February '18

For the Business of Apparel Decorating

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32 | THE TEAM SALES REPORT 2018 WHITE INK Ryonet offers Wilflex Epic Top Score White Plastisol Ink. The ink is designed for printing polyester and heat-sensitive performance fabrics for the team mar- ket. Flashing at 220 degrees F and curing at 290 degrees F, the non-phthalate ink is formulated with bleed resistance, opacity, and stretch in mind, says the company. It can be used as an underbase or with Wil- flex Epic Top Score premixed athletic colors to achieve accurate colors and a matte finish. Other features include low-tack and printability. Epic Top Score White is CPSIA compliant and ECO PASSPORT certified. It comes in quarts and 1- and 5-gallon containers. Visit: Call: 800-314-3690 PATTERNED TRANSFER The Stars and Stripes pattern offered in Dalco's Athletic Thermo Image digital transfer series is ideal for creating lettering or numbers for any type of team uniform, activewear, or spirit wear, says the company. Transfers come with a beveled border in two layouts: script name with tail or arched in adult and youth sizes. Customers can also email or fax a custom design that is created to their specifications. The minimum order is 10 pieces and increments of five thereafter. Numbers zero to 99 are available. This transfer will adhere to cotton, poly/cotton, polyester, and fleece at 325 degrees F for 17 seconds. Visit: Call: 800-288-3252 HAT PRESS Insta Graphic Systems' 418 Digital Cap Press is a multi-purpose heat press. Its curved platens are molded to mirror the curves of a hat and are designed to apply heat transfers onto cap brims and bills. The 418 is ideal for printing logos and back- neck labels onto flat garments, says the company. The press is portable and features a cap hold-down mechanism which snaps into place to hold the body of the hat taut for application. The lower platen can be changed out with a larger-sized one for printing on hats with larger brims. The larger lower platen (4.5" x 6.75") is available separately. Additionally, the press features a cast-in tubular heating element. Visit: Call: 562-404-3000 TS TEAM SALES PRODUCT REVIEW LASER EMBROIDERY MACHINE The Proel LaserBridge, offered by BITO, uses a high-speed galvanometric laser that moves along a beam positioned above the embroidery heads. Combined with Proel's soft- ware, the LaserBridge can be integrated with any make or model of embroidery machine. The laser can be built to span as far as 120 ft. across embroidery machines or other workstations. The newest units feature PLC logic controller technology. The LaserBridge can cut, engrave, etch, or mark hooped embroidery garments, allowing the user to create appliqués, reverse appliqués, and multilayer appliqués that can be further personalized with laser etching on the fabric's surface. Multiple layers of fabric can be kiss cut simultaneously. The machine has a variable cutting area of 200mm X 200mm (8") to 600mm X 600mm (24") for each embroidery head. It is PC controlled via two interface cards. Visit: Call: 866-248-6872

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