Category: Business

TOP 35 PRINTS OF 2019

Happy NEW YEAR! We are so grateful for all of our amazing customers and we wish you nothing but happiness, joy, success, and peace in 2020. This post is revealing our TOP 35 prints of 2019! If you would like us to feature your prints of 2019 PLEASE comment below. As always, we want to […]

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How to Create Halftone Dots in Photoshop

How to Create Halftone Dots in Photoshop Halftone dots are present in magazines, newspapers, as well as screen printed garments. If you look at an image on a newspaper it will seem as though it is continuous. However, if you look even closer, you’ll now realize it is actually thousands of tiny dots. These dots […]

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5 New Videos Curing Fusion 180 Ink with a Flash

5 New Videos Curing Fusion 180 Ink with a Flash Curing Fusion 180 Ink with a flash will save you both time and money. READ HOW: 1. SAVE MONEY: –LABOR When you flash cure each press only needs two people. One person to load and one to offload onto a table. -GAS BILLS When you […]

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Mesh Formulas to Know for Screen Printing with Halftone Dots

Mesh Formulas to Know for Screen Printing with Halftone Dots In order to select the right mesh for the correct job it should depend on the type of ink you use, garment you print on, and the artwork that needs to be printed onto the garment. Basic Recommendations: 30 Mesh: Glitter Ink 60 Mesh: Athletic […]

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How to Avoid Pinholes

How to Avoid Pinholes What are Pinholes? Pinholes occur as a result of no degreasing or improper degreasing. Dust, lint, oils, and chemicals on your screen will cause pinholes. Pinholes are small transparent dots that are present on printed garments and appear for the first time on your screens after exposure. They open up in […]

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15 Essential Artwork Terms to Understand That Are Specific to the Screen Printing Industry

    15 Essential Artwork Terms to Understand That Are Specific to the Screen Printing Industry Artwork in the screen printing industry is also defined as “screen art”. Screen art is created and set up for the screen printing process. In a future post, I will write the process in order to set up your […]

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5 Fabrics Low Temperature Ink Adheres to…

5 Fabrics Low Cure Ink Adheres to… (NEW Screen Prints Below!) Low temperature ink cures at a 240 degrees Fahrenheit to 260 degrees Fahrenheit depending on the garment you are printing on without a catalyst. Lowering the dryer temperature enables you to screen print on all fabrics from polypropylene and nylon to cotton and 50%/50% […]

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5 Steps for Prepping a Screen

5 Steps for Prepping a Screen Background: Prepping a screen involves several variables from selecting the proper mesh count and mesh thread diameter to choosing the right screen tension.. Follow these five steps to guarantee quality, industry level results every time. Step 1: Proper Mesh Count The proper mesh count is determined by the garment […]

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25 Promotional Products to Add for Back-to-School

25 Promotional Products to Add for Back-to-School Needs Adding promotional back-to-school products is an excellent idea, as this will allow customers to shop at one location for all of their needs. From sports teams to pep rallies the demand for products with their school mascot or logo on the items is there. Now is the […]

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Squeegee 101

Background: Squeegee is a tool with a flat, smooth rubber blade utilized to push screen printing ink through the mesh onto the garment you are printing on. Squeegee’s can control the release rate, remove excess ink, and shear the ink. This tool is essential for sharp print edges. Tips: 1. Maintenance: The wrong squeegee or […]

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