The Swarovski product assortment includes a wide range of Hotfix products. These can be applied simply, quickly and securely. Hotfix technology is ideal for application in the fields of textile, interior décor and accessories.Which Products are Suitable for Hotfix Application?
All Swarovski Hotfix crystals have a coating of hot-melt glue on the back, which is activated by heat (applied either directly or indirectly via ultrasound). When applied to heat, the glue starts to melt and penetrates into the fibres of the carrier material. When cooling, the glue hardens and securely and permanently fixes the elements in place.
The Hotfix crystals are therefore quick and easy to fix onto the carrier material, whether that is fabric or other suitable material. Depending on the material the crystal is being applied to, the temperature, application time and pressure can vary.
The Swarovski Hotfix adhesive is characterized by its wash resistance and easy-care properties.
Learn about the machines, tools and aids which can be used for Hotfix application and find detailed information to all process steps such as:
How to check suitability of a carrier material.
The Hotfix application process itself.
How to find the proper parameters (application side, application time, temperature and pressure) for each crystal product using the Hotfix selector.
How to wash and take care of textiles embellished with Swarovski crystals.
For more details about Hotfix application please consult our eBook or watch our instruction movies:
Still uncertain which heat intensity and duration shall be used for your fabric? Check Hotfix Selector for detailed overview within our eBook.