March '17

For the Business of Apparel Decorating

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2 0 1 7 M A R C H P R I N T W E A R || 89 INTERCHANGEABLE PLATENS Imprintables Warehouse offers interchangeable heat press platens that can be installed quickly. Made of 0.75" steel with 0.375" silicone rubber tops, the platens work on any Hotronix or MAXX heat press. Platen shapes include square, rectangular, and round, along with platens for can cool- ers, sleeves and legs, hat brims, caps, and shoes. Custom platens are available. Visit: | Call: 800-347-0068 DIGITAL PRINTING INK Bordeaux introduces Velvet-Jet pigment ink, water-based ink for digital printing. Able to print on natural, synthetic, and blended fibers, the ink can be installed on any digital printer that runs fab- ric. It requires only a single type of pretreatment for all fabrics, requires no posttreatment other than drying, and reportedly enables environmental benefits and energy savings. Visit: | Call: 408-247-2205 HAT BILL PLATEN Hotronix presents its Hat Bill Platen, designed to print under or on top of the brims of as many as four caps at once. The platen is compatible with Hotronix and MAXX heat presses, excluding 11" X 15" clamshell heat presses. The platen measures 15" X 15" X 4" and weighs 15 lbs. Visit: | Call: 800-727-8520 DIRECT-TO-GARMENT PRINTER The Vulcan from Kornit is a direct-to-garment printer that can produce 250 garments per hour, with light and dark garments printed at the same speed. Reportedly featuring superior speed and ink efficiency, the printer is said to allow decorators to reduce their turnaround time, enable mass- customization capabilities, eliminate setup costs, and reduce labor and manufacturing space. Visit: | Call: 888-456-7648 JUNIORS' SHORT-SLEEVE T Style 5001ORGJ is a juniors' short-sleeve organic fine jersey T-shirt from Royal Apparel. Made of 4.4-oz. 30-singles 100 percent combed ring-spun organic cotton, the T features a juniors' fit, a set-on rib collar, double-needle sleeves and bottom hem, shoulder-to-shoulder taping, side seams, and a tearaway label. Visit: | Call: 866-769-2517

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