Tapered Travel Mug Sublimation Instructions

Instruction Details

Temperature:
400°F / 204.44°C
Time:
6
Pressure:
Medium
Substrate:
TUM10 (Part numbers may vary by distributor)

Additional Items Needed

Heat Press Method Instructions

Production Method: DK3T Tapered Mug Press

Before begining production of this item, be sure you have firm contact between the heat press and the substrate. You may need a piece of Heat Conductive Rubber (HCR18. to achieve good contact.

Remove the rubber stopper from the bottom of the Tumbler before placing in Heat Press.

1. Secure transfer to the Tumbler using Heat Tape.
2. Top with protective paper, taking care not to extend the paper well above or below the top and bottom of the mug.
3. Place Tumbler in Mug Press and close the heating element around the mug.
4. Press according to time, temperature, and pressure above.
5. Remove any paper residue with a soft wet cloth or dish sponge.

Application notes: At the end of the 6 minute transfer time, it is possible to check for good image coverage. Carefully lift the 4 corners of the transfer and take a peek. Up to an additional 2 minutes may be needed for best results.

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Production Method: SWRAP17 and Oven

Remove the rubber stopper from the bottom of the Tumbler before placing in Oven.

1. Secure transfer to the Tumbler using Heat Tape.
2. Roll on the SWRAP17 over the Tumbler and transfer taking care not to wrinkle the transfer.
3. Place in oven for 9.5 minutes at 400 degrees.
4. Remove transfer as soon as possible.
5. Use fan or Kool Plate to cool - do not dunk in water.

Shrink Instructions

Instructions for Using an Oven and Sublimation Shrink Wrap

Time: 11 Minutes
Temp: 400°

1. Remove all lids or plastic parts.
2. Secure image to substrate using heat tape.
3. Place Sublimation Shrink Wrap around blank, secure with tape if necessary.
4. Use heat gun to form Sublimation Shrink Wrap evenly around blank product.
5. Place in oven for appropriate time and temperature.

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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