The RyoFlash is a great quality affordable flash dryer. This 16" x 16" version features almost 1600 watts of power. The flash dryer is simply and effectively constructed to ensure the least amount of problems and the longest lifespan. It has a 10 foot power cord with plug, stand and casters for easy maneuverability around the shop.
This low cost setup satisfies the basic requirements for start ups or can serve as a backup system. The RyoFlash does not have an indicator light or on/off switch. However, it usually warms up in about 10-15 minutes and you can easily tell if its on or off by simply feeling under the flash for warmth. Also a heavy-duty power strip can be added easily to suffice as an on/off switch.
Most flash dryers in this price range use coil elements like you would see in an oven. An infrared element uses a panel with hundreds of wires flowing through it to provide consistent heat throughout the heating area. A coil element only emits heat from one coil so you have very hot spots and very cool spots, which doesn't result in a constant cure.
With fewer parts there are fewer things to go wrong. The RyoFlash doesn't have an on/off switch, but can easily be plugged into the wall or hooked up to an industrial power strip to turn on and off. There is some assembly required, but with a few bolts you have a flash that's ready to be put to work. If a one year warranty seams short, picture this: the element used in this flash dryer is the same element used it BBC's high end series. These elements have been used in thousands of shops throughout the world; the quality and longevity speaks for itself and dwarfs any manufacturer's warranty!