Heat Press Machines, Mug printing

Double station tumbler heat press machine

double station tumbler heat press machine

Double Station Tumbler Heat Press Machine is a specialized heat press designed for applying sublimation transfers onto tumblers and other cylindrical objects. Here’s a general guide about Mecolour Double Station Tumbler Heat Press Machine:

What materials do you need to prepare?

Double station tumbler heat press;
sublimation paper;
Heat resistant tape;
Scissors or cutting machine;
High temperature gloves;

The transfer process of double station tumbler heat press

Prepare Your Design: Create or obtain a design that you want to transfer onto the tumbler using graphic design software. Make sure the design is sized appropriately for the tumbler and compatible with the sublimation transfer process.

Print the Sublimation Transfer: Print your design onto sublimation transfer paper using a sublimation printer and sublimation ink. Mirror or flip the design horizontally before printing, as it will transfer in reverse onto the tumbler.

Preparing the Tumbler: Ensure that the tumbler is clean and free from any dust, oils, or debris. Wipe the surface with a lint-free cloth or use a cleaning solution specifically designed for sublimation preparation.

How to clean a Sublimation Mug?

Wrap the Transfer Paper Around the Tumbler: Cut out the printed sublimation transfer paper to fit the width and height of the tumbler. Wrap the transfer paper around the tumbler, making sure the design is facing the desired position on the tumbler. Secure the paper in place using heat-resistant tape.

Set Up the Heat Press: Plug in the Double Station Tumbler Heat Press Machine and allow it to warm up according to Mecolour manufacturer’s instructions. Adjust the temperature and time settings on the heat press panel to match the specific requirements of your sublimation transfer and the materials being used. Refer to the user manual for the recommended settings.

Set Up the Heat Press

Set Up the Heat Press

Place the Tumbler in the Heat Press: Open the heat press and position the tumbler with the wrapped transfer paper onto the designated holder or clamp. Make sure the design is aligned and centered properly.

Close the Heat Press: Gently close the heat press, ensuring that the tumbler is secured in place and the transfer paper is in contact with the heat plate.

Apply Heat and Pressure: Depending on the specific requirements of your sublimation transfer and the materials being used, set the recommended pressure and press time. The Mecolour Double Station Tumbler Heat Press Machine allows for heat and pressure to be applied simultaneously to transfer two 20 oz/30 oz tumblers or four 11 oz mugs.This machine Greatly save your time and improve transfer efficiency.

Cooling and Removal: Once the pressing time is complete, carefully open the heat press and use heat-resistant gloves or pads to remove the tumbler. Place it on a heat-resistant surface to cool down completely.

Quality Check: After the tumbler has cooled, remove the transfer paper. Inspect the transferred design for color vibrancy, clarity, and overall quality. If any imperfections are present, troubleshoot and adjust your process accordingly for future transfers.

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It’s important to note that specific instructions may vary depending on Double Station Tumbler Heat Press Machine model and the sublimation materials you are using. Always refer to the manufacturer’s guidelines and follow their instructions for the best results.

What materials can double station heat press machine transfer?

Suitable Material: Please use glass, ceramic, metal, and other high-temperature resistant materials for the cup material. The double station heat press machine is suitable for 20oz Skinny Cylinder-Shaped Tumblers, Straight Mugs and tumblers with a diameter of 7-8.5cm and a height of 27cm. Diameter range is 2.64-3.4 inches.
Plastic products cannot be pressed.
I recommend consulting the user manual that came with your specific machine for detailed instructions and safety precautions. If you have any further questions or concerns, reach out to Mecolour for assistance.