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Product Application Instruction Chart

At the start of heat seal operations prewarm the bottom plate, by resting the hot top plate on it for about a minute.

For products on Green or Pink Tape Carrier: Remove the underside protective liner sheet. For PSA and Permanent PSA products also remove individual liners as described in the next line.

If bottom layer is PSA or Permanent PSA Product: The plastic liner must be removed from the backside of each piece of the sports fabric to expose the PSA prior to application.

For all products: Preheat the garment to stabilize size and remove moisture. Cover the design with a clean release sheet. Remove this hot after heat sealing. If the cover sheet is reused, wipe away residue from previous heat seal.

Product Adheres to Temperature Dwell Pressure Carrier*
Sports Film and Kwik Cut Sports Film Permanent bond to most fabrics including cotton, polyester, poly/cotton blends, fleece and acrylics. 320 deg.F 10 seconds light to medium Peel warm or cold, but not hot.
Sports Grip and Kwik Cut Sports Grip Permanent bond to most fabrics including cotton, polyester, poly/cotton blends, fleece, and acrylics. Also bonds permanently to nylon mesh and dazzle. 320 deg.F 10 seconds light to medium Peel warm or cold, but not hot.
Sports Flock and Kwik Cut Sports Flock Permanent bond to most fabrics including cotton, polyester, poly/cotton blends, fleece and acrylics. 340 deg.F 10 to 20 seconds medium Peel cold.
Sports Fabrics: Twill, Felt, Metallic, Diamond Twill, and any combination in multiple layer designs
Heat Seal Sports Fabrics Heat activated tack to most fabrics. Not suitable for washing unless sewn. 340 deg.F 10 to 20 seconds firm Peel warm or cold, but not hot.
PSA Sports Fabrics Temporary hand tack to most fabrics for embroidery sewing. N/A N/A N/A N/A
Permanent Sports Fabrics, including No Sew Custom Cuts Permanent bond to most fabrics including cotton, polyester, poly/cotton blends, fleece and acrylics. 340 deg.F 1 layer: 15sec.
2 layers: 20sec.
3 layers: 25sec.
4 layers: 30sec.
firm Peel warm or cold, but not hot.
Permanent PSA Sports Fabrics, including No Sew Custom Cuts Permanent bond to most fabrics including cotton, polyester, poly/cotton blends, fleece, and acrylics. 340 deg.F 1 layer: 15sec.
2 layers: 20sec.
3 layers: 25sec.
4 layers: 30sec.
Firm Peel warm or cold, but not hot.
* Applicable to Kwik Cut products and to some custom cut products that are on a green or pink tape carrier. Note: Edge fraying of twill, diamond twill and metallic can occur unless either laser cut or embroidery sewn.

Twill USA Adhesive Summary

P600, 1.5mil Backing for most fabrics (not suitable for most nylons), does NOT provide a permanent bond, gives some anti-fray and stiffening and a smooth surface for spray tack-down adhesives.
P600, 3mil Permanent backing for most fine thread fabrics (not suitable for nylons). Does NOT prevent fraying of edges with wear, laser cutting stops this on some fabrics.
P600, 5mil Permanent backing for most thick and coarse thread fabrics (not suitable for nylons). Does NOT prevent fraying of edges with wear, laser cutting stops this on some fabrics.
   
PS960 Combination of heat seal and tack-down backing on a liner for most fabrics (not suitable for most nylons), provides a tacky backing to hold pieces in place for sewing, gives some stiffening and antifray. Heat sealing is required to back a fabric with this.
PS965 Combination of permanent and tack-down backing on a liner for most fabrics (not suitable for nylons), provides a tacky backing to hold pieces in place for heat sealing. Does not prevent fraying of edges with wear, laser cutting stops this on some fabrics.
   

 

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