The 10 Best Swing Away Heat Presses In 2022

A swing away heat press is a type of heat press that swings away from the substrate after the transfer is complete. This allows the operator to easily remove the substrate. Swing away heat presses are typically used for large items, such as T-shirts or sweatshirts.

Which Are The Best Swing Away Heat Presses From Our Choice

If you don’t have enough time, check out this shortlist of the best swing away heat presses and choose the one you like the most.

10 Best Swing Away Heat Presses People Love In 2022: In Depth Features

Bestseller No. 1
VEVOR 12X10 Inch Heat Press Dual Digital Heat Press Machine 650W Swing Away Heat Press T-Shirt Sublimation Printer Transfer 360 Degree Rotation for DIY T-Shirts
  • Precise Control: LCD screen display with easy-to-operate buttons makes this heat press 12x10inches machine simple to set desired time and temperature as needed. An audible alarm automatically beeps when the job is done, and the element will stop heating immediately.
  • Extraordinary Quality: The Teflon-coated platen is non-stick and stable, preventing scorch and edge curling. Come with thermal insulation cotton, a 4-mm thick thermostable insulation sponge to improve the transfer effect.
  • 360° Swing Away: The swing arm of this heat press is fully rotated 360 degrees, allowing the heating element to move to the side. The t-shirt press swing-away style protects you from potential burns over the hot platen and provides a complete view of your layout.
  • Adjustable Pressure: The round-shaped design of our adjustable spring plate is beneficial to distribute pressure evenly across the entire plate. Accompanied by labor-saving handles and adjustment knob, the pressure can be applied directly and easily downwards to enhance the quality of transfer further.
  • Multiple Application: With a 12"x10" heat platen, the heat press machine for t shirts provides a large surface to transfer onto flat surfaced items. Suitable for applying letters, numbers, and patterns onto T-shirts, garments, bags, mats, jigsaw puzzles, etc.
SaleBestseller No. 2
VEVOR Heat Press Machine, 12X15 Inch 6 in 1 Combo Digital Multifunctional Sublimation Heat Transfer Machine, 360 Degree Rotation Swing Away Heat Press for Printing T Shirts Hat Mug Cap Plate 1050W
  • Precise Digital Control: LCD screen display with easy-to-operate buttons makes it simple to set desired parameters as needed. Equipped with the audible alarm, which reminds the machine of stopping heating when the set time and temperature are reached.
  • 360° Swing Away Feature: The swing arm is fully rotated 360 degrees, allowing the heating element to move to the side, reducing the chance of accidental contact. Making the pressure to be applied directly & evenly downwards enhances the quality of transfer further.
  • Adjustable Spring Plate: Adjustable spring plate can be replaced with different accessories, such as mug press, cap press, easy and simple to assemble. The round-shaped design is beneficial to distribute the pressure evenly.
  • User-Friendly Details: The upgraded handles are more labor-saving & stable. Come with 2 layers of thermal insulation cotton, a 4-mm aluminum silicate paper insulation, and a 10-mm thick thermostable sponge to improve the transfer effect.
  • 6-In-1 Versatile Kit: With a 12" x 15" (30 x 38 cm) large heat platen, the shirt press machine uses Teflon-coated platen, non-stick & stable. Suitable for applying letters, numbers, and patterns onto caps, T-shirts, cups, plates, etc.
Bestseller No. 3
VEVOR Heat Press Machine, 15x15in 8in1 Heat Press, 800W Sublimation Machine, 360° Rotation Swing-Away Heat Press, Dual-Tube Heating Printing for DIY T-Shirts Cap Mugs (Black)
  • DIGITAL CONTROL & DISPLAY: The new version of Vevor heat press is equipped with a precision digital display controller with built-in dual-screen display, easy to operate & control. Unique silicone keys feel comfortable and easy to press! Press (+/-) to switch ℃ and °F at will.
  • DUAL-TUBE HEATING: Unlike ordinary single tube heating, our heat press 15x15 adopts the latest double-tube heating technology. That makes the temperature difference is only about 5 ℃ between the center and the edge. But the old-fashioned heating tube is more than 10 ℃. Heating more evenly.
  • 360° SWING AWAY Swing: Swing arm of this heat press is fully rotated 360°, allowing the heating element to move aside and reducing accidental contact. Full-range pressure-adjustment knob allows better controlled pressure, making the pressure to be applied directly & evenly downwards enhances the quality of transfer further.
  • HIGH-SECURITY PERFORMANCE: Thanks to the new heat press use of two layers of insulation technology, the surface temperature is only about 50-70℃, when the working temperature reaches 210 ℃,which is safer and more reliable to avoid being scalded! But the traditional shirt press machine's temperature can reach 70-100℃.
