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Benefits:

  • Lightweight and stretchable
  • Gloss finish
  • Low temp application

Available In:

20" Wide Rolls
CAD-COLOUR® SuperTEK® Gloss Clear Printable Heat Transfer Vinyl

CAD-COLOUR® SuperTEK® Gloss Clear Printable Heat Transfer Vinyl

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Material Overview

With exceptional stretch and rebound properties, this lightweight printable heat transfer vinyl applies at a low temperature so you can decorate difficult fabrics like Lycra®/spandex and nylon without scorching. Cut and apply without printing to achieve a "liquid glass" look.
  • Lightweight, stretchable, incredibly soft hand
  • Gloss finish
  • Low application temperature - safe for sensitive materials
  • Apply on another material for tone-on-tone "liquid glass" look
  • For white or light fabrics only
  • Mask is not needed
  • For solvent inks using a print/cut system only—not compatible with inkjet/laser printers
  • Compatible with our Stahls' Rip-Away Appliqué™ Process
  • Order online and save 5%, discount is applied automatically
Tip: Protect heat-sensitive garments from imprints and scorching with a Silicone Upper Platen Cover.

Material Specifications

  • Composition: Polyurethane (PU)
  • Carrier: Frosted, Non-Pressure Sensitive
  • Thickness: 50 microns (.05 mm)
  • Stretch & Rebound: 5
  • Washability: 50
  • Colour Fastness: 4-5
  • Dry Time: 30-60 minutes
  • Safety:CPSIA Certified
User Guide

CAD-COLOUR® SuperTEK® Gloss Clear Printable Heat Transfer Vinyl

Application Instructions

1-Colour Application Instructions

Time:
Tack for 5 seconds, peel cold, cover and seal 5 seconds.
Temperature:
280-300°F/ 138-150°C
Pressure:
Medium (#6 on Hotronix)

Heated Lower Platen Application

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 mirrored form on the adhesive side of the roll
  2. Once dry, weed away excess material
  3. Position the weeded design in positive form 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 GX-24
45°
70-90g
.25
30cm/s
Roland VP-300
45°
70-90g
.25
30cm/s
Roland SP-300
45°
70-90g
.25
30cm/s
Roland XC-540
45°
70-90g
.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® SuperTEK™ Clear Matte and Gloss

2016-03-01T19:46:42Z

When you're printing white or light garments with your solvent print/cut machine, you can save yourself some time and money by using a clear printable heat transfer vinyl instead of an opaque. In this video, Stahls' TV educator Courtney Kubitza will teach you how to print, cut, weed, and apply the CAD-COLOR® SuperTEK™ Clear Matte and Gloss printable heat transfer vinyl. 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 -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-