Stahls Printable HTV SuperTEK Opaque

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CAD-COLOR® SuperTEK® Opaque Printable Heat Transfer Material

Stunning Full Color Designs

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
  • Compatible with our Stahls' Rip-Away Appliqué™ Process

 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

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

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

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

 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

  • 100% Cotton
  • 100% Polyester
  • 100% Preshrunk Cotton
  • Cordura®
  • Cotton/Poly Blends
  • Leather
  • Lycra®/Spandex Blends
  • Neoprene
  • Nylon

 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.

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