DTF (Direct-to-Transfer) Decals

DTF Decals feature an advanced adhesive backing that not only simplifies the application process but also ensures a secure and long-lasting bond. The adhesive is engineered to adhere seamlessly to various surfaces, providing a reliable grip without leaving residue when removed.

The premium vinyl material used in crafting these decals contributes to a tactile experience that feels substantial and high-quality, unlike regular vinyl stickers that might have a flat feel. DTF Decals invite touch with a surface that's not only raised and texturally pleasing but also enhances the overall impression of craftsmanship.

 

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Design Methods

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Design from Scratch

With our easy to use online designer, you can quickly design your DTF Decals. Just upload an image or logo from your computer, or choose from our wide selection of clipart to create your personalized circle sticker.

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Upload a File

If you decide to upload an original file, instead of designing your own, you will need to upload an .eps file. This ensures that you will receive the highest quality DTF Decal possible! Once you have added your product to your cart and select your shipping method, a proof will be emailed to you. When you approve your proof and make a payment, your order will be complete.

Payment

All circle stickers must be paid up front prior to being put into production. We accept VISA, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover credit cards. We also accept checks, which must be received prior to your circle stickers being put into production. 

Live Order Tracking

Back in the early days of making decals, we built a system called Live Order Tracking that enables our customers to track their order through every stage of our streamlined process, from order placement to delivery.

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After placing your order for DTF Decals, you’ll receive a unique Live Order Tracking number via email that will allow you to track your decals every step of the way. Need the current status of your order? Just click the link in the email and get the most recent updates from our dynamic Live Order Tracking system.

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Production Time Tables

Our flexible production times range from one to five business days. This allows you to make the final decision on when you need your order.

1 Business Day Priority:

Timelines can be tight. That's why we offer this zippy one day turnaround option. 

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  • Orders approved after 5:00 PM CST will be processed the following business day,
  • Emergency/same day rushes are available in some cases, Please speak with a customer service representative today for more information,
  • Note: The time it will take to receive your product includes the production time as well as the shipping time.
  • Turnaround starts from the time the file upload is complete. If an order is flagged in our prepress department or a proof is requested awaiting approval, turnaround starts from the time the approval is given.

2 Business Days Express:

Have an extra day, but still need your products quickly? The express option is ideal for you!

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  • Orders approved after 5:00 PM CST will be processed the following business day,
  • Emergency/same day rushes are available in some cases, Please speak with a customer service representative today for more information,
  • Note: The time it will take to receive your product includes the production time as well as the shipping time.
  • Turnaround starts from the time the file upload is complete. If an order is flagged in our prepress department or a proof is requested awaiting approval, turnaround starts from the time the approval is given.

3 Business Days Standard:

This is our most popular fast turnaround option. Free and speedy enough for almost any custom order.

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  • Orders approved after 5:00 PM CST will be processed the following business day,
  • Emergency/same day rushes are available in some cases, Please speak with a customer service representative today for more information,
  • Note: The time it will take to receive your product includes the production time as well as the shipping time.
  • Turnaround starts from the time the file upload is complete. If an order is flagged in our prepress department or a proof is requested awaiting approval, turnaround starts from the time the approval is given.

5 Business Days Saver:

If you’re not in a rush, then you can save some money by choosing our 5 Day Saver option.

5 Business Days Saver

  • Orders approved  after 5:00 PM CST will be processed the following business day,
  • Emergency/same day rushes are available in some cases, Please speak with a customer service representative today for more information,
  • Note: The time it will take to receive your product includes the production time as well as the shipping time.
  • Turnaround starts from the time the file upload is complete. If an order is flagged in our prepress department or a proof is requested awaiting approval, turnaround starts from the time the approval is given.

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DTD Decals Artwork Specification

Preferred Files for Printing

The maximum file size we accept is 100 MB. Our preferred file types are:

  • Adobe Illustrator EPS (Encapsulated Post Script)
  • PDF (Adobe PDF)

When submitting these files, make sure you convert all fonts to outlines or curves to ensure they print correctly and the fonts are not substituted. 

Additional Files Accepted

  • JPG (High Resolution JPEG)
  • TIFF (High Resolution TIFF)
  • PNG (High Resolution PNG)

File Tips

  • Set up size proportionate to the exact size product you are ordering 
  • Convert all text to outlines 
  • Only Allow for bleed if necessary
  • Never flatten/merge layers in a PSD file
  • Indicate the cut line clearly for all decal products

Vector Art

Vector art consists of lines and curves that are mathematically defined objects. When viewing art in key line mode you can see the points or vectors when connecting your lines and curves. They can also be seen when using the pen tool or editing the points along a path. Vector art is ideal for type and drawn shapes because they can be enlarged to any size while maintaining crisp outlines and details without sacrificing quality. The distance between the vectors is calculated mathematically and is not dependent upon resolution. 

