Insta 158 Digital Auto-Release Clamshell Heat Press 15" x 20"
Insta 158 Digital Auto-Release Clamshell Heat Press 15" x 20"

Insta 158 Digital Auto-Release Clamshell Heat Press 15" x 20"

Product code: Insta158

Regular price $1,830.00
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Insta 158 Digital Auto-Release Clamshell Heat Press

Ideal for Heat Transfer Application & Direct-to-Garment Printing.

Insta’s Model 158P Digital Auto Release heat press offers one of the major benefits of an automatic machine – the auto-open feature – in the lightweight, lower cost, ergonomic design of a manual clamshell heat press. The Model 158P meets the demands of today’s busy retail environment and is also a practical solution to use as a post-curing agent for the expanding digital direct-to-garment marketplace.

*This product is excluded from all promotional discounts and offers.


Following in the tradition of Insta’s reputation for quality, the Model 158P maintains the ergonomic, compact clamshell style of the Model 138 – and in addition, boasts a time maximizing auto-release feature. After the operator closes the machine, the Model 158P will automatically open once the pre-set time has elapsed. This allows the operator to maximize his/her time while the transfer is dwelling, without having to worry about burning the garment.
• Time maximizing auto open feature without the use of an air compressor.
• Protective heat shroud.
• Adjustable pressure control.
• Integrated digital controller which features controls for time, temperature (Fahrenheit or Centigrade) & cycle counter.
• 60˚ machine opening is designed for easy placement & removal of garments.
• Warranty – Lifetime warranty on the upper heating element, 1 year on parts & 90 days on labor.
DEPTH: 30"
WIDTH: 16"
POWER: 120 volt – 1750 Watts, 14.6 Amps
230 volt – 2200 Watts, 9.6 Amps
PLATEN SIZE: 15” x 20” standard (38.1x 50.8 cm)
Additional accessory platens available for purchase – 6”x 6”, 6”x 9”,
6”x 15” & 10”x 15”