February '13

For the Business of Apparel Decorating

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Cap heat press Insta's Model 418 Digital Cap Press was originally developed for printing on caps, but has proven to be an effective tool for printing logos on sleeves and back neck labels, according to the company. Model 418 incorporates an integrated digital controller for time and temperature with interchangeable lower platens for printing different sized graphics and an improved cap hold-down device. Available platen sizes include 3.25" X 6.75" and 4.5" X 6.75". Like the rest of Insta's heat press machines, the 418 comes with a lifetime warranty on the upper heating element, one year on parts, 90 days on labor, is UL, CuL, CE approved and RoHS/WEE compliant. Visit: | Call: 800-421-6971 Heat press platen Hotronix adds a new size to its lineup of optional platens that allow its presses to print on a wider range of substrates. The new MVP platen measures 11" X 15", which is said to make it easier to thread smaller women's and children's apparel. The MVP can be bolted onto the Hotronix Auto Open and Maxx presses. The Fusion and Air Fusion feature quick-change platen installation with pin registration. The platens are made of 3/16" steel and feature a 3/8" silicone rubber top. The MVP will work on Hotronix Auto Open, MAXX clamshell, Fusion and Air Fusion heat presses. Visit: | Call: 800-727-8520 Cap neck T Independent Trading Co. adds the IND210CT men's short-sleeve cap neck T-shirt to its line of uncommon T-shirts. It's made of 30 singles 100 percent cotton and features a tailored side-seam construction that gives it a fitted look. This style has a cap-neck collar with double-needle sleeve and bottom hems for durability. Sizes range from XS–2X and colors include black, brick red, charcoal heather, classic navy, gunmetal heather and white. The charcoal heather color is made of 60/40 cotton/polyester. Visit: | Call: 877-366-9911 Embroidery machine RiCOMA's AL-in-ONE embroidery machine offers preset hoops. It is reported that if a design is bigger than the hoop selected, the machine will give the user a warning and will not start. The Team Viewer online support software is also built into the system. Whenever users have issues with the machine, the Online Support button can be accessed on the screen which generates a unique username and password each time for contacting customer assistance. It is also equipped with a Windows-based PC control system, and a 10.5" monitor with Multi-Touch technology. Digitizing, lettering and editing software is built in. This allows digitizing work to be done and saved on the control system for immediate use. Visit: | Call: 305-418-4421 2013 February Printwear PW_FEB13.indd 87 | 87 1/18/13 12:38 PM

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