How to Press Hats
Set Temperature and Time
Polyester 290F (140C)
Cotton 320F (160C)
Load a Test Hat
Fold back headband and spend time to make sure hat fully conforms to the platen (use the smallest platen that works).
Manual Press: Tighten dial until the press won’t close. Loosen dial progressively until the press closes.
Hotronix Hat Press: 8-9
Post Press: 3 Seconds
Pre press 3 seconds to flatten out. Check if hat is flat against the platen. If not, creases will show and you will not get a good result. It needs to be flat!
Position the transfer on the garment. Lay teflon sheet or parchment paper over the Supacolor.
Press: 8-12 Seconds
Hot peel immediately from a corner in one smooth motion. Peel with confidence and without hesitation.
Post-Press: 2 Seconds
Use a teflon sheet or parchment to seal the edges of the Supacolor.