Unisub Hardboard Magnet Sublimation Instructions

Instruction Details

Temperature:
400°F / 204.44°C
Time:
45 seconds
Pressure:
Medium
Substrate:
U4052, U4051, U60113, U60106, U60105, U60290, U4870, U4869, U4868, U60422 (Part numbers may vary by distributor)

Additional Items Needed

Heat Press Method Instructions

1. Cover the bottom table of the press with a sheet of protective paper.
2. Secure transfer to substrate using Adhesive Spray or Heat Tape.
3. Place substrate face up, with attached transfer face down, on top of protective paper on bottom table.
4. Top with protective paper and press according to time, temperature, and pressure above.

Application note: Should substrate warp or buckle after pressing, weight the substrate while cooling.

Stack Order for Heat Press

  • HEAT PRESS PLATEN
  • PROTECTIVE PAPER
  • TRANSFER
  • SUBSTRATE
  • PROTECTIVE PAPER
  • BOTTOM TABLE

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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