decorative HTV comparisons

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Product Applies to # of Colors Finish Temp Time Peel Thickness Sticky Carrier Can You Layer?
Cotton, Uncoated Polyester, Acrylic, Fabric Blends, and similar fabrics
15
Flock
320°-340° F
10-15 seconds
Cold

18.8 mils/470 microns

Yes
Top layer only
Cotton, Uncoated Polyester, Acrylic, Fabric Blends, and similar fabrics
19
Flock
320°-340° F
10-15 seconds
Cold
17 mils/425 microns
Yes
Top layer only
Cotton, Uncoated Polyester, Acrylic, Fabric Blends, and similar fabrics
21
Flock
320° F
15 seconds
Warm
14 mils/350 microns
Yes
Top layer only
Product Applies to # of Colors Finish Temp Time Peel Thickness Sticky Carrier Can You Layer?
Cotton, Uncoated Polyester, Cotton/Polyester Blends, Fabric Blends, Wool, Linen
92
Glitter
320°-330° F
12-15 seconds
Warm, use Teflon and re-press for 2 seconds

13-15 mils/325-375 microns

Yes
Top layer only
Cotton, Uncoated Polyester, Fabric Blends, Wool, Linen
2
Glitter
320°-330° F
12-15 seconds
Warm, cover with Teflon and re-press for 2 seconds.
8.8 mils/220 microns
Yes
Top layer only
Cotton, Uncoated Polyester, Cotton/Polyester Blends, Fabric Blends, Wool, Linen
16
Perf Glitter
320°-330° F
12-15 seconds
Warm, use Teflon and re-press for 2 seconds
13.2 mils/330 microns
Yes
Top layer only
Cotton, Uncoated Polyester, Fabric Blends, Spandex, Lycra, Wool, Linen
11
Glitter
330°-335° F
3 seconds
Warm, cover with Teflon Sheet, repress for 10 sec
10 mils/250 microns
No
Top layer only
Product Applies to # of Colors Finish Temp Time Peel Thickness Sticky Carrier Can You Layer?
Cotton, Uncoated Polyester, Acrylic, and similar fabrics
218
Matte
305° F
8-10 seconds
Hot or warm

2.4 mils/60 microns

Yes
Top layer only
Cotton, Uncoated Polyester, Fabric Blends, Spandex, Lycra, Wool, Linen
2
Textured

Brown Leather: 325°-340° F
Carbon Fiber:
 315°-330° F

Brown Leather: 12-15 seconds
Carbon Fiber: 17-20 seconds

Brown Leather: Cold
Carbon Fiber:
 Warm, repress for 2 seconds

4.4 mils/110 microns
Yes
Top layer only
Cotton, Uncoated Polyester, Fabric Blends, Spandex, Lycra, Wool, Linen
17
Matte perf or metallic perf
305°-320° F
10 seconds
Warm, repress for 2 seconds
3.6 mils/90 microns
Yes
Top layer only
Cotton, Uncoated Polyester, Fabric Blends, Lycra, Wool, Linen
10
Semi-gloss or metallic textured
325° F
15 seconds
Cold
12 mils/300 microns
Yes
No
Product Applies to # of Colors Finish Temp Time Peel Thickness Sticky Carrier Can You Layer?
Cotton, Uncoated Polyester, Fabric Blends
12
Gloss
284° F
8 seconds
Warm
2.76 mils/70 microns
Yes
Yes

Cotton, Uncoated Polyester, Fabric Blends, Spandex*, Lycra*, Wool, Linen *Spandex and Lycra only for Super

