Submet, DynaSub and LaserSub Aluminum Sheet Stock 12x24

Instruction Details

Temperature:
385 TO 400°F / 196.11°C
Time:
70-80 seconds
Pressure:
Light
Substrate:
SUBMET2412, DS2412, LS2412 (Part numbers may vary by distributor)

Additional Items Needed

Heat Press Method Instructions

DyeTrans® Submet Aluminum and Brass:
385° TEMP; Press 80 Seconds at Light Pressure or PSI: 20; Place metal Imaging side face-down

DynaSubâ?¢ and LaserSubâ?¢* Aluminum:
385° TEMP; Press 80 Seconds at Light Pressure or PSI: 20; Place metal Imaging side face-up

Unisub Aluminum & Steel:
400°TEMP; Press 70 Seconds using Medium-To-Heavy Pressure or PSI: 40-80; Place metal Imaging side face-down

1. Place protective paper on the bottom of the press.

2. Remove the plastic peel coating from the metal, if it is present (some have it, some do not)â?? this is the imaging side.

3. Adhere the transfer to the metal using DyeTrans Adhesive Spray or heat tape.

4. Place the substrateonto the protective paper covering the bottom of the press, with the imaging side:

DynaSub and LaserSub Aluminum: face-up
Submet Aluminum, Brass, Unisub Aluminum, Steel: face-down

5) Press.

6. Remove the transfer from the metal being sure not to touch the imaging area while hot.

*Note that when using LaserSub, you only transfer the portion of the image that will not be cut by the laser. This product is compatible with laser engravers only.

OUR INSTRUCTIONS ARE BASED ON USING A DK20S, DK3110 AND/OR A COUNTER TOP CONVECTION OVEN. TIMES AND TEMPERATURES WILL VARY DEPENDING ON WHICH EQUIPMENT YOU USE.

Heat Press Pressure Cheat Sheet

Level
PSI
Press Dial Level
Average Human Resistance Felt
Contact Pressure
10-15 psi
1 on press dial
Where the platen just makes physical contact with product
Light Pressure
20 psi
2 on press dial
Resistant with one arm pressing down, easy with two arms
Medium Pressure
40-60 psi
3-5 on press dial
Resistant with two arms pressing down, doesn't require usage of shoulders
Heavy Pressure
80 psi
6 and up on dial
Very resistant with two arms pressing down, requires lifting of elbows and shoulders to lock in place

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