The Manufacturers Features and Benefits Overview
This is a lot of press and it is not a lightweight in ability, weight or price.
It can do anything that will fit on the press. It can finesse transferring to a tiny 1" charm, effortlessly sublimate 9, 4x4 ceramic tiles simultaneously or even many dozens of small items.
Its' design forte however, is to provide you with the ability to quickly and easily (which means profitable) transfer very large images or lettering to both sides of a garment. With a standard press, this task ranges from very difficult to impossible.
At 240 lbs. (109 Kilos) most of our clients have this press in a stationary location. A few, however, haul it in a truck and use it at special events. The reason they do this is because there is a lot of competition at the events they attend and they are the only ones who can offer full-size transfers on both sides of a shirt.
Note: Because the press is so heavy and some users want to be able to move it around, an optional stand for the press can also be ordered. It is a custom made, solid steel, welded stand, with locking castors.
While we think the value of the press, because of its' unique abilities, is worth the price, it is certainly not cheap. Here are some good pros and cons about purchasing "The Uniform King".
From a garment viewpoint, the press' ability to easily transfer large images to both sides can provide a strong competitive edge. There is a significant market percentage that wants images on both sides of a garment.
In most markets this desire is not being satisfied because of retail price. As we stated earlier, it is very difficult, using standard equipment, to image both sides of a shirt and it is very time consuming. Because of this, the retailer has to charge a lot more.
A press that allows you to easily imprint a second side, in less than a minute, provides you a strong advantage: in profit and time.
In times past, we ourselves were very successful retailers and a part of our success was because we always tried to have an edge in skill, equipment and process. Our thinking, however, was always practical and based on budget and benefits.
If your budget is tight and purchasing "The Uniform King" is going to deplete your resources to the point that you will have trouble buying supplies we definitely would not get the press. The DC16 and DK20S are excellent heat presses and you will be better served getting one of them and keeping some resources to operate on.
There is also the question of benefits. "The Uniform King" is an awesome press but if you don't see yourself doing the type of work that utilizes the main features of the DK1820ST, then another press would be more logical.
you choose, we want it to be the perfect tool for your work. If you need questions
answered, call us. We will tell you what we honestly think.
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