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Astex Model 162CR/354CR

Platen Fusing/Heat Pneumatic Press
with Dual Reciprocating Tray System

[Low-priced remanufactured model also available]

Astex 354CR Heat Transfer Press

Model 354CR Pictured with 30" x 48" Platen, Manual Tray and Single Heat

Versatile machine is equipped for fusing, laminating and heat transfer printing. See demonstration video.

View Specifications Diagram with machine measurements.

Ideal as a low cost solution for sublimation of sports related apparel.

The Astex 162CR/354CR Table Top Platen Fusing/Transfer Press is available in two platen sizes - 24" x 36" for Model 162CR and 30" x 48" for Model 354CR.

These machines are standard with three independently controlled zones of top heat and areideal for fusing, transfer printing and film laminating. Equipped with a preset timer, the heated platen automatically releases as the dwell time expires.

Astex 162CR Heat Transfer Press
Model 162CR pictured with 24" x 36", optional double heating & optional automatic tray operation


A regulator allows easily adjustable platen pressure with temperature control maintained by digital thermostat. Productivity is doubled with the reciprocating tray by providing a loading tray while the original tray is cycling.



  • Electrically heated platen
  • Solid state timer
  • Floating head for even pressure
  • Solid state temperature control
  • Adjustable pressure
  • Side Load Tray Sytem


  • Double Heating
  • Hydraulic Pressure System
  • Air operated tray loading system (automatic)



Model Platen Size Machine Width (Side View) Machine Length (Side View) Machine Width (Front View) Machine Width (front view) Machine Length (front view) Machine Height (front view)
162 24" X 36" 36"
92 cm
203 cm
92 cm

264 cm

114 cm
92 cm
354 30" x 48" 48 "
122 cm
86 "
218 cm
36 "
92 cm
330 cm
130 cm
92 cm
Model Cylinders Volt/Phase Amp Weight
162 One 220/3
18 500 lbs
227 kg
354 Two 220/3 30 950 lbs
432 kg