July '18

For the Business of Apparel Decorating

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2 0 1 8 J U LY P R I N T W E A R || 57 EIGHT-COLOR/10-STATION PRESS Workhorse offers the Cutlass SE Mid-Level Automatic. The Cutlass provides pneumatic print heads and an electric indexing system. On-head print controls contain independent print/flood speed, front and rear screen clamps, table up/down, print, and index func- tions. Partnered with the Workhorse operat- ing system, this press is compatible with both the Flashback and the Plug N Go flash cure units. It's available in six-color/eight-station or eight-color/10-station configurations. Visit: Call: 800-778-8779 WIDE-FORMAT SUBLIMATION PRINTER The Textura 1800 Dye Sub Printer available from The M&R Companies is designed for unattended roll-to-roll high-speed transfer dye- sublimation printing in four-color CMYK and true grayscale at resolutions as much as 1200 dpi. It's capable of printing substrates 70" wide at pro- ductivity speeds up to 1,500 sq. ft. per hour and at sustained production speeds as much as 1,300 sq. ft. per hour. Textura 1800 uses variable-drop printing using water- based dye-sub inks. It can manage individual image art and patterns at full width and any length. This system is suitable for customizing polyester apparel, sportswear fabrics, cut-and-sew yardage fabrics, bags, and T-shirts, says the company. Visit: Call: 800-736-6431 MULTI-COLOR PRESS The M&R Sportsman EX 1618 offered from GSG is an auto- matic screen-printing press. The 1618 model has a maxi- mum print area of 16" X 18" and comes in six-, eight-, and 10-color models. A larger ver- sion is also available. This automatic press features electric print heads, servo-driven index- ers, multiple print-stroke capability, and a new color touchscreen interface with graphical displays and icon-based labeling. It also includes onboard self-diagnostics and real-time pro- duction data display. It is compatible with M&R's Tri-Loc & Double Tri-Loc Rapid Registration systems. Standard features include independent squeegee and flood bar speed adjustments, adjustable rear screen holders, and pneumatic squeegee/flood bar locks with tool-free angle adjustment. Pneumatic clamps hold frames tight and allow rapid screen loading. Visit: Call: 800-366-1776 SWING- AWAY HEAT PRESS Insta Graphic Systems' Insta 728 Heat Press features a pressure source placed over the center of the upper platen and a tubular heating element that is cast into the alumi- num upper platen. The heat source circu- lates the heat out to all corners. The Insta 728's swing-away platen allows for almost unobstructed access to the lower platen while loading garments and placing trans- fers. It features five programmable presets. Visit: Call: 562-404-3000 AUTOMATIC PRESS Hirsch offers the MHM iQ-Oval Compact Automatic Screen Printing Press. The press features an iDS Intelligent Drive System with a small motor on each platen arm for independent operation; individual registration blocks on each arm; and auto-stop obstacle sensors. Printers can add print heads, flash, or cooling stations and loading and/or cooling areas. Other features include: individual print head lift; a squeegee/print arm high lift; no-clamp quick-load/release squeegees; instant platen lock/unlock; adjustable screen holders; front and rear off-contact adjustment on every print head; M-Touch Pro tablet; Wi-Fi capability, and a digital control keypad at every station. Visit: Call: 800-394-4426

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