Raster Art

Raster images consist of colored squares, called pixels. They are created by combining a series of various colored pixels. Digital photographs are made up of pixels. If you view a raster image at 200% or more you are able to see the individual pixels that make up the image. Raster images are dependent upon resolution so image enlargement is limited by the individual size at which the file was created. If a file is produced at a size that is larger than its resolution will allow, the quality will decrease. Printing a low resolution file will result in pixelation. Individual pixels are large enough to be easily discernable. Increasing the resolution will not solve this problem is there are not enough pixels to begin with. The program will add more pixels based upon the estimation of their location and will then assign their neighboring pixels's color value. This may cause an image to look muddy. 

If submitting these files, please follow the guidelines below:

  • 100% scale (full size output) at 100 dpi
  • 50% scale at 200 dpi or higher
  • 25% scale at 300 dpi or higher
  • 10% scale at 600-1200 dpi recommended

Design Services

If you are not able to provide us with a print ready artwork, our art department would be able to recreate your artwork in vector format for printing. Most logos or images can be recreated for and additional cost, which depends on the difficulty of your design. Artwork design service discounts may apply. Please contact a customer service representative today for more details.

This service needs to be paid for in advance of us printing your order. We will keep your recreated vector artwork on file for you to use on all future orders.

Releasing the recreated vector artwork to you for personal use can be done for an additional cost.

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Shipping

  • Decals.com ships within 2 - 4 business days to 90% of the United States.
  • Unless otherwise specified, at the time of ordering, your DTF Decals will ship via UPS Ground.
  • If you have any questions about shipping rates or rush production, please contact our friendly Customer Service Representatives at (320) 391-5250 prior to ordering.
  • You will receive a tracking number once your package has shipped.
  • To read more about our shipping information visit our shipping policy page.

Shipping Methods:

  • Economy (5-15 Days)
  • Standard (3-5 Business Days)
  • Three Day (3 Business Days)
  • Two Day (2 Business Days)
  • Overnight (1 Business Day)

Important Economy Shipping Notes:

  • If choosing economy shipping, please include additional postal information such as your P.O. Box in the "Address Two" field on the checkout page to help ensure delivery.
  • Using economy shipping can also add an additional 5 - 10 days, depending on where the package is being shipped to. 

National and International Shipping Notes:

  • Decals.com ships throughout the United States and Internationally.
  • All international shipments must have shipping labels as well as customs documentation provided by the customers. We will only accept international shipping labels from the following carriers, USPS, UPS, and FedEx.
  • Contact a Customer Service Representative at (320) 391-5250 for more information.

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More About DTF DecalsReturn to Top

DTF Decals: The lovechild of enduring durability and a vibrant, textured aesthetic. Unlike typical vinyl stickers, which may have a flat feel, the premium vinyl material used to create these decals contributes to a tactile experience that feels thicker, substantial, and high-quality.
Looking for a different decal that lays flat? Take a look at our Custom Vinyl Stickers.

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Customer Service

Our customer service is 100% in-house and comprised of friendly, professional graphic designers.

Made in the USA

All of our products are proudly made and manufactured here in the USA!

 

Fast Turnaround

Standard turnaround time ships your product within three business days.

Track Your Order

Track your order, every step of the way, with our proprietary live order tracking system.

Frequently Asked Questions Return to Top

Can DTF Decals be used outdoors?

Yes, DTF Decals are made to withstand a variety of environmental variables, making them suitable for outdoor use. The high-quality materials ensure durability and long-term fade resistance.

Can I apply DTF Decals on textured surfaces?

It is recommended to apply DTF Decals to smooth surfaces for optimal adhesion. Surfaces with texture may hinder the decal's ability to stick firmly.

Can I reposition my DTF decals?

DTF Decals cannot be repositioned once adhered because they are created for a secure and long-lasting adhesion upon application. To guarantee the appropriate alignment, it is best to carefully plan the placement before applying.

If you are looking for a removable sticker solution, then we suggest trying one of our low-tack products. Low tack vinyl allows you to apply and reposition them several times.

 

Common Uses

What are DTF Decals typically used for?

DTF Decals are commonly used to place lettering, logos or designs onto a desired surface. Most people use them to brand products, equipment, machinery, windows, doors, vehicles, and trailers.

What surfaces can I use these on?

Smooth, non-porous surfaces such as glass, metal, plastic, smooth or painted drywall, and tile work best for these stickers.