Ceramic Mug Sublimation Instructions 11oz USA

Instruction Details

Temperature:
400°F / 204.44°C
Time:
3 Minutes 30
Pressure:
Medium
Substrate:
MUG11US (Part numbers may vary by distributor)

Additional Items Needed

Heat Press Method Instructions

1. Secure transfer to the Ceramic Mug 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 Ceramic Mug 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: The typical imaging area for a mug is 1.25” in from the handle and .25” from the top and bottom sides of the mug.

Place heat tape on the transfer edges closest to the handle that does not have sublimation ink on it after you have aligned the image on the mug. Use heat tape to attach the transfer to the mug taking care not to cover any of the imaging area.

Oven Instructions

Instructions for Using an Oven and DYEWRAP

1. Secure transfer to the Ceramic Mug using Heat Tape.
2. Wrap and secure DYEWRAP, over transfer, to the Ceramic Mug. Take care to ensure the transfer is not wrinkled under the wrap.
3. Place in 400° preheated oven for 15 minutes.
4. Remove mug from oven and immediately remove transfer and wrap and allow to cool under a fan.

Shrink Instructions

Instructions for Using an Oven and Sublimation Shrink Wrap

400° 13 Minutes

1. Preheat oven to 400°
2. Cut out template and tape it tightly to your mug
*Optional- if adding a handle design make sure that it is taped down securely.
3. Cut a slit about 2 inches from the bottom of the shrink wrap and slip the wrap over the mug with the handle out
4. Tape shrink wrap under handle to ensure that it will not separate when tightened with heat
5. Tuck excess SubliShink into the mug and evenly tighten the wrap by using the heat gun to apply hot air
6. Place in preheated oven for 13 minutes
7. Use caution to remove Sublimation Shrink Wrap and paper from hot mug immediately
8. Allow mug to cool under a fan or using a Kool Plate®

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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