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Why & How to sharpen squeegees

Why & How to sharpen squeegees

Screen-printing companies must make a choice. Ignore the squeegee and suffer the consequences or learn as much as possible about the purpose and use of the squeegee, then profit from their knowledge
Monday, July 31, 2017/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1030)/Comments (0)/
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Print Craft: Apparel Decoration with a Cause

Print Craft: Apparel Decoration with a Cause

This New York organization is paving the way for not one, but two worlds: the print industry and the autism community.


Thursday, July 27, 2017/Author: Anonym/Number of views (911)/Comments (0)/
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Image Washing Out After Exposure?

Image Washing Out After Exposure?

“I’ve been having issues with the image washing out of my screen after exposure. What is causing this, and are there ways I can avoid this?”


Thursday, July 20, 2017/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1139)/Comments (0)/
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DTG: Going in with a Plan

DTG: Going in with a Plan

Preparation is critical when adopting a new technology as unique as digital decoration. 

Tuesday, July 18, 2017/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1153)/Comments (0)/
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Direct-to-Garment Printing Tips

Direct-to-Garment Printing Tips

Use this advice for successful digital printing on light- and dark-colored garments.

The direct-to-garment (DTG) printing process rapidly is growing as a preferred decoration method for many garment printers. The water-based CMYK+ white-ink system requires the right shirt for the best finished product. Gildan® has met this challenge with the Gildan® Softstyle® 64000 adult T-shirt. This garment is manufactured with a high-stitch-density fabric for a DTG-friendly, smooth printing surface.


Wednesday, July 12, 2017/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1229)/Comments (0)/
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How can I avoid separations overlapping on a T-shirt print?

How can I avoid separations overlapping on a T-shirt print?

The first thing I would check on the job is the screen tension. Screen tension has much to say about influencing the registration of images. Typically, low tension is an underestimated culprit of many things. However, the opposite can also apply. If one screen is high tension and the other ones are low, registration can also be out of sync.


Thursday, July 6, 2017/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1416)/Comments (0)/
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How to Guide - Mesh Preparation for Screen films

How to Guide - Mesh Preparation for Screen films

Mesh preparation is the easiest, cheapest and quickest way to improve screen life. This useful How to Guide will show you the best way to maximise stencil adhesion to a mesh which will save you time and money by not having to remake screens that have broken down on the press.


Wednesday, June 28, 2017/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1508)/Comments (0)/
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Magna Colours Expands MagnaAcademy Courses

Magna Colours Expands MagnaAcademy Courses

Magna Colours expands its online course offerings with two new modules in its MagnaAcademy series. The company now offers a class on discharge printing and a course on soft base printing onto light garments. Both courses discuss essential elements of the printing techniques, including artwork selection and artwork separation methods.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1508)/Comments (0)/
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Creating Unique Halftones

Creating Unique Halftones

Different types of halftone dots create value ranges in unique ways that can influence the way artwork appears, and also in the way it prints. So it makes sense to mix things up occasionally, especially if it could enhance your artwork.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1547)/Comments (0)/
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PRODUCT FINISHING EQUIPMENT - Q&A with John Murray, M&R Product Manager

PRODUCT FINISHING EQUIPMENT - Q&A with John Murray, M&R Product Manager

PRODUCT FINISHING EQUIPMENT - Q&A with John Murray, M&R Product Manager
Considering adding product finishing (folding, labeling, and packaging) to your business? John Murray provides some answers to questions you should be asking.
Thursday, June 15, 2017/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1705)/Comments (0)/
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