There are all sorts of creative options you can do with your Epson F2000. As garment decorators we are creative people, let’s explore this creativity with how to us screen print transfer foil on a shirt printed from the Epson SC-F2000. The foil I used.

Screen print transfer foil works similar on Epson UltraChrome ink as it does on plastisol.

Here is how to apply:

Just like with plastisol foil, it’s best to use a similar color under ink underbase as the foil. In this case I want to transfer foil to the red M.

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Standard print with red ink M where foil will transfer

Cut the foil to fit the area you want to transfer. IMPORTANT: Lay foil on wet ink color side up.

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Lay foil on image area while the ink is still wet.

Apply a quick hover of the heat press to flash cure the ink around the foil so ink does not distort with extreme pressure.

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Hover press to quick dry ink.

Apply heavy pressure on press for 75 seconds at 320 degrees.

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Apply heavy pressure to transfer foil to print area.

Be sure the shirt is completely cool before removing foil. You will want to experiment with heat press temperature and cure times for the best possible transfer.

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Foil removed from cool shirt.

Experiment with different colors and designs. Add this quick, easy, and inexpensive option to your services and charge a premium.

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Email me with questions.

Happy Printing,

John R. LeDrew • DTG Director • Melco International

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