FRP Sheet Stock

Instruction Details

Temperature:
400°F / 204.44°C
Time:
2 minutes 30 seconds Press Time
Pressure:
Light
Prepress:
20 Seconds Pre-press
Substrate:
U7851, U5513, U5529, U5528, U5534, U5537, U5535, U5538, U5601, U5603, U5602, U5604, U7528, U7570, U6658, U5608, U5609, U5973 (Part numbers may vary by distributor)

Heat Press Method Instructions

1. Pre-press the FRP for 20 seconds, allow to cool completely.
2. Dry transfer image under heat platen (just for a few seconds, do not lower it, just hover over the transfer paper.)
3. Cover the press with protective paper.
4. Lightly mist transfer with DyeTrans Adhesive Spray.
5. Place the transfer on the FRP, smooth wrinkles. Lay this face-up on the platen.
6. Cover with thin fabric.
7. Cover with protective paper.
8. Press with TIME/TEMP/PRESSURE settings listed above.

- Do not stack items while hot. Place separately on a table to cool. A thin plastic film that must be removed prior to pressing protects some items.

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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