HotMelt™ is a plotter-cut adhesive used to bond decorative elements to garments. It comes on a transparent self-adhesive carrier, which makes weeding detailed designs much easier. Please note: if you are looking for PoliMelt, it has been discontinued. Please use HotMelt™ instead.

This adhesive is compatible with these exciting product lines:

A roll of HotMelt, a shirt pressed with just HotMelt, and a shirt pressed with Textile Foils on top of HotMelt

LASER compatible

Tech Info

Tech PDF includes product thickness, roll sizing, and other technical information

Cut Settings

PLEASE NOTE: Every blade and machine is a little bit different- always remember to test cut! These cut settings are a starting point to be adjusted to your blade and machine.


  • Material: Vinyl
  • Pressure: Default
  • Blade: Fine-Point Blade


  • Material: Heat Transfer, Smooth
  • Blade: 3
  • Speed: 8
  • Force: 4


  • Speed: 8
  • Force: 12

We use a 45° blade.

Application Instructions

Blade – 45° with low pressure
Cut – Mirror image
Temp – 300° F
Pressure – Medium, even
Time – 5 seconds
Peel – Warm, almost hot

Pressure – For Foils- Place foil over the Hotmelt, cover with Teflon Sheet and press for 10 seconds. Let cool, peel.

Care – Wash inside out, cold water, line dry. No dry-cleaning
Applies to: Cotton, Uncoated Polyester, Cotton/Polyester Blends, and Polyester/Acrylic Excluding Nylon