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Benefits:

  • Lightweight and stretchable
  • Excellent opacity
  • Semi-matte finish

Available In:

20" or 40" Wide Rolls
CAD-COLOR® SuperTEK® Opaque Printable Heat Transfer Material

CAD-COLOR® SuperTEK® Opaque Printable Heat Transfer Material

Stunning Full Color Designs

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Material Overview

Create vibrant transfers for dark garments with this opaque vinyl film. With excellent stretch and rebound and a low application temperature, it's perfect for stretchy, heat-sensitive performance fabrics.
  • Lightweight, stretchable
  • Excellent opacity
  • Semi-matte finish
  • Incredibly soft hand
  • Applies to almost any fabric, including Lycra®/spandex and nylon with the STiX2™ adhesive
  • Low application temperature won't damage performance garments
  • Recommended mask: Solutions® Mask
  • For solvent inks using a print/cut system only—not compatible with inkjet/laser printers
  • $5 Flat Rate Ground Shipping to most areas. Certain exclusions apply.

Material Specifications

  • Composition: Polyurethane (PU)
  • Carrier: Frosted, Non-Pressure Sensitive
  • Thickness: 100 microns (.10 mm)
  • Stretch & Rebound: 4
  • Washability: 50
  • Color Fastness: 4-5
  • Dry Time: 30-60 minutes
  • Safety: CPSIA Certified
User Guide

CAD-COLOR® SuperTEK® Opaque Printable Heat Transfer Material

Application Instructions

1-Color Application Instructions

Time:
Tack for 5 seconds, peel warm and cover and seal 5 seconds.
Temperature:
280-300°F/ 138-150°C
Pressure:
Medium (#6 on Hotronix)
Peel:
Warm

Sports Ball Heat Press Application Instructions

Time:
8 seconds
Temperature:
230°F/110°C
Pressure:
Firm (top platen should make contact with the ball 2 inches before final lockdown)
Peel:
Cool
Note: For textured balls, remove carrier and heat apply for an additional 8 seconds.

Heated Lower Platen Application

Lower Platen:
320°F
Upper Platen:
250°F
Time:
12-15 seconds (depending on thickness of garment)
Pressure:
Medium

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

Cutter Guidelines

Cutter
Blade
Force
Offset
Speed
Roland GX-24
45°
70-90g
.25
30cm/s
Roland VP-300
45°
70-90g
.25
30cm/s
Roland SP-300
45°
70-90g
.25
30cm/s
Roland XC-540
45°
70-90g
.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-COLOR® SuperTEK™ Opaque

2016-03-01T19:08:22Z

When it comes to printing modern fabrics in the apparel marketplace, you need a full-color heat transfer material that will stick and perform just like the performance fabrics you are decorating. In this video, Stahls' TV educator Courtney Kubitza will teach you how to print, cut, weed, mask, and apply the CAD-COLOR® SuperTEK™ Opaque printable heat transfer vinyl. 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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