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Designed to reduce the risk of scorch marks on heat-sensitive polyester or synthetic fabrics, this heated lower platen has a built-in heat printing pillow. Available in 4 sizes, each controlled by one interchangeable digital controller (sold separately). Full set of Hotronix® Power Platens™ includes one controller.


  • Application instructions are for polyester or synthetic fabrics only. Make sure to increase the time if you are using a thicker garment. Do not pre-heat polyester or synthetic garments.
  • Compatible with 16" x 20" Hotronix® Auto Clam, MAXX® Clam, and Air FUSION heat presses. (Not compatible with Hotronix Fusion
  • 6" x 20" Power Platen is not recommended for Hotronix® Auto Clam.

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    • Built-in pillow conforms to any substrate
    • 4 sizes - 6" x 6", 6" x 20", 11" x 15", 16" x 20" - to handle anything from full size garments to kid size, sleeves, and more
    • Controller includes digital temperature display for accurate application
    • Quick disconnect design allows you use one controller (sold separately) with different platen sizes
    • UL, ULc, CE approved
    • Two-year warranty
    • Must have designated circuit breaker
    • Applies heat from below, reducing the heat needed from the upper platen, eliminating scorching on heat-sensitive fabrics
    • Insulating properties keep bottom of platen cool-to-the-touch when changing
    • Fully Threadable when used with a Heat Press Caddie
    • Eliminates the need to pre-heat garments and promotes a quicker bond between adhesive and fabric, reducing production time
    • Reduced upper platen temperature protects delicate embroidery and appliqué from overheating, helping them retain their full dimension.
    • Reduces the risk of dye migration on polyester substrates

    The below application instructions have been successfully
    tested with the following materials:

    Glitter Flake™
    Hi-Vis Color Reflect
    Premium Plus™
    Silicone Dye-Block™

    Application on 100% Polyester:
    Lower platen temperature: 320°F
    Upper platen temperature: 270°F
    Time: 10 seconds (depending on thickness of garment)
    Pressure: 60 psi (Medium/#6 on Hotronix machines)*

    Application on 95% Polyester / 5% Spandex / Triblends:
    Lower platen temperature: 290°F
    Upper platen temperature: 270°F
    Time: 30 seconds
    Pressure: 60 psi (Medium/#6 on Hotronix machines)*

    Test other brands of heat transfer vinyl
    and fabrics before starting production

    Note: Power Platen not recommended for use on 100% cotton fabrics. For blends with high cotton content proceed with caution. Test application using upper heat only, if it scorches test using lower heat.

    *Decrease pressure for smaller Power Platen sizes:
    16" x 20": 40-50 psi (#4 or 5 on Hotronix)
    11" x 15" and 6x20: 30 psi (#3 on Hotronix)
    6" x 6": 20 psi (#2 on Hotronix)