How to Use Color Changing Vinyl?
Color changing vinyl can make your craft project eye-catching. Color changing adhesive vinyl is magic which is a great choice for you to make some cute and personalized gifts for your family and friends on some special holidays. But how do you use color changing vinyl? How does temperature color changing vinyl works? Do you have any special needs? We are answering these questions, and there are more! So please keep reading. you will know how to make color changing cups?
1.What is color changing vinyl?
Color changing vinyl is a a handmade material which changes its color as the temperature changes. Above or below a certain temperature, the color changing vinyl will change color. And the color changing vinyl will return to its original color at room temperature.
2.What are the two types color changing vinyl?
☞Cold color changing vinyl | Cold Permanent Vinyl
HTVRONT Cold color changing vinyl will quickly changes color at temperatures below 15°C / 59°F and will return to its original color at warmer temperatures. Cold color changing vinyl include: white to water blue, beige to yellow, white to rose red, yellow to green, rose red to purple, and translucent to blue. The colorful combination changes are incredible, and miraculously decorate your life.
☞Hot color changing vinyl | Hot Permanent Vinyl
HTVRONT Hot color changing vinyl can quickly changes color at temperatures above 45°C / 113°F, and returns to its original color at cooler temperatures. The color changing vinyl permanent adhesive include: blue to green, red to yellow, and purple to rose red. The color changing vinyl can satisfy all your imagination about color.
3.How does the color changing vinyl work?
Temperature color changing vinyl will react when anything changes its temperature. For example, if you pour hot coffee into a cup with Hot color changing vinyl, the vinyl will change color as the surface itself heats up.If you pour ice water into a cup with Cold color changing vinyl, the vinyl will change color as the surface itself cools.
4.What surfaces can you put the Color Changing Vinyl on?
High-quality color changing vinyl can be applied to any smooth surface in indoor and outdoor occasions, and maintains the stickiness for a long time. And the color changing adhesive vinyl is very suitable for stickers, decals, crafts, windows, glass, carafe, mug, coffee cup, tumbler, etc. However, everyone should be aware that thermos cups will not work because the surface must change temperature to make the material work. And do not use it for fabrics.
5.Which cutting machines is the Color Changing Vinyl compatible with?
The adhesive vinyl is compatible with most cutting machines like for Cricut, Silhouette, Graphtec, Brother,ect. Notice:Please tear off the backing paper of vinyl from back side.
6.How to Use Color Changing Vinyl with a Cricut?
☆1.Cut. Choose a SVG and Create your design on Design Space. This cuts like any other vinyl. Add the material face up to your cutting mat and cut your design. Pay attention to one thing that Color Changing Vinyl, unlike heat transfer vinyl, doesn’t need to be mirrored. Click to know How to Choose a Good Cutting Mat?
☆2.Weed. After finishing cutting, it’s time for you to weed the excess vinyl around the design.
☆3.Transfer. Cut a piece of transfer tape for vinyl. We have red and blue alignment adhesive transfer tape.
☆4.Peel. Peel off the transfer tape and place its sticky side down on your pattern. Carefully peel back the transfer tape and the pattern should come with it.
☆5.Apply. Put it on what you want to stick your pattern on. Press to adhere. Then,peel off the transfer tape-leave you r decal on it!
Vedio about color changing cups:
Here is a vedio. Using two kinds of color changing vinyl to make a color changing cup. Hot and cold water will change its color. ☺In the end, pouring in cold water. His face turns blue.LOL, it's funny, isn't it？