Dryers – Electric, Gas T-shirt Tunnel Dryers
The Tunnel Dryer, T-shirt dryer or Conveyor dryer is an essential piece of machinery for the print shop wanting to engage the most efficient means of curing t-shirts whether using water based inks, discharge or plastisols.
The most common types of t shirt conveyor dryers use electric heaters, namely Infrared heaters or IR lamps for drying, positioned over a moving belt or conveyor which moves the t shirt through at a suitable speed to cure the t shirt or item being cured.
As well as electric dryers there are also Gas drying ovens which do the same job and depending where you are and your proximity to natural or LPG gas can be equally or more cost effective than an electric infrared conveyor dryer, although initial outlay is usually higher.
The most popular silk screen conveyor dryer is the mini conveyor dryer which is usually a single phase t-shirt dryer catering for start-up screen printers who need to use a t shirt tunnel dryer or screen printing dryer from home or studio.
Over the decades Leapfrog Machinery has sold hundreds of screen printing conveyor dryer and is familiar with the strengths and limitations of most models, so be confident that they can find your ideal new or second hand tunnel oven to fit your budget.
Now for a sneak look at one of the most popular dryers in our range of new Vastex dryers is the D-100 benchtop dryer that operates on Single phase 10 Amp power.
Leapfrog Machinery also offers a very competitive screen printing conveyor dryer replacement belt service.
Many screen printing dryer belt replacements occur years after the dryer is purchased, however incorrect fitting or tensioning can lead to early wear. If you’d like to receive a Money Saving Maintenance Tip of the Month email from Leapfrog Machinery click on the button below for a free subscription.