Sublimation and Vinyl Freesub P3800 Flat Heat Press - 38 x 38cm

Sku: DS-HP-P3800

In Stock: 4 available

$619.30
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Press it your way with the new 38cm x 38cm flat press from Freesub, the first ever customisable heat press to be sold by Ceramicraft. 

One of the latest additions to the range of heat presses at Ceramicraft. The new 38cm x 38cm flat press manufactured by Freesub is a powerhouse for pressing flat substrates, and it includes a blank aluminium panel (and magnet backing) which can be personalised and attached to the top of the pressing arm, allowing you to add your own personalised touch to your press. 

But that's not all! The new 38cm x 38cm press also includes the following features and upgrades:

  • A new control box with soft touch silicon buttons and new mode and product count functions,
  • New dual-channel heating element for improved temperature consistency across the pressing surface,
  • Suction cup feet for added stability,
  • A new spring loaded top arm which improves the ability to apply uniform pressure during operation,
  • New slide out lower printing plate which makes positioning and removing your projects a breeze

Product Specifications:

  • Model Number: P3800-R
  • Temperature Range: 0-200°C
  • Plug: Insulated 10A Power Plug (Complies with Australian Standards)
  • Package Dimensions: 75cm x 75cm x 47cm
  • Package Weight: 30kg
  • Warranty: 12 Months
  • Colour: Red
  • Pressing Surface: 38cm x 38cm


Please Note:
This machine comes with a bracing bar attached to prevent the drawer from sliding out during transport. This bar is not needed when the machine is use, but is handy to keep hold of when relocating your machine.

Operation instructions: Please refer to the resource and/or learning tab or owner’s leaflet for instructions on how to operate this heat press.

Looking to expand the range of blanks you can sublimate with this product or need a replacement part? Take a look under the 'parts' tab to view the range of compatible parts and accessories for this machine.

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Great Heat Press
5
I researched a lot before deciding on a heat press.  I found the team super helpful and I'm loving my machine,   Auto opening and the pull out draw were a major factor for me to get this machine, plus being a Perth company.
From: Corien Ridley | Date: 22/07/2023
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Fantastic Press
5
This is a brilliant press, and so east to use. Once you get the settings right it's just plain sailing. I highly recommend this press
From: Rosemarie Shord | Date: 09/07/2023
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Heat press 38 x 38 cm
4
Very good machine, strong and sturdy. The pull out tray takes less space and auto open function is a plus
From: Talifolau Koto | Date: 15/08/2022
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Excellent Heat Press - One Year Review
5
I’ve been using this heat press for nearly a year now. I believe I was one of the first to purchase this machine from CeramiCraft.

First, let me start with Customer Service. This was spot on. Before purchase the friendly staff were more than pleased to answer all of my questions, some of which were silly; me being a newbie and all. After purchase they bent over backwards to ensure my freight costs to Queensland were as low as possible and arrived undamaged in a timely manner. They were also very helpful in those first few weeks. The instructions from the manufacturer weren’t very detailed, but the staff were happy to make a short video to help me with a problem I was having with the magnet not engaging (more on that in a moment).

As for the machine itself I’m very impressed. It looks great in bright red and comes with a magnetic strip that you can print on and attach to the topside of the closing arm of the unit. It is a nice touch. The machine is of solid construction which makes it a little heavier than I was expecting. However, that’s not an issue for me.

The slide out lower printing plate is an excellent feature. I’ve seen some clamshell presses that don’t open very far. This makes placing and positioning you substrate and transfer very difficult without getting burnt. No such problem with this press. You simply slide out the plate and you’ve got all the room in the world. I haven’t been burned once (touch wood).

The heating platen seems to have quite a good even temperature across the whole plate. I’ve used a infrared thermometer to check the platen at various points, except for the very tip of each corner and about 5mm along each edge, the temperature range was no more than 3 degrees on the 4 tests I carried out. This give the press a very respectable (in my humble opinion) 37x37cm effective printing area. The one issue though is that it is very important that the platen is level across your substrate. This means adjusting the black knob every time you change substrates. I’ve found this to be particularly important for thicker solid materials (plaques, tiles etc...).

Issues: The only issue I’ve had with this machine in nearly 12 months of use was that the magnet wouldn’t automatically engage sometimes. This meant it wouldn’t stay closed and the timer wouldn’t start, rendering the machine practically useless. I immediately contacted CeramiCraft and they were a big help. They got me to film what I was doing and send it to them. They then replicated the fault on their unit and sent me a video workaround. All this was within 24hrs. It involved adjusting the black knob to ensure the magnet had good contact. This however made it difficult to sometimes get even pressure across the substrate. Then quite by accident I found a better solution. If you lower the arm and the magnet doesn’t automatically engage, simply press the “+” on the controller unit and this manually engages the magnet. Extremely simple and I haven’t had a problem since.

The only other thing to mention is the mysterious small black square shaped metal rod. For weeks and weeks I was trying to work out where it it. In the end I contacted CeramiCraft who contacted the manufacturer, only to find out that it’s a rod used to stop the bottom plate from sliding during transport. It isn’t needed at all for daily use. Although, I’d suggest you keep this rod as it may be useful if you move the press around.

All up, this press does everything I need with simplicity and efficiency. It is solid, reliable and well priced. The customer service from CeramiCraft has been exceptional. I can highly recommend this product from Freesub and CeramiCraft.
From: Earl Henderson | Date: 18/05/2021
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p3800 flat heat press
5
It is an exellent press. have used it now for about 2 months and have had no issues at all. it is a very well made unit.
thanks ceramicraft
From: gazal said | Date: 18/03/2021
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p3800 flat heat press
5
It is an exellent press. have used it now for about 2 months and have had no issues at all. it is a very well made unit.
thanks ceramicraft
From: gazal said | Date: 18/03/2021
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Love it
5
Absolutely love this heat press. Pull out base is super handy, auto open is fantastic. All round good quality, definitely worth the money
From: The Crafty Birch | Date: 17/03/2021
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Love this press
5
Very easy to operate.  Great that it has the auto open when finishes pressing.  Glad I got the larger pressing area. 👍
From: Megan Black | Date: 20/02/2021
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Great Item
5
Wonderful press, easy to use. The transport company didn't handle the package well and parts of it were broken when it arrived. The customer support from Ceramicraft was awesome and extremely helpful, the sent a replacement of the broken part immediately. I cannot recommend this press and the company highly enough.
From: Togs 4 Mutts | Date: 23/12/2020
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P3800 Heat Press
5
Great Heat press super easy to set up and use and quiet big for making jumpers and shirts.
From: K8 Global SA | Date: 26/08/2020
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