How to Dye Sublimate

Ceramic Tiles

Vapor Apparel Glass tiles
Mouse Pads Soft l'ink shirts Cutting Boards
Metal Sheets Coffee Mugs Plates

Metal License Plates

FRP Plastics  

How to Dye Sublimate Metal License Plates

Prepare your artwork and transfer with consideration to the size of the license plate.

  1. Using heat resistant tape, fasten the FRP item(s) in position facing the printed side of the transfer.
  2. Spread a teflon sheet (or white paper) on the bottom of the press.
  3. Lay the license plate face up (transfer, face-down) on the heat press.
  4. Cover license plate and transfer with teflon sheet (or white paper).
  5. Press for 45-50 seconds.
  6. Remove the license plate and transfer from the press.
  7. Slowly peel the tape and transfer from the license plate.
  8. Allow to cool on a clean surface.

How to Dye Sublimate FRP Plastics

Step 1

Prepare your artwork and transfer with consideration to the size and shape of the specific FRP product. Don't forget to remove the protective plastic covering.

Spread a teflon sheet (or white paper) on the bottom of the press.

Step 2

Using heat resistant tape, fasten the FRP item(s) in position facing the printed side of the transfer. Lay the FRP face up (transfer, face-down) on the heat press

 


Step 3

Press for 45-50 seconds with medium pressure. Remove the plastic and transfer from the press. Slowly peel the tape and transfer from the plastic. Allow to cool on a clean surface.

Additional notes

If you are using 2 sided items, be sure to allow the plastic to cool to room temperature before pressing to the 2nd side.

There are templates available to facilitate sublimation to the Unisub FRP plastic products. They are available to aid with the setting-up of the artwork in addition to placement of the multiple items on the press.

 

 

How to Dye Sublimate UNISUB White Coated Sheet Metal

Step 1

Prepare your artwork and transfer with consideration to the size and shape of your sheet or cut sheet metal.

Using heat resistant tape, fasten the metal in position facing the printed side of the transfer.

If using Unisub metal make sure you remove the thin plastic protection film on the face of the metal.

 


Step 2

Spread a teflon sheet (or white paper) on the bottom of the press.

Lay the metal face–down (transfer, face–up) on the heat press. Cover with teflon sheet (or white paper).


Step 3

Press for 45–55 seconds

 


Step 4

Remove the metal and transfer from the press.

Slowly peel the tape and transfer from the metal.

Allow to cool on a clean surface.

 



 

How to Dye Sublimate Mouse pads (NATURAL RUBBER)

Heat Press Settings

Temperature:

400° F.
Time : 40 to 45 seconds
Pressure : Medium
  1. Prepare your artwork and transfer with consideration to the size of the mouse pad;
  2. Using heat resistant tape, fasten the mouse pad, position facing the printed side of the transfer;
  3. Spread a teflon sheet (or white paper) on the bottom of the press;
  4. Lay the mouse pad face up (transfer, face-down) on the heat press;
  5. Cover mouse pad and transfer with teflon sheet (or white paper);
  6. Press for 45-50 seconds;
  7. Remove the mouse pad and transfer from the press;
  8. Slowly peel the tape and transfer off;
  9. Allow to cool on a clean surface;
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