M&R's new Gauntlet Z automatic garment press offers operators digital control via a central touchscreen and LED panels at each printhead for parameters such as off-contact, stroke length, squeegee and flood speed, and flash curing. The press is available in 12- and 14-color models, and each supports a 16 x 22-in. (406 x 559-mm) maximum image area. Standard features include servo-driven indexer, electric printheads, job storage and recall, pneumatic and mechanical squeegee-pressure control, tool-free angle adjustments, independent and mechanical off-contact, and compatibility with M&R's pre-press registration systems. Other standard features include front and rear microregistration, rear screen holder with tool-free adjustment, print start/print finish mode, M&R's Optical No-Shirt Detector, and the company's Revolver Printing Program. M&R's Automatic Pallet Pre-Heat mode with built-in platen-temperature sensor allows users to preheat platens to the desired temperature and track temperatures throughout production. New Z-Series Flash Cure Units allow operators to make adjustments on the fly from the press's main control panel. M&R, 1 N. 372 Main St., Glen Ellyn, IL, 60137, 630-858-6101, 800-736-6431, fax: 630-858-6134, Web: www.mrprint.com.
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