October '15

For the Business of Apparel Decorating

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2 0 1 5 O C T O B E R P R I N T W E A R || 103 The Latest For more on the suppliers featured in this section, please see website and phone information following each product. SHORT-SLEEVED PULLOVER HOODIE American Apparel introduces a new pullover for fall 2015, style FS424. The pullover is a short- sleeved hoodie with a kangaroo pocket and white drawstrings. It is made of 7.9-oz. French terry. Available colors include faded black, faded navy, and dark ash, sizes XS–2X. Visit: | Call: 213-488-0226 AQUEOUS INK PolyOne adds to its portfolio new high-solid, aqueous Wilflex Oasis intense inks that are non-phthal- ate and non-PVC. The inks are designed to cure at lower processing temperatures and increase print volume while reducing energy consumption using any existing dryer equipment. They also are meant to provide a smooth, matte finish for overprint colors and have color-mixing capabilities with a mixing white and the Wilflex Oasis Pigment Concentrate color palette. The line of available products includes a mixing base, opaque white, and pre-mixed black ink. The inks are compliant with CPSIA, sections 101, 108, and 1303. Visit: | Call: 866-765-9663 HELMET DECALS STAHLS' offers full-color, custom helmet decals from CAD-PRINTZ as an add-on for any shop that caters to teams. The stickers can be used for any type of sports helmet, but also for equipment, accessories, and fundraisers. The decals are digitally printed on peel-and-stick paper. They are CSA/HECC-compliant for Nike Bauer, Reebok-CCM, and Misson-ITECH helmets. Colors are unlimit- ed with no per-color fee and low minimums. Visit: | Call: 800-478-2457 FUSION HEAT PRESS Hotronix offers the Hotronix Fusion, a heat press with a patented dual function for the benefits of both a swinger and draw-style heat press. The machine's threadability allows for garments to be easily loaded onto the lower platen to increase production speed. The Fusion comes standard with a 16" X 20" platen, but eight optional quick change platens are also available. It features touch- screen technology with a digital readout of time, temperature, and pressure with an unlimited num- ber of application settings, count productions cycles, and automatic turn-on and turn-off function. Other features include preset individual time settings for two-step applications or for preheating and application with the dual timer. It also can be programmed in eight different languages. Visit: | Call: 800-727-8520 HEAT TRANSFER MATERIAL Roland DGA introduces its CPSIA-certified HeatSoft PLUS transfer material and polyester transfer mask. HeatSoft PLUS is a thin, inkjet-printable polyurethane heat transfer that stretches and weeds easily, the company reports. Capable of withstanding as many as 50 wash cycles, it is compatible with eco-solvent printers and produces vibrant graphics with a soft hand for T-shirts, sports apparel, and accessories. The material can be applied to cotton, polyester, poly-blends, spandex/Lycra, and leather. Also, the polyester transfer mask is designed to work with HeatSoft PLUS. Made of polyester and a me- dium-tack adhesive, it ensures the dimensional stability of the transfer material during transfer. Both products are offered in 25-yard rolls in widths of 20", 30", and 54". Visit: | Call: 800-542-2307

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