Heat printing is a really easy decorating technique you can use on all of our products The Framchise 59 Shirt . Essentially, heat printing is the process of applying a heat transfer vinyl or substrate that has an adhesive on the back and is applied to a product by using specific heat and pressure from a heat press. We teamed up with Stahls, the leading manufacturer in the category, to learn how to heat press and get the best results on some of our top fabrications.
The Framchise 59 Shirt, hoodie, sweater, longsleeve and ladies t-shirt
Because we, at kingteeshops, offer such a wide variety of fabrics, it’s important to understand how each fabric takes heat printing differently The Framchise 59 Shirt . Three key factors to keep in mind are: time, temperature and pressure. Cotton is the most common printable fabric in the apparel industry. Because it’s so resilient, you can use a variety of times and temperatures. kingteeshops uses only 100% Airlume combed and ring-spun cotton, which has significantly less stray fibers and impurities than any other cotton product on the market. That mean, the tight weave and smooth surface is the best to print on. Stahls recommends pairing our 100% cotton tees with their CAD-CUT® Fashion Film® HTV. This HTV is known for its light-weight, soft, matte finish and is Stahls’ most price-point product, which pairs great with our most price-point garments.
Here are the steps on how to heat press on our 100% Airlume cotton jersey tees:
Set the heat press temperature to 320 degrees (Stahls recommends using their Hotronix® Auto Clam Heat Press)Thread the product onto the machine to ensure even pressureQuickly press the garment to smooth out the wrinklesPlace the Fashion Film in the correct spotPress for 12 – 15 secondsImmediately peel Fashion Film transfer while it’s still hot