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HTVRONT Auto Tumbler Heat Press Machine

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The newest machine from HTVRONT is the auto tumbler heat press and it could be a great addition to your craft room. Let’s look at what this machine can do.

This product was gifted to me by HTVRONT, all opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links, view my disclosure policy.

HTVRont auto tumbler heat press machine

What is a tumbler press?

A traditional heat press, like the HTVRONT auto heat press, is an easy to use machine that allows you to set a specific time and temperature for pressing designs onto blanks.

You would use a heat press to add HTV to a shirt, or sublimate a coaster. Check out my full review of the auto heat press and learn more about this type of machine.

A hat heat press is a curved heat press and a solid base to help add HTV or sublimation ink to any type of hat.

finished shirt on HTVRont auto press drawer

The tumbler press is a clever type of machine with a very specific use. This type of heat press applies even heat to a circular object in order to sublimate designs onto blanks.

These work with mugs, tumblers, glasses and any other drink wear that is safe for heat and sublimation.

HTVRONT auto tumbler heat press machine

There are a lot of options out there when it comes to both heat presses and tumblers presses. When looking for the right one for your projects consider the diameter you’ll need, as well as the maximum temperature and time.

I prefer an auto press that opens and closes with the touch of a button, I also like a machine that is easy to use and doesn’t take up much space. HTVRONT fits my needs very well.

What is sublimation?

A tumbler heat press is used in the process of sublimation. Learn all about sublimation and make your first project with me.

Sublimation allows you to infuse a printed design into a compatible blank that is permanent and won’t peel, flake or fade. The design is smooth, you cannot feel any ridges like you can when applying HTV or adhesive vinyl to a blank.

sublimation ornament with heat press

You will need sublimation ready tumblers, mugs and drinkware along with special printed designs and of course a tumbler press to get started.

Sublimation playlist on YouTube

My favorite place to find sublimation designs ready to print is Creative Fabrica. I pay a small monthly subscription for unlimited access to designs, fonts and even classes. I can download and print what I need anytime I want.

Creative Fabrica deal

Overview of HTVRONT auto tumbler heat press

Let’s take a look at the features of this auto tumbler heat press.

  • Simple and easy to use. If you are familiar with this company’s auto heat press, you’ll notice the buttons are the same. A power button. A time and temperature button, as well as a plus and minus to set each. Then a start button, the machine opens and closes automatically.
  • Clean and modern. This press comes in white or teal and is sleek and compact. Unlike other tumbler presses this one is low profile and fits in nicely with my office decor. There is no handle making it much smaller than others.
sublimation glass cup with tumbler heat press

The tumbler press can heat up to 390 degrees fahrenheit and it can run anywhere from 1-600 seconds. It will accommodate straight sided drinkware from 10 oz – 30 oz with a diameter of 7.5 -8.5 cm.

In the box you’ll find the machine, a pair of gloves, heat proof tape and simple instructions. Be sure to watch the video in the post to see a project completed with this tumbler heat press.

If you are looking for a simple, easy to use tumbler press definitely check out this one from HTVRONT. The regular price is $299, keep an eye out for sales and bundles, I share them on Instagram when they come up.

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