a great way to have your designs stand out. It is easy to apply and
adheres to most standard plastisols. Standard Colors are Silver, Gold,
Red, Blue, Purple, Copper, Green, Pink, and Black.
Use 3801LF Foil Adhesive in place of standard plastisol for better adhesion. Add (10-15% by wt.) 3802LF Foil Resist Additive to standard plastisol to make the mixed ink resistant to foil. If using waterbased ink, try using WB0056 Foil Adhesive TFG 301; this adhesive can also be tinted with Neo Pigments
to match embellishment color. This is useful for muti-color designs
where the foil needs to adhere to only select parts of the design.
- Print your design with standard plastisol ink or
the 3801LF Foil Adhesive. You
can also achieve different effects by using bases such as a granite or
blowout base. The foil will adhere better to thicker deposits of ink or
adhesive. Use a 110 screen or lower.
- Cure plastisol or the 3801LF Foil Adhesive at
recommended temperature (325 degrees F)
- Place garment on heat press and set temperature
to 325F. Place a piece of foil over the print with the COLOR SIDE UP.
- Use Heavy Pressure (40-60lbs/in²) and heat for
10-15 seconds. (Use a Teflon sheet over the image to protect exposed
- Raise press slowly. Rub with a cloth to
dissipate the heat and remove wrinkles. Let foil cool completely between
10 to 20 seconds.
- Peel slowly