Vapor 9-Paneled SubliThrow Throw Blanket Sublimation Instructions

Instruction Details

Temperature:
385°F / 196.11°C
Time:
1 Minute 15 Seconds
Pressure:
Light
Prepress:
30 Seconds
Substrate:
THROW9 (Part numbers may vary by distributor)

Heat Press Method Instructions

NOTE: When using a 16" x 20" heat press, do each section separately and allow each to cool before proceeding to the next section.

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

Application notes: Failure to lint roll the image area may result in small blue or red flecks to appear after the transfer process. Do not skip this step.

Ink will sublimate to the non-white area of the blanket if you make the image too large. We recommend using the Vignette or Feather-edge around the image so it blends nicely with the non-imaging portion of the blanket.

Should you see scorching after transfer, spray a 50/50 mixture of peroxide/distilled water or Oxyclean solution onto the substrate while it is hot. If it has already cooled, then simply reheat and spray.

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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