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CAD-CUT® Premium Plus™ Heat Transfer Material

Best for stretchable garments and performance wear.

Premium Plus is a soft, stretchable, and versatile heat transfer material. It can be applied to a variety of fabrics and offers a quick application time. Use a heat press to apply.
  • High stretch & rebound
  • Recommended fabrics: cotton, polyester, Lycra®/spandex
  • Available in a variety of colors, including popular university shades
  • $5 Flat Rate Ground Shipping to most areas. Certain exclusions apply.
  • Silky matte finish
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Premium Plus

Application At A Glance
  • Time
    8-12 Seconds
  • Temperature
  • Pressure
  • Peel
    Warm or Cold

Care Instructions

Machine wash, using mild detergent. Do not bleach. Dry at a normal setting on household machines.

Cutting Notes

Always test cut prior to any production run. Cutter settings will need to be adjusted as the blade ages. For optimal cutting and weeding, maintain a line thickness of at least 3/16” for lettering & logos.

Cutter Guidelines

Premium Plus is a stretch product. For improved cutting and weeding of stretch products we recommend a Stahls’ Premium Carbide Blade

Cutter Blade ForceOffsetSpeed
GCC 45°/60° 60 - 70g.25 / .5025 cm/s
Graphtec 45° 11135
Roland GX-24 Prem. Carbide 45° 60-70g.2525 cm/s
Roland GX-24 Prem. Carbide 60° 60-70g.5025 cm/s

Multi-Color Designs

Heat apply background for 2 seconds peel warm. Apply foreground for 8 seconds peel warm.

Stahls’ recommends setting your heat press at 280° when heat printing on sensitive fabrics, such as polyester.

Please Note:

Due to the combination of fabrics, weaves, coatings, and dyes used in the textile industry, Stahls’ recommends and provides heat transfer material samples for testing.


  • Premium Plus works well over seams, however be sure to increase pressure slightly to accommodate for the uneven pressure areas.

The first lab-certified heat transfer material
in the industry.

Premium Plus

Stahls’ is the first company in the imprinted sportswear industry to have a rigorous lab certification process. This ensures the highest quality materials to meet the needs of all of your real-world applications. Depending on the material, we run tests based on these parameters: safety, durability, and performance. The materials are rated on a scale from 1 to 5, 5 being the highest rating.

Lab Certified


This material is made of 80-108 micron Polyurethane (PU).


  • Stretchability Rating 5
  • Washability Rating 50
  • CPSIA Safety Rating


Store in a cool, dry area. For best results, keep material away from direct sunlight, heat, and humidity.

Questions & Answers

Everyone has questions. Tell us yours.

I am looking for a distressed look for my T-shirt designs. Is there a type of material that makes it look more distressed?
Cotton Chino twill is the material that will offer the most distressed look. This effect increases after the garment is washed. We offer this material in our Distressed Appliqué product offering.
What material do you recommend for spandex?
We have several heat transfer materials that heat apply to spandex. The best recommendation is Super Film, however, Premium Plus can also be used. See the material fabric compatibility chart to further narrow your selections.

For a printable material, we recommend Opaque. You can also use our material selection chart to determine the proper material for your needs.
What product would I use for heat application to polypropylene bags?
For polypropylene bags we recommend Premium Plus or Express Print. You can also use the material selection chart to determine the proper material for your needs.
I have a wrestling singlet. What material do I use to apply a logo?
The best recommendation is for a nylon fabric is Gorilla Grip® II or, for a printable material, Opaque. Use the material selection chart to determine the proper material for your needs.

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