To transfer a print and cut heat transfer applique from its carrier to the garment you should use a polyester HotMask® transfer tape. While many shop owners have used paper application tape to transfer printed heat transfer appliques, you are much better off using the right product for the application. Read more
RTape's Hotmask™ series of self-wound polyester transfer tapes are designed to protect printed heat transfer material from the high temperatures of heat pressing. A medium tack level, HM350 HotMask™ transfers print and cut graphics from the carrier film and aids alignment of the graphic to the garment.
Polyester transfer tape
Medium tack heat resistant adhesive
Protects the printed surface from discoloration
Removes easily without any adhesive residue
Compatible with all brands and types of printable heat- activated media
Hotmask™ series of self-wound polyester transfer tapes are designed to protect printed heat transfer material from the high temperatures of heat pressing.
Tips and Tricks
How you apply an application tape to a vinyl graphic or a HotMask™ transfer tape to a printed heat transfer applique can affect the appearance of the finished product. If you get wrinkles or bubbles in the paper application tape, I can just about guarantee that you will get wrinkles and bubbles in the applied vinyl. Read more