October '16

For the Business of Apparel Decorating

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88 || P R I N T W E A R O C T O B E R 2 0 1 6 THE LATEST DISPOSABLE SNIPPERS American Embroidery Supply offers disposable embroidery snippers, No. 701, for use in trimming threads at embroidery machines. The appliqué scissors measure 4", have curved tips, and are ergonomically designed for comfort and durability. Each package contains 12 snippers. Visit: | Call: 888-518-6522 LIGHTWEIGHT BACKING Cloud Cover Stitch from Cotswold is a soft, lightweight backing designed to be used in conjunction with stabilizer when embroidering. Suitable for a wide range of delicate fabrics, the backing can be applied to silk, satin, lamé, and chamois, according to company literature. It also prevents unraveling and shredding. It has a multidirectional stretch and bonds at a moderate temperature. Visit: | Call: 877-309-3553 CURING SYSTEM Brown Manufacturing Group offers the Firefly curing system. The unit features ther- mal imaging cameras and specially-designed software to cure any combination of garments on the same belt at the same time. The temperature on each item is moni- tored, and the system adjusts as the item moves through the chamber Visit: | Call: 616-249-0200 TEXTILE PRINTER Mimaki introduces the new TX300P-1800, a direct-to-garment textile printer suitable for short-run pieces or samples. The printer includes new print heads for printing on various types of textiles and features a high gap setting to give users the ability to print on both thick and thin fabrics while maintaining accurate ink droplet placement. Other features include a reportedly reliable textile feeding mechanism, including front and rear tension bars for stable transportation. It also includes Mimaki technologies, such as a bulk ink system for long runs. Visit: | Call: 888-530-4021

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