  • 8 IN 1 VERSATILE KIT: VEVOR new heat press with a 15x15" (38x38cm) large heat platen, the 8 in 1 heat press uses Teflon-coated platen, non-stick & stable, and it effectively prevents scorching during thermal transfer. Suitable for applying letters, numbers, and patterns onto caps, T-shirts, mugs, plates, aluminum pots, etc.
Bestseller No. 4
VEVOR Heat Press 15x15, Upgraded Heat Press Machine 5 in 1, Anti-Scald, Fast-Heating, Swing Away Digital Control Multifunction Heat Press for Sublimation Combo for T-Shirt Hat Cap Mug Plate
  • 5 in 1 Heat Press Machine: In addition to one 15x15 Heat Press Machine for Tshirt, the VEVOR multifunctional heat press has 4 attachments: 6 "x3" Cap Press x 1pc, 3.5" Mug Press x 1pc, 8" Plate Press x 1pc and 10" Plate Press x 1pc. It is suitable for shirts, hoodies, banners, mugs, hats, plates, tiles, mouse pads and other flat items. It can be applied to ceramics, glass, cotton, linen, nylon, etc. A great choice for DIY use or small business to realize your inspiration in everyday life!
  • Pro Heating System: Built-in the latest double pipe fast heating technology distributes heat quickly and evenly without missing any edges. Two layers of insulation pads for effective heat retention. Compared to ordinary heat presses, these configurations make the VEVOR Pro multifunctional heat press 50% better at maintaining temperature and uniform heating.
  • Upgraded Anti-scald Cover: The revolutionary composite sustainable material top cover achieves an incredible reduction in surface temperature to 120°F and is not easily scratched. This greatly reduces the risk of scalding and increases safety in use, even at home.
  • More Precise Control: Using silver alloy electrical contacts, the high precision sensors for timer and temperature are 50% more sensitive than conventional ones. 30-410°F / 0-210°C temperature range; temperature setting units can be converted between Celsius and Fahrenheit. 0-999s timing range; timer allows you to set a countdown function that automatically sounds an audible alert when work is complete. So responsive to every interaction, it makes you feel at ease.
  • 360° Rotation: The reinforced aluminum swivel allows for smooth operation and high durability with 28% increased corrosion resistance compared to a regular metal swivel. The swing-away design facilitates safe movement of the heating element and reduces the risk of burns to the user while ensuring that the scalding effect is intact. It is also easy to inspect the heat press parts for disassembly and cleaning.
  • Power: 1200W; Voltage: 110V.
SaleBestseller No. 5
Pro 5 in 1 TUSY Heat Press 15x15, Swing Away Heat Press with Digital Control, Industrial Heat Press Machine for T-Shirts, Hats, Bags, Mugs, Plates
  • 【PREMIUM QUALITY】 TUSY heat press platen is covered by teflon thus helping to prevent you from burning and and protecting your vinyl. No need for a separate silicone/teflon sheet. Thickened silicone pad and sponge pad ensure more flat and even pressing because of their good elasticity.
  • 【SWING-AWAY DESIGN】 Full-range pressure-adjustment knob allows better controlled pressure. 360 degrees rotation of arm moves the heating elements safely. Because it can be adjusted according to different items, optimizing the transfer effect and avoiding unexpected accidents.
  • 【BETTER CONTROL BOARD】 LCD displays show time and temperature (in Fahrenheit or Celsius alternatively) to provide you with precisely control of time and temperature. Time Control: 0-999 seconds, Temperature Range: 32-482 degrees F, Power: 1100 W
  • 【15x15 HEATER PLATE】 Larger size t shirt press machine provides a large surface transfer onto flat surfaced items. It can transfer colorful pictures and characters of sublimating and dissolved printing ink onto ceramics, glasses and textiles such as cotton, flax, chemical fiber, nylon, etc. If you have ANY problem, PLEASE feel free to contact us. We’ll reply within 24H.
  • 【5 IN 1 HEAT PRESS】 Heat press 15x15 (38x38cm), Mug press sublimation 3"-3.5" (11 oz), Hat press 6"x3" ; Plate press #1: Diameter (max) 5 & Plate Press #2: Diameter (max) 6", ideal for pressing t shirts, mugs, hats, plates, caps, bags, mouse pads and other flat items
Bestseller No. 6
VEVOR Heat Press Machine, 15 x 15 Inches, Fast Heating, 360 Swing Away Digital Sublimation T-Shirt Vinyl Transfer Printer with Anti-Scald Surface, Canvas Bag, Pillow, Banner, ETL Listed, Blue
  • Multiple Usage: VEVOR 15" x 15" heat press is versatile to transfer images on shirts, hoodies, trousers, pillows, bags, table mats, ceramic tiles. A great option for DIY uses or small business purposes, realizing your inspirations in everyday life!
  • Pro Heating System: Built-in latest dual-tube fast-heating tech distributes edge-to-edge heat quickly and evenly. Up to 50% improvement of the temperature consistency for more uniform heating and better shirt printing effect with two layers insulation pads!
