Air Fusion Heat Press – Hotronix
The new Air Fusion from Hotronix (circle 98 on Free Info Card), a unique auto-open, auto swing-away heat press, is now available in a tabletop version. Powered by an air compressor, this heat press has patented Auto Adjust Pressure. It features a fully threadable lower platen, auto on/auto off, an energy-saving sleep mode and a production cycle counter.
Chenille Appliqués – Penn Emblem
Penn Emblem (asi/77120; circle 101 on Free Info Card) offers chenille appliqués that are made of thick, fuzzy yarns embroidered onto a felt material. It can create custom designs including mascots, lettering and team names.
Bridge Laser Machine – Hirsch International
The Seit SL-10 bridge laser machine from Hirsch International (asi/14982; circle 99 on Free Info Card) offers precision cutting, a large cutting area and a high production speed. The revolutionary shape of the Seit SL-10 bridge laser allows it to be mounted closer to your embroidery equipment, resulting in improved cutting parameters. With the optional 3-D scan head, a 500 mm x 500 mm field can be cut or etched in a single firing of the laser. The new 3-D scan head is approximately 35% faster than the fixed model.
3-D Printer and Milling Machine – Roland DGA
Roland DGA (asi/18201; circle 100 on Free Info Card) has released the monoFab series, including the company’s first additive 3-D printer, the ARM-10, and a new compact 3-D subtractive milling machine, the SRM-20. The ARM-10 3D printer is ideal for validating a design in the initial stages of prototyping or modeling a complex shape. The SRM-20 desktop mill incorporates the latest subtractive rapid prototyping technologies. It features a milling spindle, independent collet, circuit board and firmware that delivers speed, precision and ease of use in a compact desktop size.
Multifunctional Frame System – Madeira USA
The Multifunctional Frame System from Madeira USA (circle 104 on Free Info Card) is an easy-to-operate frame system that enables embroiderers to pop in a paper-framed, plastic pre-frame, stitch out a badge or emblem and simply tear away the plastic film background. Selling for $329.20, the system is machine-specific, is easily attached and removed as needed, and opens up the ability for lower-volume embroiderers to offer emblems, badges and patches to their customers.
Pre-Cut Numbers – Stahls’ ID Direct
Stahls’ ID Direct (asi/88984; circle 102 on Free Info Card) now carries 28 new styles to its line of pre-cut numbers. The introduction of these new number styles will expand decorating options and allow customers to decorate team uniforms with the look of the pros.
Eco-Film Heat Transfer Vinyl – Imprintables Warehouse
The new Eco-Film, a heat transfer vinyl from Imprintables Warehouse (asi/58475; circle 103 on Free Info Card), is free of PVC and one of the easiest films on the market to cut, weed and apply. It comes in more than 40 colors and can be used on any vinyl cutter and heat applied to 100% cotton, 100% polyester and cotton/poly blends.