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Benefits:

  • Blocks dye migration
  • Excellent stretch for athletic wear
  • Low heat application

Available In:

20" Wide Rolls
Silicone Dye-Block™ Heat Transfer Vinyl

Silicone Dye-Block™ Heat Transfer Vinyl

Dye-Blocking Technology for Apparel

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Material Overview

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 athletic or performance wear
  • Application as low as 285°
  • Matte finish, silicone feel
  • Not recommended for multi-layer applications

Material Specifications

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

Silicone Dye-Block™ Heat Transfer Vinyl

Application Instructions

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®)

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.

Storage

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.
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.

Material/Fabric Compatibility

Cutter Instructions

Cutter
Blade
Force
Offset
Speed
Graphtec
45°
11-13
0
20cm/s
Roland GS-24
45°
110-130g
.25
20cm/s
Note: 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.
Videos

CAD-CUT® Silicone Dye-Block™ Heat Transfer Vinyl

2017-11-01T18:08:11Z

CAD-CUT® Silicone Dye-Block™ Heat Transfer Vinyl is a silicone-based heat transfer vinyl that is designed to block dye migration It's easy to use and gives the on-trend, rubbery, athletic feel with results that stay true to color. This video breaks down all you need to know. RELATED VIDEOS: How to Get This Look: Dye Block with Silicone https://youtu.be/MZ6fZGzUOSk VIDEO FEATURED PRODUCTS: Silicone Dye-Block™ Heat Transfer Vinyl https://www.stahls.com/heat-transfer-vinyl-silicone-dye-block Roland® GS-24 Vinyl Cutter https://www.stahls.com/vinyl-cutter-roland-gs24 EZ Weeder® https://www.stahls.com/ez-weeder Hotronix® Fusion IQ® Heat Press https://www.stahls.com/fusion-heat-press Kraft Paper Cover Sheet https://www.stahls.com/kraft-paper-cover-sheet STAHLS' MOST POPULAR PRODUCTS: CAD-CUT® Heat Transfer Vinyl https://www.stahls.com/heat-transfer-vinyl Heat Press Letters & Numbers https://www.stahls.com/heat-press-letter-number Hotronix® Air Fusion IQ® Heat Press https://www.stahls.com/air-fusion-heat-press FOLLOW US: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/stahlsheatprinting/ Twitter @StahlsIDDirect (https://twitter.com/StahlsIDDirect) Instagram Stahlsheatprinting (https://www.instagram.com/stahlsheatprinting/) For more heat printing tips and tricks, connect with Stahls’ Blog at https://blog.stahls.com/

How to Get This Look: Silicone HTV Split Design

2018-05-10T19:40:31Z

Welcome to our series, "Get This Look." See from start to finish how to create a fan wear design using CAD-CUT Silicone Dye-Block™ Heat Transfer Vinyl. A design that will wow the fans in the stands. All you need is a vinyl cutter and heat press! Products used in this video: CAD-CUT Silicone Dye Block - https://bit.ly/3e24HVc Graphtec Vinyl Cutter - https://bit.ly/2UT0oEe Air Fusion Heat Press - https://bit.ly/3c8EvXs Women's Hoodie from Augusta - https://bit.ly/2yNr6Wg Connect with us: https://blog.stahls.com/ -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Liked this video? Then please watch: "5 Cool Ways to Use Heat Transfer Foil & Adhesive" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8p1Ze7wQ5dY -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-