Vastex Screen Printing Products

Infrared Conveyor Dryers

High performance infrared dryers cure plastisol,
water-based and discharge inks at ultra-high rates



BigRed V Series dryers are high performance machines offered in 30" and 54" belt widths, each with 3 or 4 heaters per chamber. 54" models with 4 heaters can cure over 950 shirts/hr* printed with plastisol ink, 475/hr* printed with water-based ink, and 112/hr* printed with digital white ink!
(See chart below for capacities of other models.)

All BigRed dryers feature digital temperature control, air cooled skin with filtered intake, separate make up air system, powered negative air exhaust, and cooling tray at exit.


FAST
450 - 900+ plastisol shirts/hr*
175 - 400+ water based shirts/hr*

SMART
Unique cooling bed at exit, cools as garments exit the chamber.

ACCURATE
Temperature controller is accurate to +/-1 degree F.
Digital PID with Fuzzy logic is the most advanced in the industry.

CONVENIENT
Digital belt speed voltmeter, a must have!

VERSATILE
Make-up Air and Negative Exhaust Air, removes moisture and fumes fast.

FILTERED
Filtered air intake provides clean curing air, no recycled fumes!

HEAVY DUTY
"X-Series" Conveyor Belt Tracking System.

EXPANDABLE
Add heat chambers and belt extensions.

OPTIONS

  • Add heat chambers @ 4.5' (137cm) long.
  • Belt extensions, front or rear, 18" (46 cm) long.
  • 3 Phase & 208, 380, 480 voltages available

 

  • Exhaust Hood, provides extra fume extraction
  • Hat support rail
  • Locking casters for easy mobility

*Production speeds are estimates and will vary depending on ink manufacturer, humidity of shop, and other variables.

 
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
  3 HEATER 4 HEATER 3 HEATER 4 HEATER
Heater Warranty 15 year 15 year 15 year 15 year
Defect Warranty 3 year 3 year 3 year 3 year
Cure times  
  Plastisol** 475+ shirts/hr 475+ shirts/hr 950+ shirts/hr 950+ shirts/hr
  Water Based** 175+ shirts/hr 200+ shirts/hr 350+ shirts/hr 400+ shirts/hr
  Digital White Ink** - 56 shirts/hr @ 4 min
42 shirts/hr @ 6min
- 112 shirts/hr @ 4 min
84 shirts/hr @ 6min
Belt Speed 1.1 - 16 FPM
(0.34 - 4.9 MPM)
1.1 - 12 FPM
(0.34 - 3.7 MPM)
1.1 - 16 FPM
(0.34 - 4.9 MPM)
1.1 - 12 FPM
(0.34 - 3.7 MPM)
Internal Parts Material Aluminum coated steel Aluminum coated steel Aluminum coated steel Aluminum coated steel
Type Of Insulation Double wall air cooled Double wall air cooled Double wall air cooled Double wall air cooled
Exhaust (Free Air) 450 CFM (12.7 CMM) 450 CFM (12.7 CMM) 550 CFM (15.6 CMM) 550 CFM (15.6 CMM)
Makeup Air (Free Air) 225 CFM (6.4 CMM) 225 CFM (6.4 CMM) 300 CFM (8.5 CMM) 300 CFM (8.5 CMM)
Overall Length 105" (266.7 cm) 105" (266.7 cm) 105" (266.7 cm) 105" (266.7 cm)
Overall Width 51.2" (130 cm) 51.2" (130 cm) 75.7" (192.3 cm) 75.7" (192.3 cm)
Overall Height 57.3" (145.5 cm) 57.3" (145.5 cm) 57.3" (145.5 cm) 57.3" (154.5 cm)
Belt Width 30" (76.2 cm) 30" (76.2 cm) 54" (137.2 cm) 54" (137.2 cm)
Chamber Length 54" (137.2 cm) 54" (137.2 cm) 54" (137.2 cm) 54" (137.2 cm)
Chamber Infeed Width 34.5" (88 cm) 34.5" (88 cm) 58.5" (149 cm) 58.5" (149 cm)
Heater Height
(adjustable)
2" - 7" (5 - 17.7 cm) 2" - 7" (5 - 17.7 cm) 2" - 7" (5 - 17.7 cm) 2" - 7" (5 - 17.7 cm)
Heat Range (@ Heater) 0-900° F (0-482° C)
@ 240V
0-900° F (0-482° C)
@ 240V
0-900° F (0-482° C)
@ 240V
0-900° F (0-482° C)
@ 240V
Heater Size & Watts 12" x 24" (30.5 x 61 cm) 3,000w 12" x 24" (30.5 x 61 cm) 3,000w 12" x 48" (30.5 x 122 cm) 6,000w 12" x 48" (30.5 x 122 cm) 6,000w
Total Wattage 9,000 (9kw) 12,000 (12kw) 18,000 (18kw) 24,000 (24kw)
Electrical Power***
(actual amp draw per chamber)
240V / 42A / 1 Phase /
3 wire / 50/60 HZ
240V / 28A / 3 Phase /
4 wire / 50/60 HZ
240V / 54A / 1 Phase /
3 wire / 50/60 HZ
240V / 36A / 3 Phase /
4 wire / 50/60 HZ
240V / 50A / 3 Phase /
4 wire / 50/60 HZ
240V / 64A / 3 Phase /
4 wire / 50/60 HZ
Shipping Weight**** 873 lbs (396 kg) 873 lbs (396 kg) 1265 lbs (574 kg) 1265 lbs (574 kg)
Shipping Dimensions**** 60" x 57" x 62"
(152 x 145 x 157 cm)
60" x 57" x 62"
(152 x 145 x 157 cm)
84" x 57" x 62"
(213 x 145 x 157 cm)
84" x 57" x 62"
(213 x 145 x 157 cm)

CE ** Rated Shirts/hr are approximations and are based on certain conditions including humidity, image size, substrate material, etc.
***BigRed V series dryers require a licensed electrician for hardwire hook-up, amps listed are actual draw, FLA @ 240V (wire and plug not included).
****All shipping weights and dimensions are for continental US shipping only. Call for other shipping specifications.