Special Effect Transfers
Tested for more than 50+ washes!
Special effect transfers are a great way to add variety to your clothing line.
It is available in the following options : Metallic, Glitter, Shimmer and Reflective.
Printed on a cold peel release paper.
It is not suitable for small details, large details are more vibrant for special effect inks.
Transfers are printed on a 12″ x 16″ gang sheets. Place as many designs as you want on one sheet.
Please contact us to order. We accept a combination of regular Pantone inks and Special Inks on the same sheet. Email at [email protected]
Some inks may not be in stock. Please contact us prior to ordering.
- Screen printed
- Great opacity
- Shiny finish
- Medium hand feel
- Easy positioning on garments
- Cold peel
- 100% Cotton, 100% Polyester, 50/50 Cotton/Polyester, Tri-blends, lycra, nylon.
- T-shirts, fleeces, polos, long sleeves, sweatpants.
- Masks and sportswear
- Jackets, gloves, work wear
- 320F – 335F for 8 seconds, medium/firm pressure. (High opacity)
- Peel cold.
Online orders : upload your prepared sheet (12″ x 16″) to our customizer page. Resolution must be 300dpi. Transparent background. All artworks must be true to size. Accepted file .png
Email orders : vector file is recommended or same specifications as online orders. All artwork must be embeded and not linked. Prepared sheet must be (12″ x 16″). Transparent background. Email your order at [email protected]
Use spot colors when creating your artwork. Only use white in your design if it represents white ink and your design is shown on a transparent background.
All lines need to be a minimum weight of 2 pts. All negative spaces need to be a minimum thickness equivalent to 2 pts.
All colors are converted to Pantone colors. Some #hex colors don’t have a close Pantone reference. Try hex to Pantone before submitting your order.
All orders that do not respect the art specifications will be printed as is. All artwork that is low resolution, fuzzy edges, low quality are susceptible to an art modification fee. We will contact you prior to printing.
TEMPERATURE and TIME
300 Fahrenheit for 12 seconds (Top opacity)
325 Fahrenheit for 8 seconds (High opacity)
Medium – Firm pressure
Lift carefully without lifting the transfer from the garment
Take the printed transfer away from the heat press and lay flat
Wait at least 30 seconds before peeling the paper
Warm – Cold water
Wash inside out
Do not put in dryer
Prepress the garment to remove moisture prior to apply the transfer.
Do not use parchment or teflon paper.
Wait 12 hours before stretching or washing the garment
It’s important to make your own tests prior to production.
All heat presses are different, use our parameters as a starting point.
- Spot colors
- Up to 5 colors per sheet
- Screen printed transfers
- Gradient colors
- More than 5 colors
- Order digital tranfers instead