May '18

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2 0 1 8 M A Y P R I N T W E A R || 73 BACKPACK DRI DUCK Traders' 1041 Commuter is a lightweight 8-oz. backpack made from 100 percent cotton canvas. It features an interior padded laptop sleeve with additional tablet pocket, two interior slip pockets, and an exterior zippered flap pocket. Visit: | Call: 913-234-6268 WHITE INKS Monarch Color Corporation offers ULT white and the Stark white ink lines. Monarch's ULT white is a low-temp plastisol ink for 100 percent polyester and polyester blend garments. The Stark White ink line utilizes Monarch's technology at standard cure temperatures, says the company. Visit: | Call: 704-394-4626 EMBROIDERY THREAD TEXMAC Direct offers RAPOS embroidery thread, a 100 percent polyester thread suitable for the hobbyist or commercial shop, says the company. The 2-pl, 40-weight thread has a 900- gram tensile strength and is filament dyed. The thread offers high sheen in a variety of colors. TEXMAC also offers RAPOS Metalizzed thread, a mylar-wrapped polyester thread with an 880-gram tensile strength. Visit: www. | Call: 855-373-6929 CHILDREN'S T ZeroGravitee offers the Youth Pigment Short Sleeve Tee, style ZGRSSYT. The T is an earth tone pigment dyed ring-spun short sleeve style with side seams, as well as double-needle stitching on the neck, sleeves, and bottom hem. The 5.5-oz. construction is available in youth sizes S–L in 12 different earth tone colors. Visit: | Call: 800-832-9591 HEAT PRESS The Stampinator in-head heat press, offered by Workhorse Products, provides applications for heat transfers, foil, vinyl, rhinestones, and other heat-applied graphics, says the company. It can also be used to flash cure underbases and mat down fibers to prevent fibrillation. The unit inserts into the front and rear screen clamps and sits over the platen, similar to a flash. It features a 16- inch by 20-inch heat area and can be set to temperatures from 32 degrees F to 600 degrees F. Standard electrical specs are needed, single phase, 220V, and it draws roughly 17 amps. Estimated output of garments ranges from 400–600 pieces per hour depending on application. Visit: | Call: 800-778-8779

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