The award-winning Model 256 Manual Swing-Away heat press machine with 16″x20″ 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 new Quick-Change platens allow you to quickly swap your lower platen with any of Insta’s new accessory platens. The quick-change feature also allows you to quickly rotate the lower platen in a matter of seconds to suit your applications.
As a 16″x20″ swing-away heat press, this machine gives you tons of room to work for larger graphics. The Insta 256 has been meticulously crafted to accomplish and evenly distribute pressure throughout the entire platen. Its cast-in tubular heating element heats the metal from within for consistent and long-lasting heat and the fastest heat recovery in the industry. The Insta 256 is made from a combination of materials, making it lightweight without sacrificing the strength and durability for which Insta machines are known. The highest quality manual machine for consistent and reliable results in the industry.
When choosing a heat press machine, it is important to consider factors such as build quality, reliability, and ease of use. One reason to choose an Insta Graphic 256 heat press over a cheaper Chinese import is that Insta Graphic is a well-established and trusted brand with a reputation for producing high-quality equipment. The Insta Graphic 256 heat press is made with durable materials and is designed to provide consistent, accurate temperature control and pressure. Another reason to choose the Insta Graphic 256 is that it has been specifically designed for ease of use. It has user-friendly controls and features that make it easy to operate and produce professional-quality transfers.On the other hand, cheaper Chinese imports may be made with lower-quality materials and may not have the same level of accuracy or consistency in temperature control and pressure. Additionally, these machines may not have the same level of customer support or warranty coverage as a more established brand like Insta Graphic. In conclusion, choosing an Insta Graphic 256 heat press over a cheaper Chinese import may result in a higher initial cost, but it can provide a more reliable, high-quality heat press that is easier to use and produces better results in the long run.