17
Metallic
310°-330° F
10-15 seconds
Cold

Supers: 2.4 mils/60 microns
Brilliants:
 4 mils/100 microns

Yes
Top layer only
Cotton, Uncoated Polyester, Fabric Blends, Wool, Linen
6
Iridescent metallic
300°-320° F
10-15 seconds
Warm
4 mils/100 microns
Yes
Top layer only
Cotton, Uncoated Polyester, Fabric Blends, Wool, Linen
4
Glitter iridescent metallic
300°-320° F
10-15 seconds
Warm
10.5 mils/260 microns
Yes
Top layer only
Cotton, Uncoated Polyester, Fabric Blends, Wool, Linen
18
Textured metallic
310°-330° F
10-15 seconds
Cold, cover with Teflon, repress for 5 seconds
Unpressed: 8 mils/200 microns 
Pressed:
 4 mils/100 microns
Yes
Top layer only
Cotton, Uncoated Polyester, Fabric Blends, Polyester/Acrylic, and Similar Fabrics (Not suitable for treated or dyed garments)
49
Metallic
302°-320° F
7-8 seconds
Cold, then cover with Teflon and repress for 3-5 seconds
3 mils/75 microns
Yes
Top layer only
Cotton, Uncoated Polyester, Fabric Blends, Spandex, Lycra, Wool, Linen
7
Pearlescent
310°-330° F
17-20 seconds
Warm, cover with Teflon sheet and repress for 2 seconds
4 mils/100 microns
Yes
Top layer only
Product Applies to # of Colors Finish Temp Time Peel Thickness Sticky Carrier Can You Layer?
Cotton, Uncoated Polyester, Fabric Blends, Lycra, Wool, Linen
20
Reflective
300° F
8 seconds
Hot! (Wait 2 seconds then peel)
300 Series: 7.5 mils/190 microns 
Chameleon Black:
 7.2 mils/180 microns
300 Series: Yes 
Chameleon Black:
 No
Top layer only

Cotton, Uncoated Polyester, Fabric Blends, Lycra, Wool, Linen

6
Reflective
320° F
Prepress garment for 5 seconds, then press material for 3-5 seconds
Warm, cover with Teflon and repress for 10-15 seconds, let cool then remove Teflon
RMSK: 7.2 mils/180 microns
200 Series:
 8 mils/200 microns
RMSK: No
200 Series:
 Slightly sticky
Top layer only
Nylon and other heat-sensitive fabrics
1
Reflective
320° F
Prepress garment for 5 seconds, then press material for 3-5 seconds
Carefully peel warm, cover with Teflon and re-press for 10-15 seconds at 320°F, let cool then remove Teflon.
5.6 mils/140 microns
No
Top layer only
Cotton and cotton-blended fabrics
1
Reflective
250-275° F
Prepress garment for 5 seconds, then press material for 3-5 seconds
Carefully peel cold, cover with Teflon and re-press for 5-10 seconds, let cool then remove Teflon.
5.6 mils/140 microns
No
Top layer only

other

Product Applies to # of Colors Finish Temp Time Peel Thickness Sticky Carrier Can You Layer?
Cotton, Uncoated Polyester, Fabric Blends, Linen
24
Holographic
300° F
10-12 seconds
Cold
3-4 mils/75-100 microns
Yes
Top layer only
Cotton, Uncoated Polyester, and Fabric Blends *Not suitable for treated or dyed garments
2
Holographic
290° F
12 seconds
Cold
2.8 mils/70 microns
Yes
Top layer only
Cotton, Uncoated Polyester, Polyester/Cotton, and Polyester/Acrylic
8
Matte glow-in-the-dark
300°-320° F depending on color, please see product page
8-15 seconds depending on color, please see product page
Warm
LF-4790: 11.6 mils/290 microns 
LF-4791:
 5.9 mils/150 microns
Neons & Whites:
 4.7 mils/120 microns
LF-4790: No
The Rest:
 Yes
Top layer only
Cotton, Uncoated Polyester, Fabric Blends, Wool, Linen
4
Glossy
340°-350° F
15-20 seconds
Cold
13.7 mils/348 microns
Yes
Top layer only
Cotton, Uncoated Polyester, Polyester/Cotton, and Polyester/Acrylic
1
Adhesive for Textile Foils, Flocking Sheets, and Reflective Sheets
300° F
5 seconds
Warm, almost hot
2.4 mils/60 microns
Yes
Yes

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