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Hot Fix Tools for Rhinestones

 

Using a Hot Fix tool or a Heat Press require that you purchase Hot Fix Rhinestones, Nailheads, pearls, etc... Which means the items come with glue on their underside. Read more about methods of applying rhinestones. Hot fix application of rhinestones on fabric is more permanent than gluing (this is how T shirts are made). The draw back for those who apply stones individually is that it is more time consuming and a bit tougher to do.

Applying rhinestones individually can be made with a wand type tool that has tips that fit the various rhinestones. See the article how to use a Kandi Kane.

For production purposes, transfers are made and a heat press is used to apply the transfer to the material. (some folks use their irons to accomplish the same) See the article: How to Apply Heat Transfers. To create transfer you would need tacky tape or transfer paper.

Select the tabs below for various hot fix tools:
We carry two types of individual rhinestone hot fix applicators. BeJewelers Pro and Crystal Crafter.

BeJeweler Pro (by Creative Crystal)

BeJeweler Pro Hot Fix Rhinestone Setter

The BeJeweler Pro rhinestone setter is a great all around tool for hot fixing rhinestones. It comes with 6ss (2mm), 8ss (2.5mm), 10ss (3mm), 16ss(4mm), 20SS (5mm), 30SS(6mm), and 34SS (7mm) rhinestone tips, and a flat tip for nail heads. Each of the tips is etched for easy selection. It includes a a wire cleaning brush to keep the tips clean and a tool stand.  This rhinestone hot fix setter is a very good tool for those who do a lot of heat setting at a reasonable price.

--$28.95


Kandi Crystal Crafter

Kandi Crystal Crafter

Made for the hobby crafter, comes with 6SS, 10SS, 16SS, 20SS, and 34SS tips, 4mm flat tip and 9mm flat tip...plug and play! It also comes with a stand.

The Crystal Crafter is good for light weight stoning, but in our opinion, too light weight to successfully mount 34SS stones ...takes too long! But a good buy for the money.

--$16.95

 

 

None of the Rhinestone Hot Fix applicators come with a 12ss tip.
Those can be purchased separately.
In addition we carry Replacement Tips.

$2.25 each

There are other similar tools on the market at hobby stores.
The tips are universal, so If you need a replacement tip our tips should work.

Tacky Tape or Transfer Paper

 

Tacky Tape
 

We bring Highest quality Transfer paper to make Iron On transfers, 12 1/2" wide, sold by the running yard. Has white, waffle backing, our choice for transfer production. Has the perfect tack to hold stones in place...not too much, not too little.

See how to make your own heat transfers for complete instructions on its.

 

Acrylic Transfer Paper (Tacky Tape) by the Yard

Maximum Cut yards sold 20 yards increments

 

Price -- $3.00/Yard + plus freight (see below)

 

NOTE:

To protect the tacky /transfer paper we need to ship it in a tube or a box.
Shipping charge for the tape starts at $11.30
Tacky tape does NOT qualify for free shipping promotion.

 


Silicon Transfer Paper (Tacky Tape) by the Roll

New by the Roll. Silicone transfer paper, Higher Tack than Acrylic Tape. Superior for mass transfer production and high count stone transfers.

12.5" x approx 109 yards.

$177.99
Ships INDIVIDUALLY BY UPS Ground, Continental US ONLY, Signature Required

 

Do you want to learn about how to make Rhinestone Transfers? Click Here

 

Jet Press Heat Presses

Jet Press 12
  • Platen Size - 9 x 12
  • Swing out Action
  • 375 degrees

 

This heat press is inexpensive, simple to operate heat press without Bells and whistles. NO heat or pressure adjustment. Great small press for the hobby-minded, or light-weight cottage industry

JP12 Heat Press

$279.00 plus Ship - FOB Massachusetts, Shipped UPS Ground


Jet Press 14 - BEST Value
  • Platen Size - 12 x 14
  • Swing out Action
  • Has temperature and pressure adjustment

 

This heat press is our choice for the light commercial and cottage industry. Easy to use. Great if you need a heat press for light jobs that would be just short of commercial duty.

Lifetime warranty on heat platen, 1 year on all other parts. Pressure and Temperature adjustments. This press is newly designed, has a very substantial swing post (same as the DK20S) and allows hand placement of stones without danger of hitting platen with hands…no burns! And, will handle thicker medium to heat set to…plaques, etc.

JP14 Heat Press

$495.00 plus ship - FOB Massachusetts, Shipped UPS Ground

Commercial Equipment - DK Series

Professional DK16 and DK20

The DK Series is the perfect fit for Commercial setups. These units have high resale value, are quality heat presses, fully adjustable, solid units. The only difference is the size of the platen. The 14X16” platen is the most popular Press for rhinestone applications. Either unit will need its own 115V circuit to operate. (You don’t have to rewire your shop or home, but you cannot operate anything else on that circuit while using the heat press…it will trip your circuit breaker. Check your circuit breaker box to make sure that you have at least 15 Amp circuits (the DK20 should have a 20Amp circuit breaker for safety)

  • Fully digital Temperature control
  • Automatic Digital Timer
  • Digital Pressure/height gauge
  • Opens up to 110 degrees for full access to table
  • Teflon-coated 3/4" thick heat platen, programmable, number of presses records

 

The difference between the DK16 (14 x 16) and DK20 (16 x 20) is the size of the platen.

DK16 and DK20

DK 16 Professional 120V/1500W, 120lbs --$1,075.00
Plus Ship - FOB Massachusetts, Shipped UPS Ground

DK 20 Professional 120V/1500W, 150lbs --$1,325.00
Plus ship =- FOB Massachusetts, Shipped UPS Ground


DK20S Commercial Swing Press

The DK 20S features all of the commercial DK presses features plus:

  • Swing away Action
  • Interchangeable tables
  • Accommodates up to 1" thick materials
  • Platen 16 x 20.
  • Teflon-coated 3/4" thick heat platen, programmable, number of presses records

DK20S

DK 20S Professional 120V/1800W, 150lbs --$1,575.00
Plus ship - FOB Massachusetts, Shipped UPS Ground


DK7 Commercial Cap Press

The DK7 have the same features of the DK series however they are designed to handle sports hats / caps and hat bills.

DK7

DK7 - Single CAP, 120V/350W, 48 lbs --$595.00
FOB Massachusetts, Shipped UPS Ground

DK7T - Twin CAP, High Production --$900.00
Plus Ship - FOB Massachusetts, Shipped UPS Ground


DK Digital Combo UnitDCShirt

The Digital Combo is a multipurpose swing-away heat press featuring interchangeable platens and tables. The photo features the shirt unit.

All units are FOB Massachusetts:

Digital Combo 14 X 16" DC 16, 1500 W, 120 lbs, with shirt head --$1,295.00 + ship

Other Attachments available: (plus ship)

Mug attachment....$400.00, Plate attachment.....$250.00, Cap attachment.....$300.00



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