When placing a transfer on a mask for heat press application, be sure to keep a minimum distance of 1/4 inch from the graphic to the seams of the mask. If you are too close to the seams, you will not achieve a solid bond due to inconsistent pressure.
The photos below show how an automatic machine with a 15″ X 20’” platen can press multiple masks at one time.
Step-by-step heat press application with a Teflon sheet:
Step 1: Place masks on the lower platen and place transfers in desired locations
Step 2: Cover with a Teflon sheet and then engage the heat press
Step 3: When fusing is complete with the transfer, peel hot or cold depending on transfer instructions
Note: Application settings and steps are the same for one mask or six masks.