Insta’s Model 158 Digital Auto Release heat press offers one of the major benefits of an automatic machine - the auto-open feature - in the lightweight, lower cost, ergonomic design of a manual clamshell heat press. The Model 158 meets the demands of today’s busy retail environment and is also a practical solution to use as a post-curing agent for the expanding digital direct-to-garment marketplace.
Following in the tradition of Insta’s reputation for quality, the Model 158 includes an ergonomic, compact clamshell style and boasts a time maximizing auto-release feature. After the operator closes the machine, the Model 158 will automatically open once the pre-set time has elapsed. This allows the operator to maximize his/her time while the transfer is dwelling, without having to worry about burning the garment.
With the use of a strategically placed electromagnet, the upper platen automatically releases at the end of the time cycle, without the use of an air compressor.
2. Compact Design
This clamshell’s sleek profile and compact design make it an ideal machine for use in areas with limited work space.
3. Over the Center Pressure Distribution
Its pressure source is strategically placed over the center of the upper platen and uses struts to drive that pressure out to all corners. The result is an even and heavy duty distribution of pressure that is unmatched by other heat presses in the market today.
4. Cast-In Tubular Heating Element
The tubular heating element is cast into the aluminum upper platen, heating the metal from within. The element is coiled throughout the upper platen to provide a reliable and even circulation of heat out to all corners.
All systems are sold with the 120-volt configuration for the US market by default. If you need the 230/240-volt configuration please contact us. The 230/240-volt option costs an additional $1,725.00.
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