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Insta 256 Swing-Away Quick-Change Heat Press - 16 x 20 inch enlarged

Insta 256 Swing-Away Quick-Change Heat Press - 16 x 20 inch


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Insta 256 manual Swing-Away heat press machine with 16" x 20" platens swings almost a full 180° to the right - providing you with unobstructed access to the lower platen while you load your garments and place your transfers.

The Quick-Change platens allow you to quickly swap your lower platen. The quick-change feature also allows you to quickly rotate the lower platen. Choose from 6" x 6", 6" x 9" and shoe platen.

Easy Operation. Reliable Results. Every Time.

As a 16" x 20" swing away heat press, this machine gives you tons of room to work for larger graphics. The Insta 256 has been meticulous crafted to accomplish and evenly distribute enormous pressure throughout the entire platen. Its cast-in tubular heating element heats the metal from within for a consistent and long-lasting heat.

Insta 256 Features:

  • 16" x 20" platen (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
  • Versatile Quick-Change Interchangeable Accessory Platens
  • Pressure adjustment for printing thicker substrates up to 1.375 thickness (gap opening is 2.75")
  • Operator friendly wrap-around stainless steel handle
  • Superior dressability
  • Quick-Change interchangeable accessory platens provides maximum production flexibility and efficiencies
  • Stainless Steel ergonomic handle is user friendly and reduces operator fatigue
  • Integrated digital controller for time and temperature and cycle counter
  • Cast-in tubular heating element provides reliable & even heat across the platen
  • H-frame design provides unobstructed access to the lower platen
  • Main power switch adds additional protection for electrical control components
  • Self-lubricating rear shaft reduces maintenance
  • Adjustable opening control maximizes production options and efficiencies
  • Ergonomic wrap around handle is easy to use and reduces operator fatigue
  • Swing-away upper platen improves safety
  • Unobstructed access to the lower platen increases productivity


  • Dimensions: 40" x 32" x 22" / 102cm x 82cm x 56cm
  • Power: 120V - 1750W - 14.6A / 230V - 2200W - 9.6A
  • Shipping Weight: 121 lb / 54.9 kg

CAUTION: WORK IN A WELL VENTILATED AREA and wear PROTECTIVE GEAR (including masks and gloves) while handling specialty printing and curing materials and techniques (such as DTF, DTG, UV, WTT, etc.), due to the potential hazards from fumes and processes. It's strongly advised to use a fume extractor in addition to maintaining proper ventilation when using DTF powder.
Operating any specialty ink printing devices and materials, including inks, chemicals, powders, etc., is entirely at the user's risk.
To reduce the chances of ink clogs and film warping, it is strongly advised to maintain a room humidity 50%-70% and a temperature 75°-80°F / 24°-27°C.


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