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    July 10, 2020 Sage Larson

    How To Screen Print With Plastisol Heat Transfers

    Screen printing heat transfers can seem daunting but in reality, it’s actually fairly simple. If made properly, plastisol heat transfers can last almost as long as a screen prints and can be much easier to apply in certain scenarios. Here are a few ways screen printing your own transfers can help your business.
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  • the infrared bulbs on a flash unit
    June 26, 2020 Sage Larson

    Ensuring Proper Ink Curing

    Curing your prints is one of the last steps of the screen printing process, but it is one of the most important steps. Ink needs to be cured properly so it sets into the garment. If the ink does not cure fully, it will crack, fall apart, and not last for long. Printers use either heat guns, heat pressesflash dryers, or conveyor dryers to cure inks. Let's take a look at how each curing device works.
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  • The Heat Press, Every Printer's Secret Tool
    January 8, 2020 Sage Larson

    The Heat Press, Every Printer's Secret Tool

    Every screen print shop needs a heat press. Every. Single. One. Why would you even need a heat press in a shop? Many reasons, like special orders, curing options, and smoothing techniques.  CONSISTENT, LOW-QUANTITY ORDERS Sometimes, you'll get sporadic, random orders. A plumbing...

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  • Teflon Sheet
    December 18, 2017 Amy Roberts

    Teflon Sheet Uses in Screen Printing

    Teflon sheets should be on your must-have list if you are a screen printer. They are a great tool for protecting your shirts when using a heat press, and also for helping fix printing mistakes that might occur from too thick of an ink deposit or fibrillation from a tricky shirt.  Take a look at […]

     

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  • Heat Press
    July 13, 2017 Amy Roberts

    A Heat Press is a Great Addition to Any Screen Printing Shop

    A heat press is an amazing addition to any screen printing shop. Having a heat press on hand can make your job a lot easier in a variety of different printing situations. This type of press is great for when you are doing onsite event printing. With a heat press, you only have to take […]

     

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