While an automatic press can give your shop a big boost, a manual press remains a vital piece of equipment.
May 18, 2017
An automatic screen printing press is an exciting addition to any shop's production floor. Automatic presses speed up production time, so press runs that used to take a day now only take hours. However, screen printing shops that adopt automatics shouldn't be too fast to retire their manual screen printing presses.
For great quality screen prints, you need ink that's ready to do the job - so take some time to prepare it!
May 17, 2017
There are countless screen printing inks that claim to be "ready for use", but in reality almost all inks require some care before they hit your press. Whether you're seeking the right consistency, the right color or a special effect, there are proper ways to get your ink ready for printing.
In order to find the perfect screen for the job, don't just consider what you're printing - consider what machine you're printing with!
May 12, 2017
There's an old adage: "Keep your eye upon the doughnut and not upon the hole". Of course, with screen printing it's sort of reversed, as it's most important to keep your eye on the holes in your screen mesh.
Choosing to print garments that are eco-friendly can help reduce your shop's environmental footprint...and it can help you attract customers!
May 11, 2017
"Green" living has gone beyond a fad and become a part of the modern fabric. While there have been garment brands offering environmentally friendly apparel - and screen printing shops specializing in green printing - for decades, eco-friendly clothing has gone mainstream.