TPU transfer vinyl sticker


01 Product

TPU transfer vinyl stickers are a type of material used in the creation of designs or lettering on textiles through heat transfer. These stickers are particularly favored for their durability and flexibility.


02 Process

A.You start by creating a design, which can be cut out of it using a cutting machine. The design can include anything from simple shapes and letters to complex multicolored patterns.

B.After cutting, the excess vinyl (the part not part of the design) is removed in a process called weeding.

C.The remaining design, still on its backing, is then transferred to a textile (like a t-shirt or bag) using a heat press. The heat from the press activates the adhesive on the vinyl, bonding it securely to the fabric.

D.After pressing, the backing is peeled off, leaving the vinyl design adhered to the fabric.

It is particularly noted for its stretchability and softness, making it ideal for items that need to endure wear and tear, such as sportswear. It also resists UV rays and water, which enhances the longevity of the product it’s applied to.

03 FAQ

Q1:What is TPU transfer vinyl stickers?

It is a type of heat transfer material made from Thermoplastic Polyurethane. It’s used for decorating textiles like t-shirts, uniforms, and bags with custom designs. TPU is known for its durability, flexibility, and ability to stretch.

Q2: What do I need to apply it?

You need a design, a vinyl cutter,a weeding tool, and a heat press. Some household irons can substitute for a heat press for small projects.

Q3:How do I prepare my design for cutting?

Design your artwork using compatible software and ensure it’s mirrored before cutting. This is crucial because the design is placed face down on the fabric during transfer.

Q4:How long and at what temperature should I press the vinyl onto the fabric?

Typically, TPU transfer vinyl stickers should be pressed at about 305°F (150°C) for 10-15 seconds. However, always follow the specific instructions provided by the vinyl manufacturer for best results.

Q5:Can TPU transfer vinyl stickers be layered?

Yes, It can be layered to create multicolored designs. Always press the background layers first and work your way up to the topmost layer.

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