November '19

For the Business of Apparel Decorating

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5 8 P R I N T W E A R N O V E M B E R 2 0 1 9 5 8 P R I N T W E A R N O V 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 PATCHES The Laserable Leatherette Patches from JDS Industries Inc. are avail- able in four colors that laser to bold contrast, as well as two sizes of round, square, oval, and rectangle. The back of the patch is self-ad- hesive with applied heat so it can be attached to hats, jackets, hood- ies, or most other fabrics. These patches are suitable for promotional items, branding, personalized gifts, souvenirs, or fundraisers. 800-843-8853 EXPANDABLE CONVEYOR DRYER Vastex International's LittleRed X1D-30 Dryer is a DTG-capable in- frared conveyor dryer with a 30-inch wide conveyor belt that cures up to 29 garments/hour DTG-printed with digital white ink, 65/hour screen-printed with water-based ink or discharge, and 150/hour screen printed with plastisols. It can also dry pretreatment. It features an ad- justable belt-to-heater clearance, dual digital PID temperature controls, a conveyor belt roller tracking system with Teflon-coated fiberglass belt, and a powered exhaust that removes moisture and air contaminants. Fully expandable, the X1D-30 can accommodate additional heating chambers and belt extensions as needed. The heaters of all Vastex dryers have a 15-year warranty. 800-482-7839 CUSTOMIZABLE CONVEYOR DRYER The Lawson Blazer DTG Dryer from Lawson Screen & Digital Products is customizable with different style heat chambers, in- cluding I.R., quartz, and gas, all with jet-air. The Blazer comes with a 15-year I.R. heater warranty, three-year parts warranty, and 24/7/365 support for the lift of the machine. The dryer features a digital control panel for monitoring and system diagnostics, as well as controls for operating temperature, incoming voltage, amperage, and watts. Additional heat chambers and in/out feed can be added at any time. A hinged top allows tool-free access to the heating panels. All dryer belts come with Lawson's Arrow Belt tracking system. 314-382-9300 QUARTZ FLASH UNIT Brown Manufacturing Group's QuartzAir Flash offers full control over flash time and temperature. With the idle feature, it decreases the tem- perature in the shop without increasing flash time, according to the company. It's controlled with either a footswitch controlled timer or a laser sensor for immediate timer activation. It features timer presets on the digi- tal timer control, forced air, independent zone control of the quartz lamps, independent zone location adjustment, and adjustable system height. 616-249-0200 UNIVERSAL INKS The LC (Low Cure) Ink Series from WM Plastics features universal ink made for cotton, blends, and polyesters. The system cures at 230 degrees F, making it ideal for heat-sensitive materials. The LC series has bleed resistance, stretchability, and is quick flashing, according to the company. Currently available in 18 RFU colors as well as a complete matching system, it comes in quarts, gallons, fives, and larger sizes upon request. 800-535-4657 HEAT TRANSFER VINYL MTN Screen Printing Supplies offers Easy Weed, Flock, and Glitter Siser heat transfer vinyl (HTV). The vinyl comes by the yard, and designs are cut from the material while leaving the carrier intact for application. Cutting HTV is done via desktop cutters like the Silhouette Cameo and Cricut, higher volume cutters like the Roland GX-24 and Graphtec Expert, and the low-tech approach of cutting by hand. The HTV applies to a variety of fabrics using a heat press. 720-746-9075

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