Heat Press Time and Temperature Guide: (Detailed Instruction)
Is it possible to follow only a single chart for heat press time and temperature?
The truth is it not possible to follow same instructions for every type of fabric. You have to follow the specific instructions for every different fabric.
If it would be possible to follow a single heat press time and temperature guide, then it would have been so good for every printing company. But every company follow the different guide for the best output.
Haven’t you thought to give your customer the best?
Obviously, you always think the best for your business.
But do you follow the right instructions?
If you don’t then please go through the article and find out the suitable one pursuant to your demand.
We have made the article for your different choice, demand, and fabrics and we hope this article will help you to run your machine properly.
As polyester made fabric are not suitable for high temperature, you can’t press for a long time. And also you can’t make the temperature too high. The temperature should be low and it is highly recommended.
2. High quality:
If your customer wants a high definition, full-color t-shirt delivery then, you will have to set the temperature properly as well as time.
3. Full color:
If you want a great finishing for full color then, you have to follow the instruction strictly. Otherwise full color won’t be visible to the garment. You can get a vivid design as well as a perfect design if you follow these instructions.
If you want to give your garment textured design along with glitter design, then you can choose heat press method. For that, you will have to follow such instructions.
If you want to print a garment like swimwear which has a lot of stretches, then you should choose the heat transfer method. You have to follow such instructions to get the best result.
6. Vintage look:
If you want to make your t-shirt old and fade and attractive which is mainly called by the vintage look, then you may need to follow this below instructions. Otherwise, you won’t get an antique look for your t-shirt.
Multi-purpose is the most popular as well as bestseller material and moreover many types of design can be done by this. So maybe you are searching for the settings of the temperature and time for the multi-purpose type. Simply try to follow settings.
The cotton made fabric is popular among the people, especially among the men. 75% cloths of men are made of 100% cotton. The high temperature is suitable for cotton type fabric. So, you may need to know the perfect specification to apply print on the cotton fabric. Here’s given below.
9. Basic t-shirts and sweaters:
If you want to make normal t-shirts or sweaters then you can simply apply for heat transfers. But for that, you may know the specifications to apply heat and pressure.
10. Glow in the dark:
There are many designs in the market which glow after exposing to the light. It is not like other type design. You need to follow below timetable and temperature for perfection.
11. Stubborn materials:
In the market, there are such kind s of fabrics which are so much difficult to print and you may need some instructions to print on those type of fabrics. If you are now facing the problem to find the settings, then just simply follow the below instructions.
12. Reflective material:
When the material is reflective of safety gear you need to follow the below instructions to get the best result. You have to do this reflective fabric job on vinyl CAD cutter machine.
13. Metal like finishing:
If you want to make them look like metal when you will finish printing then you have to follow these steps. These procedures are necessary to make best.
14. Photo transfer on dark:
If you get an order of transferring photo on dark fabric then you have to follow these instructions consciously.
15. Photo transfer on white:
If you want to make the best on photo transfer on white fabric, then simply follow the below settings and set your machine according to these.
Watch the following video to understand the things easier:
Now you know the basic time chart and needed temperature for all kinds of fabric. You should apply according to these instructions. Don’t just guess and apply and then check if you are right or wrong.
As you have seen that for every type of fabric doesn’t belong to the same condition. Maybe for some fabric, you have to pull when it is hot and for some types, you have to pull when it is cold.
So, again check the instructions properly and apply them according to your business product.