New breathable and lightweight this 3M quality product is perfect for heat transfer (iron on) applications.
Reflective Material – Series 5500 Comfort Trim is
comprised of industrial and home wash products.
Reflective Material – 5510 Segmented Home Wash Trim is a
transfer film composed of wide angle, exposed retroreflective
lenses bonded with a special polymer layer to a heat activated
The trim is 2 inches wide and comprised
of reflective patterned segments on a plastic liner.
modification other than 2-inch will affect physical performance.
Scotchlite reflective material – 5510 segmented home wash trim
should not be used for flame resistant applications.
Home laundering means using a top or front loading consumer
type home washing machine with a consumer detergent at
moderate water temperatures (up to 60° C).
(tumble dry or tunnel finish) can limit garment life and should be
considered as part of the cleaning process.
Whenever two or more pieces of Scotchlite reflective material –
5510 segmented home wash trim are used together on a single
surface or as a set, they should be matched to ensure uniform
daytime color and nighttime reflectivity.
Scotchlite reflective material – 5510 segmented home
wash trim can be hand-cut, die-cut or guillotined.
Plotter cutting is
NOTE: Width modification other than 2-inch will
affect physical performance.
The following recommendation is a general
heat press lamination
. Other lamination methods
such as roll to roll, heat fusing, and High Frequency (HF) welding
can also be used.
The proper temperature/
pressure/time conditions must be tested for each fabric to assure
adequate adhesion and physical performance. Many fabrics can be
used as lamination substrates, however, nylons and fabrics treated
with a durable water repellent (DWR) finish are difficult to adhere
to and are not recommended.
For specific application assistance,
contact 3M Technical Service.
Work on a flat surface where uniform heat and pressure can be
applied. Avoid applying film over seams and stitches.
on fabric (substrate) adhesive side down and apply heat and
pressure as described below.
Allow the application to cool to room
temperature before removing the plastic liner.
Place application on
a flat surface and remove the plastic liner by lifting one corner and
pulling at about a 45° angle in a continuous, smooth manner.