TUM450SS Polymer Travel Mug

Instruction Details

Temperature:
400°F / 204.44°C
Time:
6 Minutes
Pressure:
Light
Substrate:
TUM450SS (Part numbers may vary by distributor)

Additional Items Needed

Heat Press Method Instructions

TUM450SS in an Oven with SWRAP17 Sleeve
(Use a convection oven large enough to stand the cup upright inside.)

Cup comes disassembled. Do not assemble until sublimated and cooled.

1. Preheat convection oven.
2. Transfer placement is important. Cut your image out closely. Wrap transfer around the cup and use tape (54150, sold separately) vertically along the entire seam. Use four small pieces of tape to secure the image to the top rim of the cup. (see video).
3. Slide sleeve (SWRAP17, sold separately) on to the cup (see video for techniques.) Ensure sleeve covers entire cup.
4. Place hull in oven for specified time.
5. Remove transfer quickly and allow cup to cool.
6. Slide hull over inner wall.
7. Screw base to inner wall. (see video)

Shrink Instructions

Instructions for Using an Oven and Sublimation Shrink Wrap

Time: 6 Minutes
Temp: 400°

1. Remove all lids or plastic parts.
2. Secure image to substrate using premium 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.
6. Remove Sublimation Shrink Wrap and image quickly from the tumbler.

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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