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Tips for Keeping Your Screen Printing Shop Clean & Organized

If you're not careful about keeping your shop clean, you might be costing yourself time and money!

June 05, 2018 Tips for Keeping Your Screen Printing Shop Clean & Organized

A dirty shop can cause a host of problems: Lint marks in the ink on finished prints, time lost searching for the right can of ink or the right screen, spills that can cause slips, boxes left out that can cause trips, or malfunctioning equipment due to a buildup of dust and debris.

On the Level: The Importance Of Properly Maintained Screen Printing Pallets

While many factors determine the quality of your screen prints, it's especially important not to overlook the condition of your pallets!

May 24, 2018 On the Level: The Importance Of Properly Maintained Screen Printing Pallets

This article was written for Printwearmag.com by Michael Jirasek 

It’s a part of the screen printing press that is known by many names - pallet, platen, shirtboard - to name a few of the more common descriptions. They've been manufactured with a variety of bases: wood, plywood, steel, aluminum and various composites. Some of these are honeycombed, and/or covered with a variety of laminates or rubber, and they come in a variety of sizes to handle everything from tees, children's garments, sleeves and more.

7 Tips for Reducing Turnaround Time at Your Screen Printing Shop

A big part of keeping your customers happy is filling their orders in a timely fashion - here are some tips for doing just that.

February 23, 2018 7 Tips for Reducing Turnaround Time at Your Screen Printing Shop

One of the best ways to keep your screen printing customers happy and returning with additional business is to produce their orders as quickly as you can without sacrificing quality. Reducing your turnaround time is a good way to separate your business from your competition, since many screen printing orders are highly time sensitive.

Key Features to Look for in a Manual Screen Printing Press

Looking to add a manual screen printing press to your screen printing shop? Learn how to choose the perfect model!

October 18, 2017 Key Features to Look for in a Manual Screen Printing Press

If you're reading this, it's time to move up to a larger manual screen printing press, add one to your screen printing arsenal, or replace an older, worn out model.

Which Screen Printing Press Configuration is the Best Fit for Your Screen Printing Shop?

Here's a helpful guide for determining how many colors and stations you need in your screen printing press.

October 13, 2017 Which Screen Printing Press Configuration is the Best Fit for Your Screen Printing Shop?

When shopping for a screen printing press, there are many variables you'll have to take into account. One of the most important decisions to make is how many colors and stations you want.

Equipment Safety Tips for Your Screen Printing Shop

Safety should always be the top priority in your shop! Learn more about best practices for protecting yourself and your workers.

September 28, 2017 Equipment Safety Tips for Your Screen Printing Shop

Are you doing everything you can to keep employees safe in your screen printing shop? While our previous blog shared tips for protecting employee health and safe handling of screen printing chemicals, there's one more danger to consider in your shop: Your screen printing equipment.

Health and Safety Tips for Your Screen Printing Shop

Here are some key tips for maintaining a healthy shop environment at your screen printing business.

September 25, 2017 Health and Safety Tips for Your Screen Printing Shop

Screen printing shops are full of dangers. Screen printers work with flammable substances, toxic chemicals, high-powered heating units and heavy machinery.

Staying on Schedule: Tips for Meeting Deadlines at Your Screen Printing Shop

A busy shop can be an overwhelming place - here are some ways you can stay on top of your orders!

September 07, 2017 Staying on Schedule: Tips for Meeting Deadlines at Your Screen Printing Shop

As a screen printer, you know that customers want their orders filled as quickly as possible with no sacrifice in print quality. Meeting your deadlines is key to keeping your customers happy (and coming back for more business).

Tips for Planning the Perfect Screen Printing Shop Layout

Planning your shop's layout might seem overwhelming, but it'll help you create an efficient, profitable business!

August 25, 2017 Tips for Planning the Perfect Screen Printing Shop Layout

To be truly successful in screen printing, you need to work as efficiently as possible. This doesn't only mean choosing the right equipment for your needs, it also means arranging your equipment and supplies in a smart, organized way.

Essential Supplies and Equipment You Need to Start a Screen Printing Business

Starting a screen printing business can seem overwhelming, but planning for the essentials can make it easier.

July 28, 2017 Essential Supplies and Equipment You Need to Start a Screen Printing Business

If you’ve been thinking about starting your own screen printing business, you’ve likely been wondering just what you need to get your screen printing shop up and running.

How to Choose a Flash Cure That Will Fit Your Screen Printing Needs

July 27, 2017 How to Choose a Flash Cure That Will Fit Your Screen Printing Needs

Flash cure units are a mainstay in nearly every screen printing shop. They’re crucial when it comes to printing a white underbase or when printing abutting or overlapping colors.

Safety Tips for Operating Your Screen Printing Flash Cure

Being complacent with safety in your screen printing shop is a recipe for trouble.

July 18, 2017 Safety Tips for Operating Your Screen Printing Flash Cure

In screen printing, safety comes first. The well-being of your press operators and other employees is often contingent upon their knowledge of and familiarity with the equipment they're using.

How to Find the Perfect Screen Printing Conveyor Dryer for Your Production Needs

There's no shortage of options when it comes time to choose a conveyor dryer. Learn how your ink choice and work rate affects your decision!

April 07, 2017 How to Find the Perfect Screen Printing Conveyor Dryer for Your Production Needs

When you decide to make a go of printing t-shirts for a living, you'll soon realize that in order to produce garments in any significant quantity, you need a conveyor dryer. But there are so many choices, from tiny tabletop models to giant industrial dryers six feet across. How do you know which is right for your shop?

Getting the Most out of Your Screen Printing Flash Cure

Use a flash cure to your advantage and cure prints perfectly without slowing down production.

February 22, 2017 Getting the Most out of Your Screen Printing Flash Cure

When it comes to your screen printing production, a flash cure can either be your best friend or your worst enemy - it can be a big help or it can slow you down. Understanding the different types of flash units and their appropriate uses will help you get the most out of them.

Turning Your Screen Printing Hobby into a Business

Want to get started making money from your screen printing passion? Here are some tips for going pro!

February 08, 2017 Turning Your Screen Printing Hobby into a Business

Screen printing makes an excellent hobby. If you're creatively inclined, making a design and reproducing it on a shirt can be a very satisfying feeling. It's even better when you share your work with friends and family! After awhile, you may find yourself wanting to spread your designs to an even wider audience.



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