Hotronix® Heat Press Power Platen™

No more scorched garments.

Reduce the risk of scorch marks on heat-sensitive fabrics with this heated lower platen with built-in heat printing pillow. Available in 4 sizes, each controlled by one interchangeable digital controller (sold separately). Order one or more sizes, plus a controller, or save with a full set of Power Platens and included controller.

Compatible with 40cm x 50cm Hotronix® Auto Clam, MAXX® Clam, and Air FUSION heat presses. (Not compatible with Hotronix Fusion or draw presses). 

Hotronix Power Platen


  • Applies heat from below, reducing the heat needed from the upper platen, eliminating scorching on heat-sensitive fabrics
  • Insulating properties keep bottom of platen cool-to-the-touch when changing
  • Fully Threadable when used with a Heat Press Caddie
  • Eliminates the need to pre-heat garments and promotes a quicker bond between adhesive and fabric, reducing production time
  • Reduced upper platen temperature protects delicate embroidery and appliqué from overheating, helping them retain their full dimension.
  • Reduces the risk of dye migration on polyester substrates

Application Instructions

  • Lower platen temperature: 150°C
  • Upper platen temperature:120°C
  • Time: 10 seconds
  • Pressure: Medium (#5 on Hotronix machines)

The below application instructions have been successfully tested on polyester with the following materials*:

CAD-CUT® Premium Plus™

CAD-CUT® Glitter


* Other brands of heat transfer vinyl should be tested before being included in production.

This Power Platen will be launching in early 2019. To be one of the first to see it, visit us on stand C30 at Printwear & Promotion Live 2019.

Hotronix Power Platen Family