Metallic Foil Custom Heat Transfers

A two-step, high-gloss, metallic finish, custom heat transfer that is extremely popular within the fashionwear and leisurewear industries – The adhesive is applied first, followed by a foil material that is available in a variety of colours and effects to create stunning and unique high-street quality finishes.

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Metallic Foil Overview

Achieve a retail-quality, metallic-type finish to cotton and poly-cotton garments with this easy-to-use, well-established process which can be used in conjunction with other plastisol-based designs to achieve fantastic results.

Due to the combination of fabrics, weaves, and dyes used in the textile industry, testing is pertinent – We offer free generic stock samples of all of our custom heat transfers for testing purposes and would be happy to send them out for you to test.

Minimum order quantity: 25 transfers.


Production Leadtimes: Metallic Foil Heat Transfers

Our Metallic Foil custom heat transfers are manufactured in the UK and are usually despatched within TWO working days of confirmation of the artwork and colour references.


Recommended Fabrics:

  • 100% cotton
  • Poly-cotton blends

Application Instructions:

  • To be applied with a commercial heat press – Not designed for application with a domestic iron
  • 1st Fuse (Adhesive)
    • Temp: 185°c
    • Time: 10 seconds
    • Pressure: Medium-Firm (40-50psi)
    • Peel: Cold Peel
  • 2nd Fuse (Foil)
    • Temp: 185°C
    • Time: 10 seconds
    • Pressure: Medium-Firm (40-50psi)
    • Peel: Cold Peel

After-Care Instructions:

  • For best results, wash garment inside out.
  • Machine wash warm up to 40°C.
  • Wash using mild detergent.
  • Tumble dry on a low setting on household machines.
  • Do not dry clean.
  • Do not use bleach.
  • Can be ironed onto reverse (without steam).
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Artwork Requirements

For block-colour, screen-based heat transfer processes, such as Metallic Foil, we would require a vector file (with text saved as outlines).  In addition, we can also arrange for artwork to be redrawn if necessary.

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