  • Precise Control: With silver alloy electrical contact, high-precision temp sensor features 50% stronger sensitivity than traditional ones. Audible automatically beeps when digital sublimation transfer is done. Every interaction so responsive, making you feel at ease.
  • 360° Swing Away: Reinforced aluminum alloy rotating shaft allows smooth operation and high durability, increasing 28% corrosion resistance compared to common metal. The t-shirt press swing-away style protects you from potential burns over the hot platen and provides a complete view of your layout.
  • Upgraded Anti-scald Cover: Revolutionary composite sustainable material top cover incredibly reduces the surface temperature to 120 °F, also less prone to scratch. Low scalding hazard for your security.
Bestseller No. 7
TOPDEEP Heat Press 15x15 Inch 5 in 1 Heat Press Machine, Swing Away T Shirt Pressing Machine Digital Control, Multifunction Heat Press Transfer Machine Sublimation Combo for T-Shirt Hat Cap Mug Plate
  • 👕 Premium Quality Heating Plate -- TOPDEEP Heat Press Machine 15x15 equiped with advanced die-cast aluminum heating plate with non-stick Teflon-coated surface, It effectively prevents scorching during the heat transfer process. This coating is heat resistance, easy to clean, and can make printing more steady. Two bonus teflon sheets can protect your vinyl, clothes while working. The bottom thickened silicone pad and sponge pad ensure more flat and even pressing.
  • 👘 5 In 1 Combo Heat Press Machine -- 5 in 1 Heat Pres Machine include: 15x15 Heat Press Machine for Tshirt x 1pc ; 5.5"x 3" Hat press x 1pc ; 11oz Mug press x 1pc; 5" Plate Press x 1pc ; 6" Plate Press x 1pc. This heat press comes with a 3-year warranty. Lifetime technical guidance and support. Any problem, contact with us on Amazon message, customer service will reply in 12 hours.
  • 👚 360° Rotation and Guide Rail Design -- With a fully rotated 360 degree swing-away and bottom guide rail design, allows the heating element to be moved safely aside, reducing the chance of accidental contact, also make it easy to replace the plate press and hat press. The bottom strong base and top pressure knob make it more stable when using, this heat press machine provides a full range press directly and evenly, guarantees the quality of finished transfers.
  • 👒 Precise Digital Control -- LCD Digital control box show time and temperature Fahrenheit or Celsius ) to provide you with precisely control of time and temperature. 30-450 °F / 0-250 °C temperature range; 0-999s timer range; Temperature will maintain a constant level once the preset time is reached; Stop heating when set temperature is reached; Sound alarm will be issued when time completed; Dissipate heat and automatically shut off when overheat, ensuring your safe use.
  • 👗 Wide Range of Uses -- T shirt pressing machine combo can be used for T-shirts, caps, ceramic plates, hats, ceramic tiles, mugs, coasters, mouse pads, jigsaw puzzles, lettering and other flat items. Suitable for ceramics, glasses and textiles such as cotton, flax, chemical fiber, nylon, etc. Different sizes of mug presses in the package could meet different transfer demands for you. Adaptable to your various individual needs.
SaleBestseller No. 8
VEVOR Heat Press Machine, 15 x 15 Inch, 6 in 1 Combo Swing Away T-shirt Sublimation Transfer Printer with Teflon Coated, Accessories Included, ETL/FCC Certificated (Color and model may Vary)
  • 【PRECISE DIGITAL CONTROL】- LCD screen display with easy-to-operate buttons makes it simple to set desired parameters as needed. Equip with the audible alarm, which reminds the machine of stopping heating when the set time and temperature are reached.
  • 【360°SWING AWAY FEATURE】- The swing arm is fully rotated 360 degrees, allowing the heating element to move to the side, reducing the chance of accidental contact. Making the pressure to be applied directly & evenly downwards enhances the quality of transfer further.
  • 【ADJUSTABLE SPRING PLATE】- Adjustable spring plate can be replaced with different accessories, such as mug press, cap press, easy and simple to assemble.
  • 【USER-FRIENDLY DETAILS】-The upgraded handles are more labor-saving & stable. Come with 2 layers of thermal insulation cotton, a 4-mm aluminum silicate paper insulation, and a 10-mm thick thermostable sponge to improve the transfer effect.
  • 【6-IN-1 VERSATILE KIT】- With a 15" x 15" (38 x 38 cm) large heat platen, the shirt press machine uses Teflon-coated platen. Suitable for applying letters, numbers, and patterns onto caps, T-shirts, cups, plates, etc.
Bestseller No. 9
SHZOND Heat Press Machine 12 x 10 Inch 360 Degree Swing-Away Heat Press 5 in 1 Multifunction Sublimation T Shirt Press Machine Transfer Printer (5IN1)
