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Benefits:

  • Best choice for cotton fabrics
  • Semi-matte finish
  • Cuts and weeds easily

Available In:

20" 30" or 54" Wide Rolls
CAD-COLOR® Express Print® Printable Heat Transfer Vinyl

CAD-COLOR® Express Print® Printable Heat Transfer Vinyl

The most cost-effective printable media for everyday jobs

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Material Overview

Create vibrant, full color transfers with this quick-drying printable material perfect for customizing T-shirts, hoodies, and more. It’s a production favorite with easy weeding, quick masking, and a fast, one-step application. Use your solvent or eco-solvent based printer for a variety of applications on cotton and cotton/poly blends.

Material Specifications

  • Composition: Polyurethane (PU)
  • Carrier: Frosted, Non-Pressure Sensitive
  • Thickness: 88 microns (.088 mm)
  • Stretch & Rebound: 2
  • Washability: 50
  • Color Fastness: 4-5
  • Dry Time: 2-4 hours
  • Safety: CPSIA Certified
User Guide

CAD-COLOR® Express Print® Printable Heat Transfer Vinyl

Application Instructions

1-Color Application Instructions

Time:
15-20 seconds
Temperature:
300°F/149°C
Pressure:
Medium
Peel:
Wait 5 Seconds, Peel Warm

Hotronix® 360 IQ™ Hat Press

Time:
45 seconds
Upper:
280°F
Lower:
320°F
Pressure:
Medium
Peel:
Warm/Cold
Cover Sheet:

Print/Cut Instructions

  1. Print and cut your design in positive form on the media side of the material
  2. Once dry, weed away excess material
  3. Mask the weeded design, smoothing out any air bubbles
  4. Lift the mask to expose the vinyl adhesive from the backing
  5. Position the masked design on the garment for heat application

Material/Fabric Compatibility

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.

Cutter Guidelines

Cutter
Blade
Force
Offset
Speed
Roland GS-24
45°
80-100g
.25
30cm/s
Roland VP-300
45°
80-100g
.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® Express Print®

2016-03-01T19:48:57Z

The ability to create full-color transfers with printable heat transfer vinyl is a very lucrative opportunity for apparel decorators with a solvent printer or printer/cutters. In this video, Stahls' TV educator Courtney Kubitza will teach you how to print, cut, weed, mask, and apply the CAD-COLOR® Express Print® printable heat transfer vinyl, the best selling full-color transfer. 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 -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-