Oven Mitts & Pot Holders

Instruction Details

Temperature:
385°F / 196.11°C
Time:
50 Seconds
Pressure:
Medium to Heavy
Prepress:
10 Seconds
Substrate:
MSR10-A, MSR18, MSR10, JDW753, MSR18-A, JDW754, (Part numbers may vary by distributor)

Additional Items Needed

Heat Press Method Instructions

Take care to keep your protective paper away from the silver side of the pot holders. Do not fold your transfer around the pot holder - it will stick to the silver area. Do not use heat tape.

1. Cover the bottom table of the press with a sheet of Teflon.
2. Lint roll the image area of the substrate.
3. Place substrate face up on bottom table, cover with protective paper, and pre-press for 10 seconds.
4. Secure transfer to substrate using Adhesive Spray. Do NOT wrap transfer around substrate as it will ruin the silver surface.
5. Place substrate face up, with attached transfer face down, on top of Teflon sheet on bottom table.
6. Top with protective paper and press according to time, temperature, and pressure above.

Application notes: Due to the nature of this being a padded fabric product, natural creases and folding may occur. This product is NOT intended for edge-to-edge imprinting. The white area on the very edge will not image well. It is recommended that you make your image so that no ink goes to the edge. The strap for hanging will sublimate. Protect it with Teflon or fold it inside the Mitt and use a small piece of tape to hold it there if you do not want it imaged.

Stack Order for Heat Press

  • HEAT PRESS PLATEN
  • PROTECTIVE PAPER
  • TRANSFER
  • SUBSTRATE
  • TEFLON SHEET
  • 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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