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Benefits:

  • Best heat transfer vinyl for full-contact sports
  • Easy, quick 2-color application
  • Inhibits dye migration

Available In:

15" or 20" Wide Rolls
CAD-CUT® Thermo-FILM® Heat Transfer Vinyl

CAD-CUT® Thermo-FILM® Heat Transfer Vinyl

Create durable designs with the best athletic jersey vinyl

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Material Overview

Thermo-FILM® is the best choice for contact sports with its extreme durability and enhanced abrasion resistance. Its superior opacity is perfect for preventing dye migration on polyester or sublimated garments. Decorate team uniforms in seconds with this easy-to-use vinyl in a variety of popular athletic colors.
Also available in: Pre-Cut Letters and Numbers and 30" rolls without a carrier.

Material Specifications

  • Composition: Polyurethane (PU)
  • Carrier: Clear, Pressure-Sensitive
  • Thickness: 190 microns/.19mm
  • Stretch & Rebound: 2
  • Washability: 50
  • Safety: CPSIA Certified
  • Laser cutter compatible
User Guide

CAD-CUT® Thermo-FILM® Heat Transfer Vinyl

Application Instructions

1-Color Application Instructions

Time:
6-8 seconds
Temp:
330°F / 165°C
Pressure:
Medium
Peel:
Hot

2-Color Application Instructions

Time:
Tack background 2 seconds, peel hot, place foreground on top, 10 seconds
Temp:
330°F / 165°C
Pressure:
Medium
Peel:
Hot

Heated Lower Platen - 100% Polyester

Lower Platen:
320°F
Upper Platen:
270°F
Time:
10 seconds
Pressure:
60 psi (#6/Medium on Hotronix® machines)
Peel:
Hot
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°F
Upper Platen:
270°F
Time:
30 secs
Pressure:
60 psi (#6/Medium on Hotronix®)

360 IQ Hat Press

Top Heat:
280°F
Bottom Heat:
320°F
Time:
45 seconds
Pressure:
Medium to Firm
Note: Use 1/8" foam cover pad for best application

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.

Material/Fabric Compatibility

Material Combination Instructions

Foreground material:
Background material:

Cutter Instructions

Cutter
Blade
Force
Offset
Speed
GCC
45° / 60
120-160g / 140-170g
.25 / .50
15-50cm/s
Graphtec
45°
18-20
0
30cm/s
Roland
45°
140-160g
.25
30cm/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

Buying Guide: CAD-CUT® Thermo-FILM® Heat Transfer Vinyl

2016-03-01T19:19:26Z

If you're looking into decorating team uniforms, you will need a heat transfer vinyl that is durable and abrasion resistant, with the whites staying white and the team colors staying true. In this video, Stahls' educator Courtney Kubitza will teach you how to cut, weed, and apply CAD-CUT® Thermo-FILM®, including tips on time, temperature, and pressure. RELATED VIDEOS: Getting Creative with Number Styles for Team Uniforms https://youtu.be/gAgW5YiAWBA Heat Transfer Vinyl 101 https://youtu.be/bCMpBgDptbw VIDEO FEATURED PRODUCTS: CAD-CUT® Thermo-FILM® Heat Transfer Vinyl https://www.stahls.com/heat-transfer-vinyl-thermo-film Graphtec CE6000 Plus Vinyl Cutter https://www.stahls.com/vinyl-plotter-ce6000 EZ Weeder® https://www.stahls.com/ez-weeder Hotronix® Fusion IQ® Heat Press https://www.stahls.com/fusion-heat-press 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/ -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Liked this video? Then please watch: "5 Cool Ways to Use Heat Transfer Foil & Adhesive" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8p1Ze7wQ5dY -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-

Get This Look: Senior Class T-Shirts Using a Heat Press

2020-03-16T16:15:04Z

In today's Get This Look video we are highlighting CAD-CUT® Thermo-FILM® heat transfer vinyl. See how you can use one of the most durable and easy to use materials outside of your typical team uniform decorations. With its superior opacity, you can also use this heat transfer vinyl to inhibit dye migration on polyester and sublimated garments. *****Products Featured in Video****** The Heat Press We Used: https://bit.ly/3aQNwUc CAD-CUT® Thermo-FILM® Heat Transfer Vinyl: https://bit.ly/2QdwvM9 The Vinyl Cutter Used: https://bit.ly/2xCN5i3 **** Popular Stahls' Products **** Need a tough and durable material to apply onto your apparel: https://bit.ly/2IJYper Want to add numbers and/or letters to your clothing: https://bit.ly/2TNnKuf Still need a heat press? Check out this one: https://bit.ly/3aNq4qS Find additional tools on how to grow your clothing business here as well: https://bit.ly/2TMBKo4 ****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/ -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Liked this video? Then please watch: "5 Cool Ways to Use Heat Transfer Foil & Adhesive" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8p1Ze7wQ5dY -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-

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