Shrink Wrap Film Sublimation Instructions

Instruction Details

Temperature:
400°F / 204.44°C
Time:
Varies
Pressure:
Light
Substrate:
SF79, SF129, SF135, SF33, SF47, SF53, SF76, SF94 (Part numbers may vary by distributor)

Heat Press Method Instructions

1. Remove all plastic parts from substrate.
2. Secure image to substrate using tape.
3. Place shrink film around substrate, secure with tape if necessary.
4. Use heat gun to form film evenly around blank product.
5. Place in oven for appropriate time.
6. Remove shrink wrap while still warm.

***Application Notes: For doing multiple products at the same time: we recommend you remove one item at a time, remove shrink wrap and repeat. Do not close the door to the oven but leave it partially open so the product and wrap stay hot. Pull down on the seam of the wrap for easiest removal.

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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