March '15

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10 4 | PRINTWEAR M A RC H 20 1 5 The Latest Heat transfers Howard Sportswear offers the Multi-Purpose, a screen-printed plastisol heat transfer, as part of its full line of custom heat transfer products. Multi-Purpose is backed by a flexible powder adhesive and is available in more than 80 stock ink colors as well as seven neon colors. It is recommended for application on 100 percent cotton, 100 percent polyester, cotton/polyester blends, mesh, can- vas, moisture-wicking fabrics, Lycra, and spandex. This transfer is a hot-peel application with a dwell time of 10 to 12 seconds at 350 degrees F. Free samples are available by request. Visit: | Call: 866-695-8195 Army heat transfers The Wild Side offers officially licensed Army designs as stock heat transfers. This initial collection consists of six designs with new designs to be added on a continuing basis throughout the com- ing year. The full-front designs are high-definition plastisol screen-printed transfers that can be applied in eight seconds at 390 to 400 degrees F, using maximum pressure. They go on light and dark garments made of 100 percent cotton, 100 percent polyester, and 50/50 blends. Visit: | Call: 800 421-3130 LED exposure unit GSG offers the M&R Starlight LED exposure unit. Available in tabletop or stand-mounted versions, this UV machine is ideal for small- to medium-size textile screen printing shops looking to move from traditional fluorescent lamp models. It can be used to expose direct, capillary, and indirect emulsions, and it works in three to five seconds on photopolymer emulsions. The Starlight UV LED screen exposure unit can be located in areas housing unexposed screens because the UV light source and vacuum frame are enclosed, and the screen exposure lamp can't be turned on while the blanket frame is open. Two sizes are available: one capable of exposing screen frames at a maximum of 23" X 31" or 31" X 40". Visit: | Call: 800-366-1776 Monogramming software Pulse Monogram Wizard by Hirsch is one of the new tools offered in Tajima DG15 by Pulse digitiz- ing software. It's designed to simplify the creation of a stylized monogram. The software includes template designs that can be edited and saved for future use. The program prompts the user through available choices, so a new design is created step by step. Thread charts from 30 manu- facturers are included. Visit: | Call: 800-394-4426

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