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What vinyl can you use for sublimation?

clear htv for sublimation

Sublimation paper is used for non-cotton fabric, like polyester fabric and etc. But if we want use sublimation on cotton fabric, how can we do this effect?

Now, I would be happy to recommend our new product for you, that is Sublimation Vinyl, we have 2 types: dark color and light color. When you use these two vinyls, you can apply the sublimation paper to any other fabric.

What is sublimation HTV?

So Clear HTV vinyl for sublimation is the most innovative solution for cotton shirts. The sublimation vinyl for light color fabric perfectly solves the problem that the sublimation paper cannot transfer light-colored pure cotton fabrics. This sublimation printable vinyl can not only be applied to polyester, blended fabrics, but also to 100% Light-colored cotton fabric.

It has many advantages.Easily apply intricate and multi-colored graphics to t-shirts and other wearables with printable sublimation vinyl! Patterns of hollow effect can be perfectly achieved that cannot be done with regular heat transfer vinyl. The transferred color is Vivid & Bright, and it is long lasting and washing resistance.Sublimation ink is not easy to fade and has stronger durability.


sublimation on cotton

Then you will ask how to use sublimation vinyl? And here is the procedures:

How to use sublimation vinyl?

Materials needed:
Computer, printer, Sublimation ink, Cutting plotter, Tool set, Heat press machine.

Opertation steps:
Step 1:
Obtain a pattern, import the pattern into the operating software of the cutting plotter, and print the designed pattern with sublimation ink through the software of the cutting plotter.
Print Mode: Mirror Print, High Quality Glossy Paper, Standard Print Quality.
Note: Record the size settings of the printed pattern.

Step 2:
Re-upload the pattern to the software of the cutting plotter (Note: The size of the pattern needs to be the same as the printed pattern), then click the offset and set the distance of the outline to 0.1mm and cut out the pattern (if the pattern is complex and small, the offset can be appropriately increased; if it is simple and the offset can be appropriately reduced).

Take out the sublimation vinyl, cut out the outline edge of the pattern by the cutting plotter, and then weed the extra parts. (Note: Cutting Mode:Mirror).

Step 3:
Transfer the pattern.<
Set heat press parameters: Temperature: 185?, Pressure: medium.
Put the sublimation HTV vinyl face up on the fabric, iron at 185? for 5 seconds, and remove the base film of the sublimation vinyl (Cold Peel).
Put the printed sublimation paper on the sublimation vinyl,Align and fix the pattern.Iron with a heat press machine at 185°C for 40 seconds, peel off the sublimation paper(cold peel).

Step 4:
Transfer completed.
If you want to know more operation details about VISION sublimation vinyl,please watch our VIDEO in youtube.

What size will VISION factory provide?


sublimation vinyl roll and sheet

The procedure is very easy and simple,we also have sublimation vinyl sheet and sublimation vinyl roll for you to choose. If you are interested in it, please contact us,we would be happy to send more information and free samples for your test.