CAD-CUT® Glitter Flake™ Heat Transfer Vinyl

Best for cheer & spirit apparel.

Glitter Flake™ is best known as textured glitter heat transfer vinyl that will produce vibrant designs that sparkle and shine. CPSIA certified, it's safe for use on children's clothing as well as adult garments.

One of our most popular materials, this heat transfer glitter vinyl stands out on the playground, on the sidelines, on campus, or anywhere else you'll find fanwear, cheer apparel, Greek letter shirts, and fashion garments.

Try it with our STAHLS' Rip-Away Appliqué™ process to create embroidered heat transfer glitter designs.

Material Specifications

  • Composition: Polyurethane (PU)
  • Thickness: 325 microns/.325mm
  • Stretch & Rebound: 3
  • Washability: 50
  • Safety: CPSIA Certified
  • Laser cutter compatible
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User Guide

CAD-CUT® Glitter Flake™ Heat Transfer Vinyl

Application to Natural Fibers

Time: 10-12 seconds
Temperature: 302°F/150°C
Pressure: Medium
Peel: Hot

Application to Synthetic Fibers

Time: 10-12 seconds
Temperature: 290°F/143°C
Pressure: Medium
Peel: Hot

Heated Lower Platen Application to 100% Polyester

Lower Platen: 320°F
Upper Platen: 270°F
Time: 10 seconds
Pressure: 60 psi (#6/Medium on Hotronix® machines)
Note: Power Platen not recommended for use with 100% cotton fabrics. For blends with high cotton content proceed with caution. Test application using upper heat only, if it scorches test using lower heat. Decrease pressure for smaller Power Platen sizes.

Heated Lower Platen Instructions for 95% Polyester / 5% Spandex / Triblends
Lower Platen = 290°
Upper Platen = 270°
Time = 30 secs
Pressure = 60 psi (#6/Medium on Hotronix®)
Care Instructions
Machine wash inside-out using mild detergent.
Do not use bleach. Dry at a normal dryer setting on household machines. Do not dry clean.

Material Combination Instructions

Select foreground material:
Select background material:
Store in a cool and dry area around 65 to 70 degrees Fahrenheit with 50% relative humidity. Keep away from direct heat, sunlight and humidity. Recommended shelf life is one year.

Cutter Guidelines

Cutter Blade ForceOffsetSpeed
GCC 45°/60° 200-210g/160-200g.25 / .5025 - 50 cm/s
Graphtec 45° 10 - 25130
Roland GX-24 45° / 60° 200-210g/160-200g.25 / .5050 cm/s
Always test cut prior to any production run. For optimal cutting and weeding, maintain a line thickness of at least 1/16" for lettering & logos.

Buying Guide: CAD-CUT® Glitter Flake™ Heat Transfer Vinyl


Use CAD-CUT® Glitter Flake™ to create looks that dazzle customers with a textured glitter finish. In this video, Stahls' TV educator Courtney Kubitza will teach you how to cut, weed, and apply CAD-CUT® Glitter Flake™ heat transfer vinyl, including tips on time, temperature, and pressure. RELATED VIDEOS: Heat Transfer Vinyl 101 Screen Print with CAD-CUT® Glitter Flake™ VIDEO FEATURED PRODUCTS: CAD-CUT® Glitter Flake™ Heat Transfer Vinyl Graphtec CE6000 Plus Vinyl Cutter EZ Weeder® Hotronix® Fusion IQ® Heat Press STAHLS' MOST POPULAR PRODUCTS: CAD-CUT® Heat Transfer Vinyl Heat Press Letters & Numbers Hotronix® Air Fusion IQ® Heat Press FOLLOW US: Facebook Twitter @StahlsIDDirect ( Instagram Stahlsheatprinting ( For more heat printing tips and tricks, connect with Stahls’ Blog at

Glitter Flake™ Rip Away Appliqué for Embroidery


Stahls' TV : Glitter Flake™ heat transfer vinyl is one of the most popular options for creating a beautiful glitter finish. When paired with your embroidery machine, this appliqué, combo is unstoppable. In this video, Stahls' TV educator Mark Merola discusses how to use Glitter Flake™ heat transfer material with rip-away applique.

How to Apply a 2-Color Glitter HTV Knock-out Design for 2017 Grads | Craft Corner


Welcome to the Craft Corner! In this video, Stahls' TV educator Jenna Sackett heat prints a tee fit for graduation day using two colors of CAD-CUT® Glitter Flake™. With the Silhouette CAMEO® and a craft press, we created a 2-color knock-out design on a grey, heathered tee perfect for 2017 grads and the school marketplace. **** PRODUCTS FEATURED IN VIDEO: ***** CAD-CUT® Glitter Flake™: Kraft Paper Cover Sheet: **** STAHLS' MOST POPULAR PRODUCTS **** CAD-CUT® Heat Transfer Vinyl: Heat Press Letters & Numbers: Hotronix® Air Fusion IQ® Heat Press: **** FOLLOW US **** Facebook: Twitter: @StahlsIDDirect ( Instagram: Stahlsheatprinting ( For more heat printing tips and tricks, connect with Stahls’ Blog at


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