at a normal dryer setting on household machines. Do not dry clean.

PRINTED HTV 

1-Color Application Instructions

  • Time: 15-20 seconds
  • Temperature: 300°F/149°C
  • Pressure: Medium
  • Peel: Wait 5 Seconds, Peel Warm

 Print/Cut Instructions

  1. Print and cut your design in positive form on the media side of the material
  2. Once dry, weed away excess material
  3. Mask the weeded design, smoothing out any air bubbles
  4. Lift the mask to expose the vinyl adhesive from the backing
  5. Position the masked design on the garment for heat application

 Material/Fabric Compatibility

  • 100% Cotton
  • 100% Polyester
  • 100% Preshrunk Cotton
  • Cotton/Poly Blends
  • Lycra®/Spandex Blends

Care Instructions - Machine wash inside-out using mild detergent. Do not use bleach. Dry at a normal dryer setting on household machines. Do not dry clean.


FASHION FILM ELECTRIC HEAT HTV

1-Color Application Instructions

  • Time: 15 seconds
  • Temperature: 320°F/160°C
  • Pressure: Medium
  • Peel: Hot

Care Instructions - Machine wash inside-out using mild detergent. Do not use bleach. Dry at a normal dryer setting on household machines. Do not dry clean.

 

FASHION FILM METALLIC HEAT HTV

1-Color Application Instructions

  • Time: 8-10 seconds
  • Temperature: 285°F/140°C
  • Pressure: Medium
  • Peel: Cold

Care Instructions - Machine wash cold, inside-out, using mild detergent on delicate setting. Do not use bleach. Dry at a normal dryer setting on household machines. Do not dry clean.

Material/Fabric Compatibility

  • 100% Cotton, 100% Polyester, Cotton/Poly Blends

 

HOLOGRAM HTV

1-Color Application Instructions

  • Time: 10 - 15 seconds
  • Temperature: 320°F/160°C
  • Pressure: Firm
  • Peel: Cold

Care Instructions - Machine wash inside-out using mild detergent. Do not use bleach. Dry at a normal dryer setting on household machines. Do not dry clean.

Material/Fabric Compatibility

  • 100% Cotton, 100% Polyester, 100% Preshrunk Cotton, Cotton/Poly Blends

CHROMA BLING HTV

1-Color Application Instructions

  • Time: 10 seconds
  • Temperature: 300°F/150°C
  • Pressure: Medium (45 psi)
  • Peel: Cold

Care Instructions - Machine wash warm. Do not use bleach. Tumble dry, low heat on household machines. Cool iron, no steam. Do not dry clean.

Material/Fabric Compatibility

  • 100% Cotton, 100% Polyester, Cotton/Poly Blends

 

GLOW IN THE DARK HTV

1-Color Application Instructions

  • Time: 10-15 seconds
  • Temperature: 305°F/152°C
  • Pressure: Medium
  • Peel: Warm

Care Instructions - Machine wash inside-out using mild detergent. Do not use bleach. Dry at a normal dryer setting on household machines. Do not dry clean.

 

REFLECTIVE GLITTER HTV

1-Color Application

  • Time: 15 seconds
  • Temperature: 300°F/149°C
  • Pressure: Medium
  • Peel: Warm

 Material/Fabric Compatibility

  • 100% Cotton

  • 100% Polyester

  • Cotton/Poly Blends

Care Instructions - Machine wash inside-out using mild detergent. Do not use bleach. Dry at a normal dryer setting on household machines. Do not dry clean.


SOFT FLOCK HTV

Application Instructions

  • Time: 15 seconds
  • Temperature: 311°F/155°C
  • Pressure: 55psi / 3 to 4
  • Peel: Warm

 2-Color Application Instructions

  • Time: 10 seconds + 15 seconds
  • Temperature: 311°F/155°C
  • Pressure: 55psi / 3 to 4
  • Peel: Warm

Care Instructions - Machine wash cold inside-out using mild detergent. Do not use bleach. Dry at a normal dryer setting on household machines. Do not dry clean.

Material/Fabric Compatibility

  • 100% Cotton, 100% Polyester, Cotton/Poly Blends

SOFT FOAM HTV

1-Color Application Instructions

  • Time: 15 seconds
  • Temp: 300°F / 150°C
  • Pressure: 3-4 Light/Medium (32 psi)
  • Peel: Cold

 2-Color Application Instructions

  • Time: 15 seconds per layer
  • Temperature: 300°F / 150°C
  • Pressure: Medium (45 psi)
  • Peel: Warm

 

Care Instructions - Machine wash cold inside-out using mild detergent. Do not use bleach. Dry at a normal dryer setting on household machines. Do not dry clean.

 

ADHESIVE/FOIL HTV


Adhesive Application

  • Time: 3-5 seconds
  • Temperature: 300°F/149°C
  • Pressure: Light (20 psi)
  • Peel: Hot

Foil Application

  • Time: 8-10 seconds
  • Temperature: 300°F/149°C
  • Pressure: Firm (60-70 psi)
  • Peel: Cold

Print/Cut Instructions

  1. Cut design from CAD-CUT® Adhesive, with adhesive side facing up
  2. Weed away excess material and follow Adhesive application instructions
  3. With colored side facing up, lay a slightly larger piece of Foil over applied design
  4. Use a cover sheet and follow Foil application instructions
  5. Once peeled, Foil adheres to the Adhesive only
Care Instructions - Machine wash inside-out using mild detergent. Do not use bleach. Dry at a normal dryer setting on household machines. Do not dry clean.

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