DTF by Wellington House

How To Apply DTF Transfers and Care For Them

Application Overview

DTF Transfer application time
DTF Transfer application temperature
DTF Transfer application pressure
DTF Transfer application peel hot or cold

DTF by Wellington Transfers are easier to heat press than others. Low temp, short press time, and HOT peel make our DTF Transfers quick to apply without scorching heat sensitive fabrics (like Polyester).

TIP: If peeling hot, peel the film off in a VERY QUICK motion. Peeling too slowly may result in your transfer lifting and tearing. If you're still having trouble, try peeling from a different direction. If any corners or edges lift up, carefully lay them back down and press again for 5-10 seconds. If all else fails, wait for the transfer to cool completely and peel cold.

Our recommended application for "DTF by Wellington" transfers is:

  • Time: 12-15 seconds
  • Temperature: 290°F / 144°C
  • Pressure: Medium (#5 on Hotronix heat press)
    1. Preheat for 3-5 seconds
    2. Press DTF Transfer for 12-15 seconds
    3. Peel: Hot or Cold
    4. Optional: Cover with kraft paper and press for extra 5 seconds for a matte finish and superior hand

Garment Care / Laundering

DTF Transfer care wash wait time
DTF Transfer care machine wash cold
DTF Transfer care tumble dry low
DTF Transfer care no bleach or dry cleaning

The following isn't a complete list of every combination of laundering scenarios, detergents, etc... These are generally the ideal care conditions to make your DTF transfers last after they're applied. We always recommend testing a single application on your particular garment before producing multiple pieces.

Our recommended laundering instructions after applying "DTF by Wellington" transfers:

  • Wait 24 hours before washing
  • Machine wash cold
  • Tumble dry low
  • Do not bleach or dry clean