How to use Heat Seal adhesive film to fix embroidery badges?
Permanently fixing an embroidered badge or emblem onto a fabric is for many embroideres a daily business. However the job must be done correctly to make sure that the seal keeps as long as the garment, hat or cap is used by your customer. So always look for a strong adhesive that is not loosing it's properties over time and make sure it's safe to use for you and your customer, e.g. easy to handle.
Heat Seal is a highly bondable thermoplastic adhesive film used to permanently bond all types of patches and badges to garments or caps. Made from 100% copolyamide, it durable bonds on many materials such as acetate, silk, cotton, rayon or wool. Suitable for dry cleaning and washable up to 40°C.
Our expert tip: The glue is reactivated each time it is ironed.
What you need: Heat Seal fusible adhesive film, iron, scissors, clean cloth
Important information for use
- Bonding conditions can vary depending on machinery and fabrics
- Always run tests to establish your best individual settings
- Ensure that the fabric can withstand the ironing temperatures
- Heating above 160 °C for more than 30 seconds might harm the materials
To download the Heat-Seal data sheet visit our toppings section