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Heat Transfer Material Comparison Chart

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This reference chart can help you better understand our heat transfer materials and how they can meet your heat application needs. Characteristics are rated on a scale from 1-5, with 5 indicating "more."

CAD-CUT® Heat Transfer Material
CAD-COLOR® Media
Product Finish Soft Hand Stretch Wash Weed Cut Detail Time/Temp Peel
Product Attributes Production Attributes
3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Semi-Matte No 3 50 4 5 10-20 sec/ 325-350°F Cool
ECONOPRINT™ Semi-Matte Yes 2 50 5 3 12-15 sec/ 330°F Warm
Fashion-FILM® Matte Yes 3.5 50 5 5 15 sec/
320°F
Hot
Fashion-FILM® Electric Matte Yes 3 50 5 5 15 sec/
320°F
Hot
Fashion-LITE™ Matte No 3.5 50 4 5 10-15 sec/ 302°F Hot
Flock Velvet Yes 2 50 3 4 15-20 sec/ 320°F Cold
Glitter Flake™ Textured Glitter No 3 50 3 3 10-15 sec/ 320°F Cold
Glow Matte Yes 3 50 4 4 10-15 sec/ 305°F Warm
GORILLA GRIP® II Semi-Matte No 3 50 4 5 2 sec; 10 sec/ 320°F Cold
Hologram Gloss No 2 50 3 4 10-15 sec/ 320°F Cold
Patterns Semi-Gloss No 1 20 5 3 10-15 sec/ 320°F Cold
Perma-TWILL® Matte No 2 50 4 3.5 20 sec/
350°F
N/A
Poly-TWILL™ Matte No 2 50 Sewn 4 3.5 10 sec/
330°F
N/A
Premium Plus™ Matte Yes 5 50 3 3 8-12 sec/ 280-330°F Warm or Cold
P.S. Poly-TWILL Matte No 2 50 Sewn 4 3.5 10 sec/
330°F
N/A
Reflective Matte No 2 50 4 5 2 sec; 15 sec/ 330°F Warm
SportFilm Lite™ Matte Yes 3 50 3 4 15 sec/
320°F
Warm
Thermo-FILM® Semi-Gloss No 2 50 4 3 6-8 sec/ 330°F Hot
Thermo-GRIP® Semi-Gloss No 2 50 4 3 6-8 sec/ 330°F Hot
Product Finish Thickness (mils) Stretch Wash Color Fastness Weed Fine Detail Time/Temp
Product Attributes Production Attributes
Express Print® Semi-Matte 3.46 3 50 4-5 5 4 15-20 sec/ 300°F
FlockPrint™ Velvet 16.93 1 N/A N/A 5 4 15 sec/ 350°F
INSTA Print Semi-Matte 3.15 4 50 5 5 4 15 sec/ 300°F
Solutions® Opaque Semi-Matte 2.17 5 50 5 3.5 3 5 sec; 5 sec/ 305°F
SuperTEK™ Clear Gloss Glossy 1.96 5 50 4-5 4 4 5 sec; 5 sec/ 300°F
SuperTEK™ Clear Matte Matte 1.45 5 50 4-5 4 4 5 sec; 5 sec/ 300°F
SuperTEK™ Opaque Semi-Matte 3.93 4 50 4-5 4 4 5 sec; 5 sec/ 300°F
SuperTEK™ Sublistop™ Semi-Matte 4.72 4 50 4-5 4 4 5 sec; 5 sec/ 300°F
Value Print® Semi-Matte 7.01 1 50 4 5 4 15 sec/ 310°F

CAD-CUT® Heat Transfer Material 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective

Product Attributes
Finish Semi-Matte
Soft Hand No
Stretch 3
Wash 50
Production Attributes
Weed 4
Cut Detail 5
Time/ Temp 10-20 sec/ 325-350°F
Peel Cool

CAD-CUT® Heat Transfer Material ECONOPRINT™

Product Attributes
Finish Semi-Matte
Soft Hand Yes
Stretch 2
Wash 50
Production Attributes
Weed 5
Cut Detail 3
Time/ Temp 12-15 sec/ 330°F
Peel Warm

CAD-CUT® Heat Transfer Material Fashion-FILM®

Product Attributes
Finish Matte
Soft Hand Yes
Stretch 3.5
Wash 50
Production Attributes
Weed 5
Cut Detail 5
Time/ Temp 15 sec/
320°F
Peel Hot

CAD-CUT® Heat Transfer Material Fashion-FILM® Electric

Product Attributes
Finish Matte
Soft Hand Yes
Stretch 3
Wash 50
Production Attributes
Weed 5
Cut Detail 5
Time/ Temp 15 sec/
320°F
Peel Hot

CAD-CUT® Heat Transfer Material Fashion-LITE™

Product Attributes
Finish Matte
Soft Hand No
Stretch 3.5
Wash 50
Production Attributes
Weed 4
Cut Detail 5
Time/ Temp 10-15 sec/ 302°F
Peel Hot

CAD-CUT® Heat Transfer Material Flock

Product Attributes
Finish Velvet
Soft Hand Yes
Stretch 2
Wash 50
Production Attributes
Weed 3
Cut Detail 4
Time/ Temp 15-20 sec/ 320°F
Peel Cold

CAD-CUT® Heat Transfer Material Glitter Flake™

Product Attributes
Finish Textured Glitter
Soft Hand No
Stretch 3
Wash 50
Production Attributes
Weed 3
Cut Detail 3
Time/ Temp 10-15 sec/ 320°F
Peel Cold

CAD-CUT® Heat Transfer Material Glow

Product Attributes
Finish Matte
Soft Hand Yes
Stretch 3
Wash 50
Production Attributes
Weed 4
Cut Detail 4
Time/ Temp 10-15 sec/ 305°F
Peel Warm

