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UVDTF

Physical pre-made transfer (UVDTF) shipping information, returns, exchanges, defective items and FAQ.

Refunds, Returns and Exchanges

Refunds

All UVDTF transfers are final sale. No refunds are processed for buyers remorse. Have a defective item?

Exchanges

There are no exchanges processed for UVDTF transfers. Please make purchases carefully. 

Damages

If your package arrives with damaged, defective, or incorrect products, please email here.

Shipping

DELIVERY TIMES

UVDTF transfers are shipped via lettermail without tracking. We offer shipping to destinations within the US, Canada, and internationally. Please note the estimated delivery times:

  • Within Canada: 1-4 days

  • To US: 4-6 days

  • International: 4-7 days
     

All UVDTF transfers are carefully packaged in stayflat envelopes to prevent bending during transit.

DELIVERY DELAYS AND RESPONSIBILITY

While we strive to ensure timely delivery, please understand that weather and other unforeseen delays are beyond our control. We are not responsible for late deliveries caused by such factors.

UNDELIVERED PACKAGES

In the rare event that your package does not arrive, please follow these steps:

  1. Open an investigation with Canada Post for Canadian orders.

  2. For US and international orders, please refer to the respective postal services for investigation procedures.
     

PROCESSING TIMES

All in-stock products are typically shipped within 1-3 business days from the time your order is placed. Pre-order products will be shipped once they arrive in our inventory.

We are committed to delivering your UVDTF transfers promptly and ensuring they reach you in excellent condition. If you have any questions or concerns about shipping, please don't hesitate to contact our customer service team.

