September '19

For the Business of Apparel Decorating

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5 8 P R I N T W E A R S E P T E M B E R 2 0 1 9 5 8 P R I N T W E A R S E P T E M B E R 2 0 1 9 For more on the suppliers featured in this section, please see website and phone information following each product. THE LATEST LEGGINGS Expert Brand's Inspired by Yoga women's legging styles include three varia- tions: the Diamond Laser-cut Capri (pictured), the Faux Seam Laser-cut Capri, and the Bootcut Legging. Expert Brand leggings are made with AirStretch fabric, a stretch technology. Styles feature permanent moisture- wicking and antimicrobial finishes. Each pair is made with microfiber poly- ester and spandex. The Diamond capri is high-waisted with a relaxed leg opening and flat seams, while the Faux Seam capri offers a high waistband with a tight leg opening. The bootcut yoga pants offer a loungewear feel with a more relaxed fit and wide leg opening. 888-552-9692 COMPACT CONVEYOR DRYER Vastex International's LittleRed X1D is the "world's smallest con- veyor dryer," according the company. The compact dryer mea- sures 18" X 48", which are also the dimensions of the belt. The dryer can cure up to 27 garments per hour direct-to-garment- printed with digital white ink, as well as screen-printed garments at rates of 81 per hour for water-based ink or discharge, and 162 per hour for plastisols. 800-482-7839 CUSTOMIZATION SOLUTIONS JDS Industries offers custom apparel solutions. Lumina Heat Transfer Film can add color and sparkle to spiritwear, team gear, or everyday T-shirts. The company offers 38 colors of Glitter Heat Transfer PVC Film and 39 colors of Opaque Polyurethane Film. Both are designed for per- manent application to 100% cotton, 100% polyester, and poly/cotton blends. The Thermo Adhesive Graphic (TAG) material is ideal for sublimation on dark colors. 800-843-8853 PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT Linx Control System Integration software, available through Brown Manufacturing Group, connects incoming orders to pro- duction and through to shipping. This allows tracking and pro- duction control on one barcode through one integrated system. Connect web, phone, and walk-in orders to production. Any product ordered within the system can be production mapped. PNG artwork files are linked to the desired garment for both size and location. The data can be viewed within the system using query rules determined by user needs. Product tracking can be seen at every stage of production. Orders are staged within bin locations until the order is complete and then queued for shipping. 616-249-0200 AUTOMATIC RHINESTONE MACHINE MESA's DECOR Rhinestone Machine is a six-color automatic machine that does not require a sepa- rate air compressor. A built-in vacuum pump pro- vides all of the air requirements for the machine. The DECOR Automatic Rhinestone Machine has a working design area of 15.75" X 15.75" and sets rhinestone designs to transfer paper at speeds of up to 170 stones per minute. Designs are transferred to the machine via SD card, or for net- working purposes a LAN port allows transfer via FTP. Features include a color touchscreen control panel with 6.4-inch display, simplified buttons for operation, one-touch start function for repeating a job, and sensors to prevent errors and stone misplacement. 800-330-3867 INKJET TRANSFER Condé Systems offers Neenah Coldenhove JET-PRO Active Wear for poly- ester garments. JET-PRO Active Wear heat trans- fer paper comes in 8.5" X 11" and 11" X 17". For inkjet printers using dye, pigment, solvent, or eco-solvent inks, JET-PRO transfers photographic images onto light-colored synthetic garments and stretchy performance fabrics with washfastness. 800-826-6332

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