CAD CUT Vinyls SportFilm Lite

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Cad Cut Vinyls SportFilm Lite heat transfer material is thin yet durable, cuts and weeds easily, and is great for lightweight active garments.

Best Value Material for Lightweight Garments

  • Cuts & weeds easily
  • Thin, flexible, & durable
  • Semi-matte finish
  • Not recommended for layered 2-color application
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CAD CUT? SportFilm Lite? Heat Transfer Vinyls

The thin-yet-rugged SportFilm Lite heat transfer material from Cad Cut Vinyls is perfect for lightweight athletic clothing since it cuts and weeds easily.

The best material for lightweight clothing

  • Easily weeds and cuts
  • Thin, malleable, and robust
  • Semi-matte surface
  • Not advised for use with stacked 2-color applications

Material Specifications

  • Material: polyurethane (PU)
  • Frosted, pressure-sensitive carrier
  • 100 microns/.10 mm thick
  • Rebound & Stretch: 3
  • 50 washability
  • Safety: CPSIA Certified Compatible with Laser Cutter

Compatibility of Fabric

  • Cotton 100%
  • Polyester 100%
  • Preshrunk Cotton 100%
  • Cotton/Poly Blends
  • Lycra?/Spandex Blends
  • Nylon


  • Fantastic for lightweight activewear
  • Easily weeds and cuts
  • Thin, adaptable, and robust

Removing the carrier and continuing the heating for an extra 8 seconds is advised for textured balls.

It is not advised to use Sports Film Lite for two-color applications.

Allow the design to cool a little bit longer if the film isn’t peeling up with the carrier when you release it. Complete a repress if you’ve already begun to lift the edges.

Care Instructions

  • Inside-out washing with a light detergent on a machine.
  • Avoid using bleach. Dry using the typical dryer setting for home appliances. Avoid dry cleaning.


When storing, keep the temperature between 65 and 70 degrees Fahrenheit and the relative humidity at 50 percent. Avoid exposure to harsh heat, sunshine, and humidity. One year is the recommended shelf life.

1-Color Application Instructions

  • Time: 10-12 seconds
  • Temperature: 302?F/150?C
  • Pressure: Medium
  • Peel: Warm

Sports Ball Heat Press Application Instructions

  • Time: 8 seconds
  • Temperature: 230?F/110?C
  • Pressure: Firm (top platen should make contact with the ball 2 inches before final lockdown)
  • Peel: Cool

Note: For textured balls, remove the carrier and heat apply for an additional 8 seconds.

SportFilm Lite is not recommended for two-color applications.

If you?re having issues with the film peeling up with the carrier when releasing, allow the design to cool a little longer. If you?ve already started to lift the edges, complete a repress.

Care Instructions

  • Machine wash inside-out using mild detergent.
  • Do not use bleach. Dry at a normal dryer setting on household machines. Do not dry clean.

Material/Fabric Compatibility

  • 100% Cotton
  • 100% Polyester
  • 100% Preshrunk Cotton
  • Cotton/Poly Blends
  • Lycra?/Spandex Blends
  • Nylon


Store in a cool and dry area around 65 to 70 degrees Fahrenheit with 50% relative humidity. Keep away from direct heat, sunlight, and humidity. Recommended shelf life is one year.

Cutter Guidelines

Cutter | Blade | Force | Offset | Speed
GCC | 45?/60? | 100-110g/50-60g | 0.225 | 25-50cm/s
Graphtec | 45? | 9-11 | 0 | 30cm/s
Ioline 100 | 45?/60? | 100-140g/120-140g|.15/.45 | 12:00
Ioline 300 | 30?/45? | 100-120g |.85 | 12:00
Roland GS 24 | 45? | 90-110g |.25 | 30cm/s

Note: Always test cut prior to any production run. For optimal cutting and weeding, maintain a line thickness of at least 1/16″ for lettering & logos.

Additional information

Weight0.168 kg
Dimensions20 cm

White, Black, Brown, Grey, Kelly, Maize, Maroon, Navy Blue, Orange, Purple, Red, Royal Blue, Sky Blue

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