ChromaLuxe Aluminum Phone Case Inserts

Instruction Details

Temperature:
400°F / 204.44°C
Time:
45-55 seconds
Pressure:
Light
Substrate:
U8444 (Part numbers may vary by distributor)

Additional Items Needed

Heat Press Method Instructions

Remove peel coat from inserts if it is on the metal. If bottom platen is cold, begin by preheating for 15 seconds.

1. Lay protective paper on heat press platen.
2. Remove protective film from insert.
3. Lay insert imaging side face-down on transfer. Use heat tape to keep it in place.
4. Add a piece of protective paper over your transfer and insert.
5. Press. Add 2-3 seconds for each additional insert imaged at the same time. Too much pressure will cause a mottling of the metal finish.

NOTE: When adding the insert to the phone case, before you remove the protective paper covering the pre-glued area, start at one side and smooth out any air that may be trapped under the glue strip. Then you may remove the paper and insert the newly decorated insert. This will make the insert more secure.


NOTE: If you should see a void in the provided glue layer, add a drop of Super Glue to those areas prior to assembly of the product.
Should your phone case become soiled with use and wear, remove it from the phone and clean it with an ordinary household strength glass cleaner. Any remaining discoloration can be scrubbed off using glass cleaner and a non-scratch Scotch-Brite pad.

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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