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A Closer Look at Your Screen Printing Business Finances

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A Closer Look at Your Screen Printing Business Finances

Using this guide while examining your business will help ensure your business is a success. A Closer Look at Your Screen Printing Business FinancesThe most successful t-shirt printing shops have a strong business plan. Whether you are starting a new screen printing business, or are already managing a shop, understanding the industry's financial aspect is important for being successful. During COVID, it is especially important to know your screen printing operating expenses. To make sure you are making smart financial decisions, use the following guide to begin examining your business plan.Is your screen print business set up properly? Many small...

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Understanding How Plastisol Ink Works

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Understanding How Plastisol Ink Works

A non-science guide to understanding how plastisol screen printing ink works. Understanding How Plastisol Screen Printing Inks Works:A Non-Science Technical GuideHaving an understanding of how screen printing plastisol ink works helps in achieving a great looking screen print. This guide to plastisol ink formulation is designed to provide you with a general understanding of how the ink is made, and with the chemistry behind proper curing (fusion). By understanding the basic components and how heat cures, or dries, plastisol ink, you will get a creamier ink that is easier to print and a better looking final product.The two main ingredients...

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Running Electricity to New Screen Printing Machines

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Running Electricity to New Screen Printing Machines

Basic questions and guide for how to start running electricity to your new screen printing machine. A Guide to Running Electrical Power for New Screen Printing Machines and Conveyor Tunnel DryersAfter you’ve made the exciting decision to purchase your first automatic screen printing machine or to upgrade your conveyor tunnel dryer, you need to think about running the proper electrical power for your new screen printing equipment. Here are some questions and guidelines to follow to help you get started.Do You Have Single Phase or 3-Phase Power? The first step is to understand the incoming power to your building or...

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DTG Printing Frequently Asked Questions

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DTG Printing Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to frequently asked questions about direct-to-garment printing. Your Definitive Guide to Direct to Garment Printing:Frequently Asked QuestionsThere is a lot of different information regarding Direct to Garment (DTG) printing in various places online. It can be hard to cut through what is a sales pitch and what is genuine information. We have looked through all the various practices, user guides, and forums so you can get the most out of your direct-to-garment printer. Here is a compilation of the frequently asked questions (faqs) regarding buying, using and maintaining a DTG printer. Then, we asked experts with experience using...

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How to Manage Your Business During Downtime

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How to Manage  Your Business During Downtime

Seven suggestions for how to manage your time when business is slow. Seven Things Screen Printers Can Do With Your Downtime:Things All Size Print Shops Can DoWith the novel Coronavirus causing big changes in both the economy and our everyday lives, many screen printers are left with the question of what to do with our time now that the new “business as usual” is anything but. Keeping yourself busy provides a good distraction and will help you be ready for when things return to normal. It might seem dire now, but business will pick back up, events will start happening...

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