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Learning the Basics of DTG Printing: 5 DTG Myths Debunked

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Learning the Basics of DTG Printing: 5 DTG Myths Debunked

Learn the truth of five of the most common misconceptions about DTG printing. Learning the Basics of DTG Printing: 5 DTG Myths DebunkedThere is a lot of misinformation around direct-to-garment (DTG) printing. Getting the facts about DTG tshirt printing and what the machines can and cannot do is very important. Much of the bad information you hear is based on old information that used to be print back when DTG printers first came out over 10 years ago. Think back to any technology 10 years ago compared to what we have now to realize how important it is to have...

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How to Set Up the Best Screen Printing Darkroom: Key Factors in a Screen Print Screen Room

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How to Set Up the Best Screen Printing Darkroom: Key Factors in a Screen Print Screen Room

Set up the best darkroom for screen printing by following this simple how to guide.  How to Set Up the Best Screen Printing Darkroom: Key Factors in a Screen RoomA key to running a successful screen printing business is properly setting up your screen room, also known as a darkroom. A good screen room and darkroom helps increase production, reduces consumable costs and minimizes labor expenses. You want to go through all the different stages of screen creation as efficiently as possible. Having a good workflow where you go from imaging and burning frames, to developing and washing them out,...

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Troubleshooting Beginner Screen Printing Mistakes

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Troubleshooting Beginner Screen Printing Mistakes

After reading this guide you should be able to troubleshoot some of the most common screen printing problems. Troubleshooting Beginner Screen Printing Mistakes: How to Fix Common Screen Printing ErrorsBeginner screen printers face a lot of challenges and have a lot of questions about how to fix mistakes that happen when screen printing. Issues include problems like prints washing out, dye-migration/bleeding and spot flash drying are all on-press problems that can be easily overcome. Here is a list of 10 of the most common printing problems beginner screen printers face when screen printing with plastisol ink and how to fix...

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Six Benefits Why Every Screen Printing Shop Should Use a Computer-to-Screen (CTS) Machine

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Six Benefits Why Every Screen Printing Shop Should Use a Computer-to-Screen (CTS) Machine

Six (6) Reason why your screen printing shop sohould use a Computer-to-Screen (CTS) Machine. Six Benefits Why Every Screen Printing Shop Should Use a Computer-to-Screen (CTS) MachineComputer-to-Screen (CTS) technology allows screen printers to produce the best screen for printing. Upgrading away from your old laser or inkjet printer to a CTS has numerous benefits. Whether you are a large screen printer with 10 automatics, or only print manually, here is a brief list of reasons why adding CTS just makes sense.1. Labor Savings -The labor savings is two-fold. First, it saves time for your graphic artist. Using CTS eliminates the...

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How to Increase Revenue Without New Customers

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How to Increase Revenue Without New Customers

Tips to help you generate more revenue without having to use paid advertsing or look for new customers. How Screen Printing & DTG Shops Can Increase Revenue Without New CustomersThere are a few different ways that screen printing and direct-to-garment (DTG) print shops can increase revenue. It can be expensive to advertise and generate new customers, so knowing some of the best ways to increase sales (revenue) from your existing customers is vitally important. Use these tips to help you increase your revenue without new customers.Upselling If you have not heard of upselling before, it is the suggestion of premium...

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