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Hi there crafty friends! Are you tired of looking up the Cricut Easy Press Settings every time you do an iron-on project? I was too!
So I created a printable Cricut Heat Guide for us. You can quickly see the time and temp we should use to press different types of iron-on vinyl using different materials.
Because not only does the temp depend on which vinyl you’re using, the material makes a big difference too!
Cricut Heat Guide Video
Here is a short video describing how to use the heat press guide and how to easily get it in your inbox.
Using the Cricut Heat Press Chart
First, click here to get your printable Cricut Easy Press Settings Chart. Fill out the simple form and you will receive the chart right away. That way you can print it if you want and keep a copy on your computer or phone.
After you have your Cricut Heat Guide you’ll notice across the top of the page lists the different vinyl types. And then down the side of the page lists the different materials you can use.
To find the correct temp and time to set your easy press for, find the type of vinyl you are using on the top row, and then slide your finger down until you get to the row with the material you are heat pressing on to.
The first number listed is the temperature you’ll set your Easy Press to and the second number is the time you’ll press it for.
If there is a red X in that column it means that it’s not recommended to use that vinyl type on the material listed.
Most of the vinyl listed is a cool peel. This means after you have finished pressing, allow the vinyl to cool off before you remove the carrier sheet. There are a few exceptions though if the vinyl is a warm peel it is listed on the sheet.
Cricut Easy Press Time and Temp FAQs
What site do I go to in order to print out a Cricut heat press temperature guide?
Fill out the simple form and it will be emailed to you right away. Then you can print it and you’ll always have a copy on your computer/phone also.
What temperature do I set my Cricut heat press?
The temperature you set your Cricut Easy Press will depend on the type of vinyl you are using and which material you are pressing the vinyl onto.
What temperature should I press my Cricut Iron-On Everyday?
The temperatures listed for everyday Iron-on is between 280 and 340 depending on what type of material you are heat pressing it onto. Be sure to check the material on the Cricut Heat Guide for the correct temp.
Is Cricut HTV hot or cold peel?
Most Cricut HTV is a cool peel. The exception is Cricut Mosiac HTV, it is a warm peel and it’s listed on my Heat Press Chart.
What temp do you use for iron-on vinyl?
The temperature you use for iron-on vinyl will depend on which type of vinyl that you are using and what type of material you are applying it to. That’s why a time and temp chart is handy to have.
Chris Butler has helped thousands of crafters learn how to use their Cricut machine without feeling overwhelmed. She is a best selling author and an up and coming designer. For fun Chris enjoys designing SVG Files, hanging out with her family (preferably at the lake), traveling, and volunteering at her church. She is a wife and mom of two crazy fun kids.