Machinery News

M&R introduces the Patriot Belt and SureTrak Dryer Belt Tracking System

M&R conveyor dryers now come with a Patriot Belt and SureTrak Dryer Belt Tracking System. The red silicone guide stitched along one edge of M&R’s Teflon-coated fiberglass Patriot Belt rides in grooves machined into the large anodised aluminum SureTrak rollers, keeping the belt where it belongs. It’s the most precise …

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M&R introduces the EZPrep pretreatment system for DTG printing

M&R has introduced the EZPrep pretreatment system for direct to garment printing. EZPrep automatically pretreats garments for use in direct to garment digital printing. Proper pretreatment is essential for garment-to-garment print consistency, and pretreating garments prior to printing ensures the most accurate and vibrant images possible. EZPrep is designed to …

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Compress launches new wider, deeper and faster mid-range UV flatbed printer

Compress, a division of Impression Technology, has announced a new entry into the promotional and industrial decoration UV printing market the launch of the iUV-1200s UV flatbed printer. Featuring an overall 1,200x604mm (47x24in) flatbed area and a wide 1,100mm (43in) maximum printing width, the new Compress iUV-1200s UV flatbed printer …

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A4 clam press joins Merlin’s range of heat presses

The latest addition to Merlin Transfers’ range of heat presses is the A4 clam press. Its European design ensures durable and reliable pressing time and time again. It is perfect for T shirt pressing with laser or ink jet transfers and is a must-have for personalised dye sublimation products.

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Garment labels now printed in colour

He was told it couldn’t be done, but John Baines of K.T. Labels has developed a printer that can now produce garment labels instantly in colour. Mr Baines worked with Epson to adapt the TM-C3500 full colour label printer so that it could print garment labels. He said: “This is …

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Technifor announces the release of the 3D stylus

Technifor has unveiled a very high amplitude 3D stylus capable of following the relief of every part to be marked. Users of the 3D can stylus can perform a succession of markings irrespective of the shape of each workpiece. Sloping planes, out-of-flat surfaces, deformed surfaces, the stylus tip extends and …

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Semi-automatic screen coater from Vastex applies emulsions uniformly

Vastex International has launched the C-1000 Semi-Automatic Screen Coater, which comes with a foot-pedal control that lowers the screen at a constant rate. This feature allows a scoop coater to be held still using two hands, producing stencils of greater uniformity than possible using manual methods. A spring loaded screen …

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New Hotronix heat press could boost productivity by 50%

Stahls’ Hotronix has unveiled a new addition to its line of heat presses – the Dual Air Fusion. Notable for being the first Hotronix heat press to feature two individual platens, the Dual Air Fusion is nearly 50% more efficient than a standard swinger-style heat press. Stahls credits this performance gain …

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