10 Best Screen Printing Machines in 2020
For people in the printing business, there is nothing as fulfilling as having a high-quality screen-printing machine. This is because an efficient and reliable machine allows you to produce the best imprints that are pleasing to your clients. The market has many different types of screen printing machines that choosing the most quality ones is not an easy task. Below is a review of some of the best screen-printing machines in the market today that will offer you great imprints.
List of the Best Screen Printing Machines of 2020
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10. Yudu Personal Computer
Yudu personal printing machine is one of the easiest devices to use from the comfort of home for the creation of quality DIY projects. It allows you to give a personal touch to whatever project you work on without the fear of making any mistakes. You can also the machine with a computer and an inkjet print for the creation of different designs for home dÃ©cor, school projects, cards, posters art, and much more.
The easy to use personal screen-printing machine is also ideal for small business, for anyone else that has a free spirit to create anything his/her heart, and creativity desires. An order of the machines comes with the printing machine, a mesh screen, a squeegee, two bottles of black ink, an adult t-shirt platen, a platen adhesive sheet, a user manual, and an instructional DVD. It is affordable, comes with an inbuilt digital timer, and easy to use even for those using it for the first time.
What We Like
- All in one system
- Built-in digital timer
- Clear inkjet printing
- Ideal for business
Yudu is a business-grade screen-printing machine with a durable mesh screen and dependable inkjet printer. It fits most items and produces quality results, which most of its users appreciate.
9. VEVOR Heat Press Machine
VEVOR heat press machine is a quality device from VEVOR that you can use for multiple applications on t-shirts, caps, mugs, ceramic plates, mousepads, and many more. The 8-in-1 digital heat presser is the newest version of VEVOR screen printing machines in the market, with many new features that are not in the older versions. One of the latest upgraded features is an arm design capable of making a 360-degree rotation.
It is also faster than the older versions and more convenient, especially in replacing thermal transfer components. It also comes with a spring uniform pressure, an adjustable multi-spring balancer, and automatic electric timing, among many other quality features. The machine transfers pictures and ink over ceramic, glass, all kinds of textiles, chemical fiber, and more. It is a safe machine to use with absolutely no chances of causing any accidents during the printing processes.
What We Like
- Ultra-fast system
- Multi-spring balancer
- Uniform image transfer
- Rotatable (360-degrees)
- 8-in-1 digital system
VEVOR is a versatile heat press machine that handles most printing jobs well. It is fast, easy to use, and had an adjustable design that fits most items. Its components are durable and easy to operate, as well.
8. SCHZOND 1-Color 1- Station Silk Screen Printer
SCHZOND is a 1 color 1 station screen-printing machine that allows you to create quality DIY projects. It measures 25×20.8×12.6 inches and comes with a durable and sturdy all-metal construction that gives it a long-lasting life. The machine is also lightweight and weighs only 32.6lbs. Besides the lightweight, the machine also comes with a removable pallet and a wooden platen. The removable pallet allows you to move the machine in all directions with ease.
It becomes easier to use because it also comes with an easily moveable screen clamp that you can use facing upwards or downwards, depending on what you are creating. The printing press machine is ideal for many different designs, and you can use it any clothing, especially on t-shirts, wood, metal, plastic circuit board, books, and more. The easy to use machine comes with spring devices that enable easy movement and ink spillage prevention.
What We Like
- Prints on books and plastic
- Lightweight (32.6 pounds)
- Removable and wood pallet
- Adjustable in all directions
- Space-saving design
Even though space-saving, SCHZOND works better than its competitors in many ways. Its movable screen clamp, for instance, enables you to use it downwards and upwards. It is compact as well and has an easy-to-use digital system that works well in homes and business settings.
7. VEVOR Screen Printing Machine
One of the things that set this VEVOR screen-printing machine apart is its amazing spring device design. The four-color four-station single rotary screen press design allows the machine to adjust in the vertical direction with ease and to allow the installation of four plates simultaneously. The screen printing machine comes with a wide plate that makes it ideal for wider and larger applications such as the printing of costumes, pillowcases, t-shirts, copybooks, glass, plastic, wood, fabric, ceramic, and leather, among many more.
The pallet is removable, which allows the printing of many images at one go. The screen-printing machine measures 217 by 17.7 inches with a screen measurement of two inches. The construction is all metal and highly durable. The design also makes transportation easier. The overall weight and operations of the screen make it an easy device to operate for anyone.
What We Like
- Four color station
- Light and portable
- Prints on all materials
- Easy to install and use
With VEVOR, you can print on plastics and books with ease. It fits small and large items and is portable.
6. Merchmakr All-In-One Screen Printing Kit
Merchmakr is one of the leading brands for the supply of quality screen printing machines. If you are looking for a DIY printer, then this model is one of the best choices to have your work done. The compact screen-printing machine e has a unique design that you will not find in many other devices. It weighs only 43lbs with measurements of 23x19x17 inches. The screen machine has an exposure unit that allows you to create your screen stencils effectively. You can also enjoy creating multicolor using the machines HotSwap registration enables altering of the screen effortlessly and fast.
Other unique features that you get from this screen-printing machine are the ability to line up your design colors, tools that allow the maximization of all your printing experiences, an instructions manual, and a digital timer. The machine is easy to use and made of durable material.
What We Like
- Long-lasting material
- Portable design (43 pounds)
- Exposure unit for stencils
- Multi-color printing
Merchmakr supports multi-color printing on most materials. It is durable, portable (43 pounds), and has an exposure unit for creating stunning stencils.
