Hotronix® Heat Press Power Platen™

No more scorched garments.

Designed to reduce the risk of scorch marks on heat-sensitive polyester or synthetic fabrics, this heated lower platen has a built-in heat printing pillow. Available in 4 sizes, each controlled by one interchangeable digital controller (sold separately). Full set of Hotronix® Power Platens™ includes one controller.

Application instructions are for polyester or synthetic fabrics only. Make sure to increase the time if you are using a thicker garment. Do not pre-heat polyester or synthetic garments.

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Application Instructions

    • Built-in pillow conforms to any substrate
    • 4 sizes - 6" x 6", 6" x 20", 11" x 15", 16" x 20" - to handle anything from full size garments to kid size, sleeves, and more
    • Controller includes digital temperature display for accurate application
    • Quick disconnect design allows you use one controller (sold separately) with different platen sizes
    • UL, ULc, CE approved
    • Two-year warranty


    • Applies heat from below, reducing the heat needed from the upper platen, eliminating scorching on heat-sensitive fabrics
    • Insulating properties keep bottom of platen cool-to-the-touch when changing
    • Fully Threadable when used with a Heat Press Caddie
    • Eliminates the need to pre-heat garments and promotes a quicker bond between adhesive and fabric, reducing production time
    • Reduced upper platen temperature protects delicate embroidery and appliqué from overheating, helping them retain their full dimension.
    • Reduces the risk of dye migration on polyester substrates
The below application instructions have been successfully
tested on polyester with the following materials*:

Lower platen temperature: 320°F
Upper platen temperature: 250°F
Time: 12-15 seconds (depending on thickness of garment)
Pressure: Medium (#5 on Hotronix machines)

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* * Test other brands of heat transfer vinyl
and fabrics before starting production

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