  • WHAT IS UVDTF?
    "UVDTF" refers to "UV Direct-to-Film" printing. This is a printing method that involves using ultraviolet (UV) light to cure or dry the ink directly onto a film substrate. It's commonly used in screen printing, especially for creating high-quality graphics and images on various materials. In UV Direct-to-Film printing, the image is printed onto a transparent or translucent film using UV-curable inks. The UV light exposure instantly solidifies or cures the ink, allowing for quick and precise printing. This method is known for its vibrant colours, durability, and ability to reproduce intricate details accurately. In the crafting and design industry, UVDTF prints can be used for creating various items, including stickers, decals, apparel transfers, and more. By utilizing UVDTF transfers in your business, you can offer printed designs or a wide range of easy to create merchandise using UV direct-to-film transfers.
  • WHAT CAN UVDTF BE APPLIED TO?
    Some of the materials that can be used with UVDTF printing include: Vinyl: UVDTF can be used to create intricate and colourful designs on vinyl material, which is often used for stickers, decals, signage, and more. Plastic: Including acrylic, PVC, and polycarbonate. This is useful for producing items like keychains, nameplates, and promotional products. Metal: UVDTF can be used to on metals like aluminum, stainless steel, and brass. This is commonly used for creating industrial labels, nameplates, and badges. Glass: Glass surfaces can also be used with UVDTF transfers, making it suitable for creating decorative glassware, window graphics, and more. Wood: UVDTF can be applied to wood surfaces to create custom designs on wooden products such as signage, ornaments, and furniture. Ceramics: Certain ceramic surfaces can be used with UVDTF for creating customized tiles, mugs, and other ceramic items. Paper: UVDTF can also be used on paper materials, although it's worth noting that other printing methods, like UV flatbed printing, are often more suitable for paper-based products. It's important to note that the compatibility of UVDTF with specific materials can depend on factors such as the type of UV-curable inks used, the surface characteristics of the material, and the printing equipment. Before using UVDTF on a particular material, it's a good practice to test the process to ensure the desired results and durability.
  • WHAT ARE THE VISUAL CHARACTERISTIC OF A UVDTF TRANSFER?
    UVDTF stickers created using UV direct-to-film printing exhibit several distinct visual characteristics due to the nature of the printing process and the properties of UV-curable inks. Here are some common visual characteristics of UVDTF stickers: Vibrant Colours: UVDTF stickers often feature vibrant and rich colours. UV-curable inks are known for their ability to produce vivid colour output, enhancing the visual appeal of the stickers. Sharp Detail: UVDTF printing can achieve intricate and sharp details in the designs. Fine lines, small text, and intricate patterns can be reproduced accurately. High Resolution: The UVDTF printing process typically supports high-resolution printing, resulting in crisp and clear images even in small sizes. Smooth Finish: UVDTF stickers often have a smooth and glossy finish. The cured UV ink creates a polished look that enhances the overall appearance of the stickers. Durability: UVDTF stickers are durable and resistant to wear, fading, and moisture. The UV-cured inks create a strong bond with the sticker material, ensuring a long-lasting design. Opacity: UVDTF stickers can achieve high opacity levels, making them suitable for both light and dark backgrounds. This allows for versatile applications on various surfaces. Consistency: UVDTF printing offers consistent colour and print quality across a batch of stickers, ensuring that each sticker matches the intended design. Slightly Raised Design: UVDTF stickers often feature a slightly raised design. The cured UV ink creates a tactile effect that adds dimension to the sticker, enhancing its visual and tactile appeal. Remember that the final appearance of UVDTF stickers can vary based on multiple factors, so it's advisable to do tests with your specific product to achieve the desired visual and tactile characteristics.
  • HOW DO I CARE FOR MY PRODUCT THAT HAS A UVDTF TRANSFER?
    UVDTF stickers are durable, but following proper care guidelines will help maintain their quality over time. Here's how to care for products with UVDTF stickers: Avoid Excessive Moisture: While UVDTF stickers are generally moisture-resistant, prolonged exposure to water or high humidity can affect their adhesive and overall appearance. Avoid submerging products with stickers in water, and wipe them dry if they come into contact with liquids. Gentle Cleaning: When cleaning products with UVDTF stickers, use a soft, damp cloth or sponge. Avoid abrasive cleaning tools or harsh chemicals that could damage the sticker's finish or adhesive. Sunlight Exposure: While UVDTF stickers are cured under UV light, prolonged exposure to intense sunlight might cause colours to fade over time. If possible, store or display products away from direct sunlight or use protective covers when outdoors. Avoid Extreme Temperatures: Extreme heat or cold can impact the adhesive and structural integrity of the sticker. Please do not put products with a UVDTF transfer in the microwave, oven, or similar device. Avoid Harsh Chemicals: Harsh cleaning agents, solvents, or abrasive chemicals can damage the sticker's finish and adhesive. Stick to mild, non-abrasive cleaning solutions when cleaning products with UVDTF stickers. Hand Wash Only: Please do not place items with a UVDTF transfer in the dishwasher. By following these care guidelines, you can enjoy products adorned with UVDTF stickers while preserving their vibrant appearance and quality. Keep in mind that proper care may vary depending on the specific type of product and the materials used in combination with the UVDTF stickers.
  • CAN I PUT MY ITEM WITH A UVDTF TRANSFER IN THE DISHWASHER?
    Please avoid dishwashers
  • CAN I PUT MY ITEM WITH A UVDTF TRANSFER IN THE MICROWAVE?
    Please avoid microwaves.
  • HOW ARE MY ITEMS SHIPPED?
    All items are shipped via post letter mail, which means there is no tracking. They are enclosed in stayflat envelopes to ensure no bending occurs during transit.
  • WHAT IS THE EST. DELIVERY WITHIN CANADA?
    Canada post states the average time is 1-4 days within the province. Please note: this may vary due to any unforeseen circumstance is not under our control.
  • WHAT IS THE EST. DELIVERY DATE TO THE US?
    Canada post states the average time is 4-7 days to the US. Please note: this may vary due to any unforeseen circumstance is not under our control.
  • WHAT IS THE EST. DELIVERY TIME TO THE REST OF THE WORLD?
    Canada post states the average time is 4-7 days internationally. Please note: this may vary due to any unforeseen circumstance is not under our control.
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