Silicone Dye-Block™ Heat Transfer Vinyl

Silicone dye-blocking technology, now available in vinyl rolls!

Get the dye-blocking power of silicone without messy ink or the need to burn screens. Simply cut the name, number, or logo, weed, and apply with a heat press.
  • Blocks dye migration, even on sublimated polyester
  • Stretchable, with good recovery - excellent for athletics
  • Application as low as 285° - great for use on performance fabrics
  • Matte finish, silicone feel
  • Laser cutter compatible
  • Not recommended for multi-layer applications

Material Specifications

  • Composition: Silicone
  • Carrier: Frosted, Non-Pressure Sensitive
  • Thickness: 200 microns/.20 mm
  • Safety: CPSIA Compliant

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User Guide

Silicone Dye-Block™ Heat Transfer Vinyl

Application to Synthetic Fibers

Time: 10-15 seconds
Temp: 290°F / 143°C
Pressure: Medium
Peel: Cold

Application to Natural Fibers & Blends

Time: 10-15 seconds
Temp: 302°F / 150°C
Pressure: Medium
Peel: Cold

Heated Lower Platen - 100% Polyester Garments

Lower Platen: 320°
Upper Platen: 270°
Time: 10 seconds
Pressure: 60 psi (#6/Medium on Hotronix® machines)
Peel: Cold
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®)
Dye migration may appear with initial heat printing, but will clear within 24-48 hours.

Please test on patterned fabrics as they may show through.
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.
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 Instructions

Cutter Blade ForceOffsetSpeed
Roland 45° / 60 120-140g.225 mm 20cm/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.

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