5. F2C Pro 6-in-1 Combo Heat Press Machine
If you are in the market for a highly effective and quality screen-printing machine, you should consider this one from F2C. The machine measures 15.25x15x17 inches with a plate measurement of 12×15 inches. If you need a higher height from the machine, you can adjust it to 13.5 and 17 inches with ease. The machine is versatile, and you can use different items such as t-shirts, mugs, hats, pad elements, and much more. It comes with a non-stick surface and a detachable cradle made of upgraded aluminum.
It also comes with a swing-away design that allows it to make a 360-degree rotation making it one of the most convenient press machines to use. The machine also comes with an easy to adjust pressure feature and with temperatures that range between 32 and 430 degrees Fahrenheit. Besides all these wonderful features, it also comes with an inbuilt timer and a user manual for those using it for the first time.
What We Like
- Non-stick surface
- Prints on most items
- Adjustable height
- Withstands high temperature
You can use F2C Pro at temperatures of up to 360 degrees without its system malfunctioning. It is durable, easy to use, and has an adjustable system that fits caps, mugs, t-shirts, and hats.
4. ZENY Pro Multifunctional 5-in-1 Heat Press
ZENY 12×15-heat press is a user-friendly multifunctional machine that comes with all the attachments you need for various pressing tasks. Some of the creations you carry out effectively with this pressing machine are on mugs, caps, and anything else that has a curved surface. Some of the most notable features that make it one of the most efficient pressing machines are a multi-spring balance that you can adjust to whatever position you deem fit with you, a digital LED temperature and time control that uses both the Celsius and Fahrenheit scales, and a solid steel frame that makes it durable and sturdy.
It is easy to use presser even for beginners and it affordable. The only downside to this pressing machine is the English used on the instructions manual. Even though it is easy to understand and figure out, the English used in the manual is that of a nonnative English-speaking person.
What We Like
- Digital temperature control
- Multi-spring balance
- Detailed instruction manual
- Works on most items
ZENY Pro transfers images seamlessly on books, caps, and plastics, to name a few. Its digitized system is accurate. Moreover, because of its ease of use, it is one of the best brands for commercial/personal use.
3. Hotronix Fusion 16×20-inch Swing-Away Heat Press
Though this machine is one of the pricier press machines in the market, it is worth its price if you can afford it. The USA made machine is one of the favorite too for many people that do not to tamper with the quality of their creations. It comes with many quality features that make it stand out from the rest. Some of the qualities are its unique swing-away style that allows a remarkable sightline between the garment and the presser, which helps to reduce waste and errors, and a touch screen technology.
Other features include a storage feature, programmed with time limits, and temperatures allowed for most frequent and repetitive projects. It has aluminum cast platens of the highest quality and thickness of Â¾ inches that helps to maximize heat conduction and retention. Compared to other heat press machines, the fusion uses much less manual pressure. The fusion comes with a 5-year warranty on all its major parts and a lifetime warranty on the heating elements.
What We Like
- Good heat retention/conduction
- Aluminum cast platens
- Limited warranty (5 years)
- Touch screen technology
The heavy-duty aluminum platen and steel frame of this swing-away heat press withstand heavy abuse. It also conducts and retains heat well for optimal image transfer and is easy to set up via touch controls.
2. ePhotoinc New Digital Heat 15×15 Press Machine
This is one of the newest models of industrial press machines in the market today. It is affordable, efficient, and ideal for small businesses. The press machine comes in different colors of black, blue, yellow, and red. It comes with a Teflon coated aluminum platen that maintains heat throughout press screening. The machine is affordable, and it comes assembled to make your work easier. All the controls are easy to use, and you can adjust the machine’s pressure easily using the pressure knobs.
An LCD allows you to follow the time and temperature as you do your creations. An alarm is also one of the unique features that come with the machine, and it is always at hand to notify you after the completion of a transfer. The easy to use machine is versatile and can heat press many different items on a flat surface. Some of the most notable items that are perfect for pressing with this machine are t-shirts, plates, bags, mousepads, tiles, and jigsaw puzzles, among many others.
What We Like
- Cost-effective design
- Prints shirts, plates, and tiles
- Pre-assembled design
- Responsive LCD
- Adjustable pressure
The ePhotoinc digital press is one of the best brands for printing on cups, plated, mousepads, and more. It comes ready to use (pre-assembled). Its premium parts, on the other hand, last for years.
1. Double Rotary Manual 6-6 Colors Silk Screen Printing Press Machine
The above screen-printing machine is a product of the popular brand INTBUYING, and it comes with quality features. One of the highlights is its design made in such a way that it saves space and does not cause any problems during transportation. The frame size of the machine is 16 by 20 inches, with a screen frame that is 1.2 inches thick. The all-metal construction of the device makes it sturdy and durable. It is easy to clean and maintain with absolutely no likelihood of any corrosion.
The device also comes with double springs that allow it to hold several weights at the same time. This machine is a newer version of the original 6-6 station printer and comes with better and more advanced features. For those that would want to do precise color matching with the machine, there are small handles that help to move the screen to either the right or left side with ease.
What We Like
- The heavy-duty frame (1.2-inches)
- Space-saving design (12×20-inches)
- Precise color matching technology
- Heavy-duty spring system (double)
This all-metal screen-printing machine is one of the toughest on our list. It fits plates, cups, and hats and has a precise color matching technology that transfers premium images.