Photo Tiles Pressing Instructions

How to Press Ceramic Tiles

Once you align your image to the tile and tape it down, position the ceramic tile face down in the heat press and press at the above temperature and time. Tiles may be pressed face up but the coating may bubble and the results may not be consistent.

Our time and temperature is only a recommendations. We recommend always testing new sublimation blanks to reach the most ideal settings for your press. 

Standard Sublimation Ceramic Tiles (all sizes)

  • Temperature: 385-400 F
  • Time: 4-4.5 minutes
  • Pressure: Medium
  • A silicone heating pad (SKU:WRAP1822) and a foam pillow is highly recommended

The above settings apply for the following items: 

1.75" x 1.75" Tile | SKU 52200A 
4.25" x 4.25" Tile | SKU 54400A 
6" x 6" Tile | SKU 56600A
6" x 8" Tile | SKU 56800A
8" x 8" Tile | SKU 58800A 
8" x 10" Tile | SKU 58100A 
8" x 12"| SKU 58120 

Premier Sublimation Ceramic Tiles

Temperature: 400 F°
Time: 4-5 minutes
Pressure: Medium

1.75" x 1.75" Premier Tile | SKU 52200P - PDF Template for Adobe Photoshop | EPS Template for Corel Draw & Illustrator 


Temperature: 400 F°
Time: 
8 minutes
Pressure:
Medium

4.25" x 4.25" Premier Tile | SKU 54400P | 54400MP | 54400SP 
6" x 6" Premier Tile | SKU 56600P | 56600MP | 56600SP 
6" x 8" Premier Tile | SKU 56800P 

8" x 8" Premier Tile | SKU 58800P 


 MDF Hardboard Tiles
SKU SB5708 | SB5682 | SB5683 | SB5684 | SB5697 | SB5750 | SB5698

  • Temperature: 400 F
  • Time: 35-40 seconds
  • Pressure: Medium
  1. Check for protective plastic film before pressing
  2. Print image in reverse
  3. Position product face up in heat press
  4. Press at the recommended time and temperature settings above. These settings are only a recommendation that may vary between different heat presses. 
  5. Remove paper immediately

FRP Plastic Tiles 
SKU SB4370

  • Temperature: 400 F
  • Time: 45 seconds
  • Pressure: Medium
  1. Position product face down in heat press.
  2. Press at the recommended time and temperature settings above. These settings are only a recommendation that may vary between different heat presses. 
  3. Remove paper immediately 
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