The PowerPress HPM might be a small heat press – how does it fare against the larger presses on the market?
The Power Press HPM-000-PK heat press machine features heat plates of 10 x 12. The larger size enables you to have the option to make items for all of the family and print your chosen pictures and designs onto various pieces of clothing from kid’s clothes to adult t-shirts and shirts.
Its broad applicability means that you can use a wide range of different materials, including glitter, HTV transfer vinyl, foil, holographic and transfer and sublimation paper, as well as acrylic hot drill. It’s so simple and easy to use that a grown-up can efficiently finish the transfer with one hand.
While the high-quality press machine plates come in a large size, the press has an incredibly lightweight design and weighs only 8lbs. This makes it portable and allows you to carry and store it with ease. Modern, stylish and fashionable in appearance, the super-sensitive touch screen allows for a more comfortable and smoother application and fits perfectly into the contemporary home.
Three layers of heat-resistant construction features in the heat press machines anti-heating system, insulating the external casing from heat. It also includes a shutoff function for overheating, keeping your DIY project safe from burning or catching fire when pressed for longer than expected. The handle makes for comfortable operation and prevents heat from being felt even after 2 hours at a continuous maximum temperature of 355°F.
Alongside the specially-designed heat resistant mat, this press machine features four patentable pressure regulating springs to create the pressure regulating system. When used together, the two uniform to make the mandatory pressure that’s needed to print your creations.
Offering super-fast heating, this heat press comes with a dual-function safety base, dissipating heat throughout the heating plate while in working mode. In safety mode, the safety base protects you and your family from being burned by accident, providing the ultimate safety.
- Offering super-fast heating and larger 10 x 12 plates at an excellent price, the Power Press HPM-000-PK heat press is a dynamic machine that’s perfect for creating prints on various sized items for the whole family.
- Convenient and easy to use, a grown-up can efficiently finish the transfer with one hand. At the same time, the safety base provides the ultimate security, protecting you and your family from accidental burns.
- Lightweight and easy to carry, other pros include the super sensitive touch screen, which allows for a more comfortable and smoother application and a pressure regulating system, which creates the optimum pressure that is necessary to bring designs to life.
- While this heat press overall is a convenient and easy to use machine, there are two small con’s that you may want to consider before purchasing.
- There is no auto-shutdown mode meaning that you need to remember to switch it off should you need to leave your craft area.
- The sensitive touch screen control can be challenging to get used to at first.
- Unlike other heat presses, the Power Press HPM-000-PK heat press machine cannot be used as an iron and doesn’t have any other additional features.
As with any small heat press, the HPM-000-PK is certainly suited more for beginners than the more experienced user. It’s also one of the better options if you move locations a lot (whether business or otherwise) and need to keep your pressing equipment on the move.