Vastex Adds Little Red Dryers with 54 in. (137 cm) Wide Belts
The Little Red X1-54 model, equipped with a 66 in. (168 cm) long conveyor and a 48 x 12 in. (122 x 30.5 cm) 240V/5200 watt infrared heater can cure up to 260 plastisol-printed images or dry 90 discharge or water-based printed images per hour.
The Little Red X2-54 model with 84 in. (213 cm) long conveyor and two 48 x 12 in. (122 x 30.5 cm) 240V/5200 watt infrared heaters can cure up to 520 plastisol-printed images or dry 180 discharge or water-based printed images per hour.Both models can cure/dry images up to 44 inches (112 cm) wide, and are equipped as standard with both temperature and belt speed digital controls, a low-friction belt tracking system and an Infrared Focusing System
Both dryers are also expandable as needs grow by adding heating chambers, extending the belt length and increasing the infinitely-variable speed setting of the digital belt control.
The heaters carry an industry-leading 15-year warranty, and feature closely spaced coils that provide high-density, medium-wavelength infrared heat for maximum cure speed without cold spots or under-curing associated with conventional units.
A precision temperature control, belt control with digital display, and diagnostic display are housed in a Control Box that sits atop the chamber to reduce overall width, and is protected from heat by ceramic insulation.Standard on the X2-54 model and optional on the X1-54 model are a
Optional on both models are additional heating chambers, conveyor belt extensions and locking casters.
According to Mark Vasilantone, president, "The all-new Little Red dryers provide expandability, uniform results and return on investment never before available to mid-capacity textile printers."
Also offered are two expandable Little Red models with 30 in. (76 cm) wide conveyor belts: a Little Red X1-30 model with a single heater for curing up to 130 plastisol-printed images or 45 discharge or water-based printed images per hour, and a Little Red X2-30 model with dual heaters for curing up to 260 plastisol-printed images and up to 90 discharge or water-based printed images per hour.