CAD-CUT® Heat Transfer Material GORILLA GRIP® II

Product Attributes
Finish Semi-Matte
Soft Hand No
Stretch 3
Wash 50
Production Attributes
Weed 4
Cut Detail 5
Time/ Temp 2 sec; 10 sec/ 320°F
Peel Cold

CAD-CUT® Heat Transfer Material Hologram

Product Attributes
Finish Gloss
Soft Hand No
Stretch 2
Wash 50
Production Attributes
Weed 3
Cut Detail 4
Time/ Temp 10-15 sec/ 320°F
Peel Cold

CAD-CUT® Heat Transfer Material Patterns

Product Attributes
Finish Semi-Gloss
Soft Hand No
Stretch 1
Wash 20
Production Attributes
Weed 5
Cut Detail 3
Time/ Temp 10-15 sec/ 320°F
Peel Cold

CAD-CUT® Heat Transfer Material Perma-TWILL®

Product Attributes
Finish Matte
Soft Hand No
Stretch 2
Wash 50
Production Attributes
Weed 4
Cut Detail 3.5
Time/ Temp 20 sec/
350°F
Peel N/A

CAD-CUT® Heat Transfer Material Poly-TWILL™

Product Attributes
Finish Matte
Soft Hand No
Stretch 2
Wash 50 Sewn
Production Attributes
Weed 4
Cut Detail 3.5
Time/ Temp 10 sec/
330°F
Peel N/A

CAD-CUT® Heat Transfer Material Premium Plus™

Product Attributes
Finish Matte
Soft Hand Yes
Stretch 5
Wash 50
Production Attributes
Weed 3
Cut Detail 3
Time/ Temp 8-12 sec/ 280-330°F
Peel Warm or Cold

CAD-CUT® Heat Transfer Material P.S. Poly-TWILL

Product Attributes
Finish Matte
Soft Hand No
Stretch 2
Wash 50 Sewn
Production Attributes
Weed 4
Cut Detail 3.5
Time/ Temp 10 sec/
330°F
Peel N/A

CAD-CUT® Heat Transfer Material Reflective

Product Attributes
Finish Matte
Soft Hand No
Stretch 2
Wash 50
Production Attributes
Weed 4
Cut Detail 5
Time/ Temp 2 sec; 15 sec/ 330°F
Peel Warm

CAD-CUT® Heat Transfer Material SportFilm Lite™

Product Attributes
Finish Matte
Soft Hand Yes
Stretch 3
Wash 50
Production Attributes
Weed 3
Cut Detail 4
Time/ Temp 15 sec/
320°F
Peel Warm

CAD-CUT® Heat Transfer Material Thermo-FILM®

Product Attributes
Finish Semi-Gloss
Soft Hand No
Stretch 2
Wash 50
Production Attributes
Weed 4
Cut Detail 3
Time/ Temp 6-8 sec/ 330°F
Peel Hot

CAD-CUT® Heat Transfer Material Thermo-GRIP®

Product Attributes
Finish Semi-Gloss
Soft Hand No
Stretch 2
Wash 50
Production Attributes
Weed 4
Cut Detail 3
Time/ Temp 6-8 sec/ 330°F
Peel Hot

CAD-COLOR® Media Express Print®

Product Attributes
Finish Semi-Matte
Thickness 3.46
Stretch 3
Wash 50
Production Attributes
Color Fastness 4-5
Weed 5
Cutability 4
Time/ Temp 15-20 sec/ 300°F

CAD-COLOR® Media FlockPrint™

Product Attributes
Finish Velvet
Thickness 16.93
Stretch 1
Wash N/A
Production Attributes
Color Fastness N/A
Weed 5
Cutability 4
Time/ Temp 15 sec/ 350°F

CAD-COLOR® Media INSTA Print

Product Attributes
Finish Semi-Matte
Thickness 3.15
Stretch 4
Wash 50
Production Attributes
Color Fastness 5
Weed 5
Cutability 4
Time/ Temp 15 sec/ 300°F

CAD-COLOR® Media Solutions® Opaque

Product Attributes
Finish Semi-Matte
Thickness 2.17
Stretch 5
Wash 50
Production Attributes
Color Fastness 5
Weed 3.5
Cutability 3
Time/ Temp 5 sec; 5 sec/ 305°F

CAD-COLOR® Media SuperTEK™ Clear Gloss

Product Attributes
Finish Glossy
Thickness 1.96
Stretch 5
Wash 50
Production Attributes
Color Fastness 4-5
Weed 4
Cutability 4
Time/ Temp 5 sec; 5 sec/ 300°F

CAD-COLOR® Media SuperTEK™ Clear Matte

Product Attributes
Finish Matte
Thickness 1.45
Stretch 5
Wash 50
Production Attributes
Color Fastness 4-5
Weed 4
Cutability 4
Time/ Temp 5 sec; 5 sec/ 300°F

CAD-COLOR® Media SuperTEK™ Opaque

Product Attributes
Finish Semi-Matte
Thickness 3.93
Stretch 4
Wash 50
Production Attributes
Color Fastness 4-5
Weed 4
Cutability 4
Time/ Temp 5 sec; 5 sec/ 300°F

CAD-COLOR® Media SuperTEK™ Sublistop™

Product Attributes
Finish Semi-Matte
Thickness 4.72
Stretch 4
Wash 50
Production Attributes
Color Fastness 4-5
Weed 4
Cutability 4
Time/ Temp 5 sec; 5 sec/ 300°F

CAD-COLOR® Media Value Print®

Product Attributes
Finish Semi-Matte
Thickness 7.01
Stretch 1
Wash 50
Production Attributes
Color Fastness 4
Weed 5
Cutability 4
Time/ Temp 15 sec/ 310°F

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