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Dye Sublimation Paper Quality

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Dye Sublimation Paper Quality

Looking for better quality on final dye sublimation product? Watch this video from SGIA to make sure you sublimation paper is right for you!   Suggested Products TexPrint R Dye Sublimation Paperfor Ricoh TexPrint XP Sublimation Paper

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Set Up and Register a 5 Color Screen Print Job in Under 5 Minutes

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Does setting up multi-color jobs frustrate you, and make you tired before you even get to the first print? Here at Lawson, we have put together some videos in order to show you how to set up multi-colored jobs quickly and accurately. In these videos, watch Brian Lang set up a 5-color screen print job in under 5 minutes using the Lawson Registration System (SSR).This on-press registration guide system is compatible with automatic and manual presses. It dramatically minimizes set-up time and eliminates the frustrating process of registering multi-color jobs. If you print t-shirts using plastisol, water-based, or any other...

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Top 5 Reasons to Use a Plastisol Ink Catalyst

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Plastisol ink catalyst is great addition to your screen printing operation. Here are our top 5 reasons why.   Plastisol ink catalyst is great addition to your screen printing operation. Here are our top 5 reasons why. Add to a standard plastisol ink when printing on Nylon Jackets. You'll need the addition of a catalyst in order to achieve a chemical bond between the ink and the nylon. If no plastisol catalyst is added to the ink, the ink may adhere, but only slightly, and any mechanical abrasion will cause the ink without catalyst to rub off the nylon. Furthermore,...

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The 10 Commandments of Automation

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The 10 Commandments of Automation

Thou shall automate! Follow these 10 easy steps for successful screen printing automation.     Keep It Simple Ask Lots of Questions Bigger and Faster is Not Always Better Read the Instruction Manual Hands-On Training and Continuing Education is Critical Trial-and-Error is Actually Your Friend Keep Spare Parts on Hand Learn the Off-Contact Principle Always Treat People, and Your Automatic with Respect Plan, Prepare, Proceed and Produce  

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Squeegee Basics

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Squeegee Basics

Are all squeegees created equal? The answer is No. Are all squeegees created equal? The answer is No. What’s so important about a squeegee? Well, if you are a screen printer, this tool is what makes your decorating discipline of choice work. It is one of the most important tools for screen printers, yet it may also be one of the least understood. Many in this profession wonder why there are so many different squeegee types, and they may not know how to choose the correct one for their needs. Following are a few tips on what to look for:...

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