HTV

(Heat Transfer Vinyl)


Wait at least 24 hours before washing

  • The Thermo adhesive layer needs time to crystallize and sink down into the fabric fibers. If you wash and dry too soon, there’s a good chance the HTV could peel or crack.


Dry clean might damage the HTV

  • The harsh temperature and solvent-based solutions that are used during dry clean may damage the HTV.


Wash and dry garments inside out

  • Protect the decoration by turning the garment inside down. While washing and drying clothes, they rub against each other (especially if they have zippers or buttons); this friction can cause abrasions or even the peel from the fabric.


Choose the correct temperature for washing

  • Before washing, it is very important to check the recommended temperature in the product sheet. High temperatures can weaken the adhesive or cause abrasion of the heat transfer vinyl.


Use a mild detergent

  • Any detergent that promises to “Whiten”, “Fight Stains”, or that contains any other kind of special additive, is not a mild detergent. These additives, along with bleach, can damage the decoration.


Dry on a delicate setting or hang dry

  • Just like when washing, it is essential to check in the product sheet if the material you are using is suitable for dry cleaning, and what is the recommended program. Hang drying is still the safest, way to dry your decorated garment.


Do not iron directly on the HTV

  • The heat of the iron could melt the material, as well as ruin the garment. Before ironing on the decoration, make sure to cover it with parchment paper or a cotton cloth and set the iron to low temperature (no steam). Or iron the t-shirt inside out.


MC Prints

(MultiColor Prints)


Wait at least 24 hours before washing

  • The Thermo adhesive layer needs time to crystallize and sink down into the fabric fibers. If you wash and dry too soon, there’s a good chance the transfer could peel or crack.


Dry clean might damage the transfer

  • The harsh temperature and solvent-based solutions that are used during dry clean may damage the HTV.


Wash and dry garments inside out

  • Protect the decoration by turning the garment inside down. While washing and drying clothes, they rub against each other (especially if they have zippers or buttons); this friction can cause abrasions or even the peel from the fabric.


Choose the correct temperature for washing

  • Before washing, it is very important to check the recommended temperature in the product sheet. High temperatures can weaken the adhesive or cause an abrasion of the transfer.


Use a mild detergent

  • Any detergent that promises to “Whiten”, “Fight Stains”, or that contains any other kind of special additive, is not a mild detergent. These additives, along with bleach, can damage the decoration. Avoid fabric softener, as it may prematurely degrade the transfer.


Dry on a delicate setting or hang dry

  • Just like when washing, it is essential to check in the product sheet if the material you are using is suitable for dry cleaning, and what is the recommended program. Hang drying is still the safest, way to dry your decorated garment. (Tumble dry on low setting)


If ironing is necessary,

  • You must place a piece of kraft paper between the pressed image and the hot iron. Failure to do this will result in a melted transfer.

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