Skip to content
Screen Printing 101 Class | March 15-16, 2024
Screen Printing 101 Class

Direct To Film "DTF" Roll

SKU DTFFILM-20
Original price $88.00 - Original price $140.00
Original price
$88.00
$88.00 - $140.00
Current price $88.00
Size: 20 Inch x 50 Yards

DTF Film: Ideal for Various Textiles

This cutting-edge PET film is crafted specifically for DTF printers, aiming to provide unparalleled quality, consistency, and simplicity in operation, ensuring your designs come to life with precision and vibrant colors.

Ink Compatibility:

  • Specifically designed for use with Pigment Inks, ensuring vibrant, long-lasting prints.

Applications:

  • Perfectly suited for Cotton, Polyester, Acrylic, and similar fibers, making it a versatile choice for a wide range of textiles. (Note: Not suitable for sublimation fabrics.)

Optimal Conditions for Use:

  • Temperature: A range of 266°F to 284°F has been found optimal for transferring designs.
  • Time: Requires only 8-10 seconds for a complete transfer.
  • Pressure: A medium-pressure setting ensures the best adherence and clarity.
  • Peel: Offers the flexibility of peeling warm or cold, tailored to your convenience and workflow.

How to Use: A Step-by-Step Guide

Step 1 – Printing on PET Film: Set your printer to mirror printing mode and print your design onto the PET film using compatible pigment inks for sharp, vibrant results.

Step 2 – Application of Hotmelt Powder: Distribute the hotmelt powder evenly over the printed surface, then tap off any excess to avoid clumping.

Step 3 – Drying and Melting: To dry and melt the powder, use either a conveyor belt set to 248°F or a heat press adjusted to 293°F for 20 seconds. Test settings before production

Step 4 – Transferring the Design: Use a heat press at 266°F for 10 seconds or 284°F for 8 seconds to transfer your design onto the fabric, ensuring precise and vivid transfers. Test settings before production

Step 5 – Peeling: Peel off the film while it's warm or after cooling based on your preference, revealing a stunning matte finish.

Key Benefits:

  • Tailored for quick application with a pressing time of just 8-10 seconds.
  • Designed for low-temperature pressing between 266°F and 285°F.
  • Delivers uniform, high-quality transfers for consistent results.
  • Compatible with a broad range of textiles, excluding sublimation fabrics.
  • Flexible peeling options, warm or cold, for ease of use.
  • Ensures compatibility with all DTF printers and pigment inks for vibrant, durable designs.