Decorative Smooth Glass Tiles Sublimation Instructions

Instruction Details

Temperature:
400°F / 204.44°C
Time:
5-7 Minutes
Pressure:
Light
Substrate:
GT4X4-FROSTED, GT4X4-WHITE, GT6X6-FROSTED, GT6X6-WHITE, GT6X8-FROSTED, GT6X8-WHITE, GT8X8-FROSTED, GT8X8-WHITE (Part numbers may vary by distributor)

Additional Items Needed

Heat Press Method Instructions

Dimensional tolerance is +/- 1/8” in length and width.

1. Do not reverse or mirror the image.

3. Use Adhesive Spray or heat-conductive tape to attach the image to the white side of the glass. For clear tiles the imaging side has a “frosted” coating.

4. Apply a protective sheet of paper on top of your press platen.

5) Position the glass on the heat press with the imaging side face-up and the transfer face down onto the imaging area.

6. Cover the back of the transfer with a plain sheet of white paper. Then cover the protective paper with a 1/8” green heat-conductive rubber pad and close the press.

GT4X4-WHITE Tiles Only:
400° Medium Pressure
5 Minutes TexPrint

1. Do not reverse or mirror the image

2. Use Adhesive Spray or heat-conductive tape to attach the image to the white side of the glass.

3. Apply a protective sheet of paper on top of the press platen.

4. Position the glass on the heat press with the imaging side face-up and the transfer face down onto the imaging area.

5) Cover the back of the transfer with a plain sheet of white paper. Then close the press.

NOTES:

Some of the tiles may have over spray of the white opaque coating onto the surface of the tile. This may be easily removed through the use of a very fine steel wool. Use care not to apply the steel wool to the sublimatable area of the tile however. It will remove the image.


Recommended Adhesive: Clear 2-part Epoxy


If you are mounting these tiles and want to use grout: Un-sanded grout should be used. Tiles can be cleaned with any household non-abrasive cleaner and a soft cloth or sponge.

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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