Stahls Silicone Dye-Block

Silicone Dye-Block™ Heat Transfer Vinyl

Dye-Blocking Technology for Apparel

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.
All roll widths are approximate.
  • 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

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.


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.