Equipment & Supplies — Screen Printing

What to Know About Specialty Platen Options

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What to Know About Specialty Platen Options

Custom screen printing can be easily acheieved by choosing the correct screen printing platen for the job. What to Know About Specialty Platen OptionsScreen printing is one of the most versatile methods of decorating. Whether it is t-shirts, koozies, hats, or jackets, screen printers have an amazing ability to customize a variety of items for their customers. Being able to print all of these items does require some specialized platens (also called pallets). These specialty platens are easy to install and interchange on your manual or automatic screen printing machine. Here is a breakdown of the most popular specialty platens...

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An Introduction to Hybrid Garment Printing

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An Introduction to Hybrid Garment Printing

The screen printing industry is undergoing a transition for how to print garments, its called Hybrid Printing. What is Hybrid Printing and the Digital Squeegee:An Introduction to & Why You Should Add Digital Hybrid Printing to Your ShopThe screen printing industry is undergoing a transition for how to print t-shirts, hoodies and other garments. The rise of customer preferences for customization and personalization created demand and market for smaller printing runs. Direct to Garment (DTG) successfully fills this lucrative market for one off-prints and limited production. While some of these DTG printers are stand alone shops, screen printers have successfully...

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Emulsion Problems: Freezing Emulsion

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Emulsion Problems: Freezing Emulsion

It is important to be able to visually recognize screen printing emulsion that is no longer good and usable. How to Handle Screen Printing Emulsion Problems: Freezing & Freeze-Thaw EmulsionScreen printers are constantly troubleshooting their screen printing supplies, including how to handle freezing and freeze-thawed emulsion problems. Getting a shipment of screen printing emulsion can be stressful during the winter, especially for shops in the colder parts of the country because certain emulsions are ruined if they freeze. The various types of emulsions - Diazo, Dual-Cure, Photopolymer, Capillary and Films - all have different freeze-thaw properties. Some are able to...

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Paper Screen Print Numbering Stencils

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Paper Screen Print Numbering Stencils

Screen printing team uniforms and jerseys is a great market for silk screen shops. How to Easily Screen Print Numbers Using Paper Numbering StencilsPrinting for a youth or adult sports league can mean repeat business. A lot of athletic printing for recreational leagues is a simple 1 or 2 color job. These leagues always want the front printed with a logo and the name of the league. A great way to up-sell your services is to put individual numbers on the back. Screen Print Number Stencils are simple and economical paper stencils. It requires no special screen printing machine or...

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New Screen Printing Equipment Starter Kits

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New Screen Printing Equipment Starter Kits

Lawson Screen & Digital Products champions over the screen printing industry by Making It Simple. Lawson’s Screen & Digital Products Introduces New Equipment PackagesHaving begun pioneering screen printing machines in 1949, Lawson remains the first choice for garment decorators looking to start up a screen printing business. In an effort to provide more choices, Lawson recently announced a brand new lineup of new screen printing starter kits.When starting or growing your t-shirt printing business, Lawson is the partner you can count on. As a company of people who care, Lawson is a family business that strives to treat you like...

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