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How to Choose the Best Heat Press

There are many factors to consider when choosing the best heat press. Budget, portability, and efficiency are important things to consider when researching which press is right for you and your business. Whether you’re trying to get your business off the ground, or you’re looking to upgrade your current press, there are presses ranging from economical to top-of-the-line. No matter what your production needs or budget, there is a heat press to match.

While Hotronix® offers a range of heat presses at different prices, the quality remains consistent. As the industry leader in heat press innovation, all Hotronix® presses are proudly made in the USA. The free Blue Ribbon Support program means there is staff ready to answer your calls, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. When you call, you speak to a live, skilled technician ready to provide answers and solutions.

Along with the quality and support, these heat presses come with free ground shipping and are available in discounted Heat Press Packages. These packages include all the essential accessories and training you need to start heat printing. No matter what press you buy, you can be confident you’re getting a quality product that will help drive profit to your business.

For a comparison on the good, better, and best presses we offer, watch this video, or continue reading for more information on the wide variety of heat presses available.

Economy Level


Craft Press

craft heat press
  • Our most economical press
  • Very portable/small footprint
  • Lightweight — 35 lbs.
  • Digital time & temperature readout
  • Adjustable pressure knob
  • 9″ x 12″ platen size
  • Ideal for the home crafter and hobbyist

MAXX® Clam Press

maxx clam heat press
  • Economical price point
  • Portable/great for travel
  • Digital time & temperature readout
  • Adjustable pressure knob
  • 11″ x 15″, 15″ x 15″, and 16″ x 20″ platen size options
  • Compatible with the Heat Press Caddie™, making this a threadable design
  • Ideal for startup businesses

Good Level


A2Z™ Swing Away Press

a2z swing away
  • Over the center pressure adjustment knob
  • Swing away upper platen
  • Digital time & temperature readout
  • 15″ x 15″ platen size
  • Semi-threadable design
  • Small footprint
  • Perfect for any startup professional

Hotronix® Auto Open Clam

auto open clam heat press
  • User friendly design
  • Opens automatically for ease of use
  • Digital time, temperature, & pressure readout
  • 11″ x 15″, 16″ x 16″, 16″ x 20″ platen size options
  • Compatible with the Heat Press Caddie™, making this a threadable design
  • Compatible with our interchangeable platens

Better Level


Hotronix® Fusion IQ®

fusion IQ heat press
  • Patented dual function: Swing away & draw press feature
  • Touch screen technology
  • Unlimited preset programs
  • Can sync up with the Hotronix Online Portal

Best Level


Hotronix® Air Fusion IQ®

air fusion
  • Air power reduces operator fatigue in high-volume shops
  • Hands free auto swing feature
  • Available in pedestal and table top models
  • Powered by an air compressor (not included)
  • 16″ x 20″ upper platen size
  • Compatible with interchangeable platens

Hotronix® Dual Air Fusion IQ®

dual air fusion
  • Touch screen technology
  • Position-Based Recipe heating allows each station to be programmed to work in unison or independently
  • Includes the Laser Alignment System for accurate placement
  • Includes two Quick Slip Lower Platen Protectors

Heat Presses to Grow Any Business

As you can see, Hotronix® offers a wide range of heat presses. From the economical and reliable MAXX® Clam Heat Press to the feature-laden Dual Air Fusion IQ®, there is a press that can meet the needs and demands of your business. For more in-depth information on how to choose the perfect heat press for you, download the Heat Press Buying Guide. Lastly, learn the benefits our presses have over the cheap imports you see in the market. Overcome the headache by purchasing something that will have lasting results.

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