Vapor Youth Short Sleeve Solar T Sublimation Instructions

Instruction Details

Temperature:
380°F / 193.33°C
Time:
50 Seconds
Pressure:
Light
Substrate:
(Part numbers may vary by distributor)

Additional Items Needed

Heat Press Method Instructions

1. Place an appropriate size piece of Vapor Foam on the bottom table of the press.
2. Cover the Vapor Foam with a sheet of protective paper.
3. Secure transfer to the garment using Adhesive Spray.
4. Place garment face up, with attached transfer face down, on top of protective paper on Vapor Foam and bottom table.
5. Place a sheet of protective paper between the layers of the garment to prevent sublimation blow-through.
6. Top with protective paper and press according to time, temperature, and pressure above.

Application notes: Press and paper lines can be an issue when pressing shirts. Click here for a video showing how to feather or "deckle" the edge of the transfer.

Stack Order for Heat Press

  • HEAT PRESS PLATEN
  • PROTECTIVE PAPER
  • 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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