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Sportswear Show Booth Picture

Saturday, March 24th, 2007

Here is a picture from our booth at the Imprinted Sportswear Show. The backdrop is our tradeshow backdrop printed via dye sublimation. To the left of backdrop is an Astex 1550PA with several dye sub printed apparel. And to the right is an Epson 7800.

Trade Show Dye Sublimation

Note: We do not contract print for dye sublimation. We sell equipment for printers. If you are looking for a printer in the New Jersey/Pennsylvania are we recommend Quaker Chroma.

All Videos Online

Thursday, December 14th, 2006

Heat Transfer press VideoOur video library has been updated to include higher quality versions of our heat transfer, fusing and wind-all equipment demonstrations. Check out the library for heat transfer press demonstrations, roll-to-roll fusing operations, and demonstrations of inspection machines in operation.

The new 72″ Grand Format Heat Press

Thursday, October 12th, 2006
Heat Transfer Printer PressJesse J Heap & Son, Inc introduces the new Grand Format Heat Press Model 8900IJO – a rotary heat transfer system for roll-to-roll fabric printing with printing of 60″ or 72″. Ideal for large format sublimation printers.

Features include:

  • Oil heated drum with digital, 2-Zone Heat Control
  • Digital Variable Speed Control
  • Pneumatically controlled belt steering system maintains constant belt position
  • 72” printing width (76” belt width)
  • 3 Unwinds with pneumatic clutch
  • 3 Rewinds with pneumatic clutch and independent speed control
  • All unwinds & rewinds- Lightweight Air shafts (6)
  • Safety Chucks for fast and safe loading and operation
  • Large 13″ (33 cm) Diameter heated drum
  • 3.5 fpm printing speed at 40 second dwell time. (2,100 sq ft/hr 120” dye sub)
  • “S” Wrap bar for fabric tensioning
  • Hand Safety protection at entrance
  • Safety reversing control
  • Low maintenance, brushless drive motors
  • Automatic “cool –down” mode

7240IJ Heat Press w/ Unwind System

Friday, September 8th, 2006

Heat Transfer Printing PressThe 7240IJ Heat Press is now equipped with an optional unwind system for narrow web printing of laces, ribbons, lanyards, and more.

Used Heat Press – #1350PM

Monday, August 21st, 2006

Recently purchased a used Heat Press model 1350PM from a local auction. The machine will be available refurbished at a reduced price. Call for details.

Heat Press Maintenance

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2006

Added several Heat Transfer Press Guides including a general maintenance prevention guide, a troubleshooting guide for heat press problems, and tips for prolonging your heat presses belt life.

Announcing Metalnox Heat Presses

Wednesday, April 5th, 2006
Metalnox Heat PressWe now offer the Metalnox line of heat presses. These machines offer an economical advantage for those printers who require an user-friendly machine for short-run productions. With over 25 years selling and servicing heat presses, Jesse J Heap & Son Inc. will offer full service support on all Metalnox heat presses we sell.

Rebuilt Heat Press – #165

Sunday, March 26th, 2006

Recently added a rebuilt 36″x72″ Astex #165 Heat Transfer Press at our factory.

New Heat Press & Ink Dryers

Tuesday, January 17th, 2006
  • Jesse J Heap & Son, Inc. introduces the AIT Wide Format Heat Press GFO Series. The system is targeted for large format printers including those in the home furnishing industry (curtains, drapes, etc) and wide-width dye sub banner printers.
  • The black body digital ink dryer now supports wide format printers up to 108″! Also the machines now have an optional Auto Shutoff. The Auto Shut Off monitors the temperature of the substrate and will turn off the dryer when the temperature reaches the threshold set by the operator.
  • Novice large format printers often question the benefit or necessity of using a third-party RIP software solution for dye sublimation printing. We attempt to answer that question with our Why RIP article.
  • We just received a large shipment of our best selling heat transfer press the AIT 1550-PA. We have over 100 customers who are using this press in production – it is our most reliable and productive system for mid-size applications including sublimation on gym bags, tote bags, backpacks, etc.
  • Artainium2 UV Sublimation InksSawgrass has introduced sublimation ink under the name ArTainium2UV+. These high quality inks offer good value and are available for mimaki or roland printers.

Astex/AIT T-shirt Heat Press

Thursday, December 15th, 2005

Heat Press Dual PlatenWe just received a large shipment of our best selling heat transfer press the AIT 1550-PA. We have over 100 customers who are using this press in production – it is our most reliable and productive system for mid-size applications including sublimation on gym bags, tote bags, backpacks, etc.