Machinery News

Vastex’s new dryers are digitally controlled and expandable

An all-new Little Red X Series of mid-capacity infrared conveyor dryers with digital controls and expandable drying chambers has been introduced by Vastex International. The new Little Red X1 and X2 dryers are the smallest and fastest digitally controlled dryers on the market, according to Mark Vasilantone, president. The X1-30 …

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Portuguese fashion printer extends DTG business with Kornit’s Allegro

Blur of Barcelos in Portugal has purchased an Allegro single-step digital textile printing solution to enable the production of fast fashion products. The company was founded in 2012, with just two employees and a single Kornit Avalanche, as a garment printing specialist offering its services to the high fashion industry. …

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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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