  • The heat press machine equipped with large 12" x 10" transfer element,2 in 1 digital LED controller. Digital control box can be set temperature according to the demand (Degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius alternative), it stops heating when preset temperature is reached. Preset required time and sound alarm will be issued when time completed
  • Heat press wattage: 900W. Temperature range 32 - 430 Fahrenheit degree (0 - 250 Centigrade).Fahrenheit and Celsius scale are selectable. Timer control: 0 - 999 seconds
  • 5 in 1 heat press machine adopts full 360-degree rotation and swing-away design, allows the heating element to be moved safely aside, reducing the chances of unexpected accidents.full range pressure, via adjustment knob, can be adjusted according to the thickness of the material. The detachable lower platform, easily exchange to other elements.
  • It can be used for T-shirts, caps, ceramic plates, ceramic tiles, mugs, coasters, jigsaw puzzles, lettering, other misc. fabrics & materials. It can transfer colorful pictures and characters of sublimating and dissolved printing ink onto ceramics, glasses, and textiles such as cotton, flax, chemical fiber, nylon, etc
  • This 5 in1 Heat press machine includes Hat/Cap Press 6"x 3"( curved ). Mug Press 3"-3.5" diameter. Plate Press #1 5" max diameter. Plate Press #2 6" max diameter. Note: The film on the mug presses is used to protect the mug presses. Please remove the protective film before use.
Bestseller No. 10
VEVOR 15x15 Heat Press Machine, Heat Press 2-in-1, 360 Degree Swing-Away Heat Press Digital Precise Heat Control, Multifunctional Heat Press Machine for T-Shirt Hat Cap
  • 2 In 1 Heat Press: The two large heating pads, 15 x 15 in / 38 x 38 cm flat platen and 5.5 x 3 in / 14 x 7.6 cm curved cap platen, adopts silica-gel and sponge. Both deliver a quicker heating speed and a better transfer effect. A soft heating liner is applied for accommodating various kinds of materials. It can also reduce unpleasant smells during operation.
  • Digital Control Board: This heat press is equipped with a precise control panel, helping you accurately regulate the temperature and time. After finishing heating, the machine will automatically sound an alarm to remind you to take out the items. Temperature Range:32 - 430℉ / 0 - 250 ℃; Time Control: 0 - 999 seconds; Power: 1500 W; Voltage: 110 V.
  • Teflon Insulation Coating: Revolutionary Teflon material reduces the surface temperature making it feel pleasant on the skin. Hence, it's less prone to cause a scratch. This kind of coating also lessens the risk of adhesion between clothes and platen, ensuring an excellent transfer result.
  • 360° Rotation Arm: This swing-away machine can smoothly rotate 360 degrees with a flexible base that can be pulled back and forth. Outfitted non-slip rubber grip also offers you a comfortable user experience. Simply adjusting the mats tightly to fit the materials, offers great heating effects.
  • Easy to Use: VEVOR 2-in-1 sublimation machine is perfect for making gifts for friends and family. You can create T-shirts, pillows, bags, phone cases, caps, hats, etc. Quickly transfer colorful pictures and characters onto textiles such as cotton, cloth, HTV, ceramics, glasses, fabrics, flax, fiber, nylon, etc.

What To Look For Choosing The Best Swing Away Heat Presses

Before choosing a swing away heat presses, you should take the following considerations into account.

When purchasing a swing away heat press, it is important to read the reviews before making your purchase. A swing away heat press is a great way to create prints without having to waste time on a traditional printing process. Additionally, these machines are often more affordable than traditional printing machines.

Related Frequently Asked Questions

Is Swing Away Or Clamshell Heat Press Better?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on the specific application and goals of the heat press. Swing away heat presses are typically used for faster, easier pressing than clamshell heat presses. They are also less expensive to operate.

Why Is A Swing Away Heat Press Better?

A swing away heat press is better because it has a movable arm that allows you to move the press closer or further from the Hot Heat Zone. This makes it easier to hit the target area with your punches or kicks.

How Much Space Do You Need For A Swing Away Heat Press?

You will need about 1.5 sq ft of space for a swing away heat press.

Which Type Of Heat Press Is Best?

A heat press is best for pressing food because it allows for a high level of heat treatment that results in a consistent shape and size of the products.

Conclusion

Swing away heat presses are perfect for quickly and easily printing out large quantities of printing documents. They are also great for use in small labs and classrooms.

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