Why Gold Foil Popping your prints with gold foil transfers is a great way to spice up your shirts for the upcoming holiday season. The flash of the foil will not only help your shirts get noticed, but will also increase the value of your shirts. Gold foil transfers are easy to do when you […]
November 29, 2017 Amy RobertsRead now
Squeegees are one of the most important parts of screen printing. Without a squeegee, you can’t screen print. They flood the screen, push or pull the ink, and help transfer the design from the stencil to the garment. Squeegee mechanics seem pretty simple, but there is actually a lot that goes into choosing the right […]
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June 9, 2017 Kaitlyn IngramRead now
The newest addition to the Riley Hopkins family, the Riley 500, is the perfect step between a manual press and an automatic press. Lighter and faster than other manual presses, without the price and space commitment of an automatic press, combined with some of the best features from both, the Riley 500 was created with […]
June 5, 2017 Kaitlyn IngramRead now
And what happens if you touch it? Ever wonder why you shouldn’t touch the bolt that says “don’t touch this” on your Riley Hopkins press? You know, aside from the obvious warning. We know, it’s like the big red button – you just have to push it to find out what it does! So, instead […]
May 31, 2017 Kaitlyn IngramRead now
Choosing a press is a big decision, and it’s easy to get overwhelmed in the process. When evaluating presses, here are three questions you should ask yourself: 1. Manual press or automatic press? In other words, how many shirts are you planning to print? If you’re planning to just print by yourself, start a small […]
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May 24, 2017 Kaitlyn IngramRead now
Are you new to screen printing? Don’t know where to start? Or maybe you already have a shop and want to expand? The information out there can be overwhelming! How do you know which screen printing kit is right for you? Let’s break it down. DIY Kits: If you are just getting started in screen […]
March 8, 2017 Ryan MoorRead now
“Should I get joystick or a micro registration print heads?” This has been a hot topic for Riley Hopkins manual screen printing press fans since he released the Joystick option with his WIN line of presses back in the late 90’s. A lifelong artist and doodler, Riley actually invented the Joystick Registration system during a […]
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January 23, 2017 Ryonet CollaboratorRead now
Hey there! My name is Ryan Cassidy and have the pleasure of working with screen printers like you everyday from our sales and success team floor. I get a lot of questions about screen registration and would like to share some tips and videos so you can get those screens locked into place! Let’s get […]
August 16, 2016 AR DepartmentRead now
There are a few different kinds of screen printing presses you can choose from, but most individuals and smaller businesses start with a manual press. Driven by man-power, manual screen printing presses allow you to have hands-on control over your ink, squeegee pressure and other elements of your printing. They are some of the most […]
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