Vastex RedFlash – Hi/Low Control – Advanced Screen Printing Flash Dryer


Introducing the Vastex RedFlash™, a cutting-edge flash dryer designed to revolutionize your screen printing experience. With its innovative features and robust performance, the RedFlash™ series guarantees outstanding results with every use.

The RedFlash™ stands out with its ultra-slim 2.75-inch (7 cm) head profile, making it one of the most compact flash dryers in the market. The built-in cooling fan not only ensures the outer surface remains safe to the touch but also creates an air curtain, maintaining consistent temperatures for edge-to-edge print consistency.

Equipped with user-friendly digital controls, the RedFlash™ offers precise heat adjustment from zero to 100%, enabling repeatable results and effortless monitoring with diagnostic indicator lights. Its high-capacity solid-state relay guarantees long-term reliability for uninterrupted service.

With power-packed performance, the RedFlash™ comes in two size options: the 18-inch (46 cm) square unit with a 2,600-watt/240V heater or an optional 3,500-watt/240V heater, and the 18 x 24-inch (46 x 61 cm) unit with a standard high-output 3,500-watt/240V heater. Expect exceptional performance with each use.

Customizability is at your fingertips with the RedFlash™. You can easily adjust the temperature digitally, modify the heat shield, and fine-tune the head height and level for seamless printing.

Experience unparalleled efficiency with the RedFlash™, boasting a high wattage and close coil density heater, along with a cooling fan and air curtain that ensures edge-to-edge uniformity for flawless prints.

Designed with convenience in mind, the RedFlash™ features an air-cooled outer skin, heavy-duty side handles, and locking casters for easy mobility and positioning.

Get ready to accelerate your screen printing process as the RedFlash™ flashes plastisol ink in an impressive 7 to 10 seconds, saving you valuable time and boosting productivity.

For ultimate reliability and peace of mind, the Vastex RedFlash™ comes with an exceptional 15-Year Heater Warranty. Trust in Vastex’s decades of expertise and innovation to elevate your screen printing business to new heights with the RedFlash™, your go-to flash dryer for top-notch results.



Key Features of the Vastex RedFlash™:

  • Digital Heat Control: The RedFlash™ comes equipped with a digital heat control system, allowing precise temperature adjustments for consistent and repeatable results.
  • Casters Included: The flash dryer comes with casters, making it easy to move and position in your workspace, providing enhanced convenience and mobility.
  • 15-Year Heater Warranty: Enjoy long-term peace of mind with a remarkable 15-year heater warranty, ensuring the durability and reliability of your flash dryer.
  • 3-Year Bumper to Bumper Warranty: The RedFlash™ is backed by a comprehensive 3-year bumper to bumper warranty, providing complete coverage for added assurance.
  • 360° Rotating Head: The head of the flash dryer can rotate 360°, allowing for efficient and flexible positioning during the screen printing process.
  • User-Friendly Diagnostic Pilot Lights: The RedFlash™ features diagnostic pilot lights for simplified monitoring and troubleshooting, making it easy to identify and address any issues.
  • Heavy-Duty Side Handles: Convenient heavy-duty side handles are integrated into the design, ensuring easy handling and maneuvering of the flash dryer.
  • Low Profile 2-3/4 in. (7 cm) Head Height: The RedFlash™ boasts a low-profile head height, allowing it to fit seamlessly into your workspace and saving valuable space.
  • Adjustable Height: The flash dryer offers adjustable height settings, enabling customization to suit your specific screen printing requirements.
  • Low-Cost Maintenance: With cost-effective maintenance, the RedFlash™ minimizes operating expenses, allowing for efficient and economical printing operations.
  • Vented Heat Shield: The flash dryer features a vented heat shield, providing even and uniform heat distribution for impeccable curing results.
  • Anti-Rust Treatment on All Painted Steel: The RedFlash™ is built to last with anti-rust treatment on all painted steel components, ensuring durability and longevity.

The Vastex RedFlash™ is designed with precision and user-friendly features to elevate your screen printing process. From its digital heat control to its rotating head and low-profile design, this flash dryer offers efficiency, reliability, and exceptional performance for top-quality prints. With extended warranties and low-cost maintenance, the RedFlash™ is a reliable and cost-effective solution for your screen printing needs.

Available in three models, the Vastex RedFlash™ offers versatility and power for your screen printing needs:

  1. RD-18-240: This model features an 18-inch (46 cm) square design with a robust 2,600-watt/240V heater, providing efficient and reliable flash curing for your prints.
  2. RD-18-240-HO: Designed for high-output performance, this model also has an 18-inch (46 cm) square configuration but comes with a powerful 3,500-watt/240V heater, ensuring rapid and consistent flash curing.
  3. RD-1824-240: For larger printing projects, the RD-1824-240 offers an 18 x 24-inch (46 x 61 cm) heating area combined with a high-output 3,500-watt/240V heater, catering to your need for versatility and productivity.

Each model requires specific receptacles for operation:

  • RD-18-240 requires a NEMA 6-15P receptacle.
  • RD-18-240-HO and RD-1824-240 require a NEMA 6-20P receptacle.

With its diverse range of models and required receptacles, the Vastex RedFlash™ allows you to choose the perfect flash dryer to suit your screen printing requirements. Whether you opt for the standard model or the high-output version, you can trust in the RedFlash™ series to deliver reliable and efficient flash curing for exceptional print results.


Technical Specifications

Technical Specifications for the Vastex Red Flash RD-18-240 and RD-1824-240:


  • Heater Warranty: 15 Years
  • Bumper to Bumper Warranty: 3 Years
  • Heater Size: 18″ x 18″ (46 x 46 cm)
  • Controls: Digital percentage timer
  • Unit Warm-Up Time: 6 min.
  • Heater Wattage: 2600 or 3500 Watt Heater
  • Electrical Specs (Included Plug):
    • 240V/11A/2600W NEMA 6-15P
    • 240V/16A/3500W NEMA 6-20P


  • Heater Warranty: 15 Years
  • Bumper to Bumper Warranty: 3 Years
  • Heater Size: 18″ x 24″ (46 x 61 cm)
  • Controls: Digital percentage timer
  • Unit Warm-Up Time: 12 minutes
  • Heater Wattage: 3,500 Watts
  • Electrical Specs (Included Plug):
    • 240V/16A/3,500W with NEMA 6-20P plug

Please note that both models operate on 50/60 Hz for all units. Some models may require a dedicated electrical line for optimal performance. The Vastex Red Flash RD-18-240 and RD-1824-240 offer various wattage options, allowing you to choose the perfect fit for your screen printing needs. With extended warranties and reliable performance, these flash dryers ensure consistent and efficient curing, providing exceptional results in your screen printing projects.

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