CUP17SS Poly Wrapped Stainless Steel Cups Sublimation Instructions

Instruction Details

Temperature:
400°F / 204.44°C
Time:
7 Minutes
Pressure:
Medium
Substrate:
CUP17SS (Part numbers may vary by distributor)

Additional Items Needed

Heat Press Method Instructions

Video note: We have eliminated the protective paper step for imaging these cups. It is determined that it is not necessary.

CUP17SS in an Oven
(Use a convection oven large enough to stand the cup upright inside.)
400°

1. Transfer placement is important. Cut your image out closely. Wrap transfer around the cup and use tape (54150) vertically along the entire seam. Use four small pieces of tape to secure the image to the top rim of the cup.(see video).

2. Slide sleeve(SWRAP17. on to the cup (see video for techniques.) Ensure sleeve covers entire cup.

3. Dwell in oven for specified time.

4. Remove transfer quickly and allow cup to cool.

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Using the DK3T Heat Press:
CUP17SS in the DK3T Tapered Mug Press
(There is a specific template for this application)
400°
Medium-Heavy pressure

1. Wrap tumbler with transfer using heat tape to secure.

2. Insert in press. Cook for 3.5 minutes.

3. Rotate quarter turn and cook again for 3.5 more minutes. You can cook without rotating for 5 minutes but you won’t have a full bleed.

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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