Total Eclipse of the Print  | Screenprinting.com

Total Eclipse of the Print

Robb Cummings
On a day when the skies turned dark, our Texas team found themselves in the perfect spot to witness the awe-inspiring solar eclipse. But it wasn't just the celestial spectacle that captured our hearts; it was the joy of sharing our passion for screen printing with the community.
Screen Printing Into Overdrive with the Riley Hopkins 360  | Screenprinting.com

The Legacy Continues with the Riley Hopkins 360

Josh Valencia
Imagine a screen printing press that blends the traditional screen printing with modern versatility. Say hello to the Riley Hopkins 360 Screen Printing Press with Standard Arms. This new screen printing press addition to the Riley Hopkins line up is the perfect companion for printers who honor the past while eagerly embracing the flexibility needed to conquer today's printing challenges. Designed for the printers who appreciate the value of tradition and the power of versatility, this press is a testament to the enduring legacy of quality and reliability.
Print Your Passion Anywhere with the Screen Printer Starter Press  | Screenprinting.com

Print Your Passion Anywhere with the Screen Printer Starter Press

Josh Valencia
Ever dreamt of whipping up your own custom tees, totes, and more from the comfort of your space? Meet the Screen Printer Starter Press—your new go-to in the DIY screen printing game. Perfect for craft enthusiasts, DIYers, small studios, and print shop owners looking to sprinkle a personal touch on their creations, this nifty, compact gadget is a total game-changer.
How to Create Your Own Plastisol Heat Transfers  | Screenprinting.com

How to Create Your Own Plastisol Heat Transfers

Josh Valencia

Screen printing heat transfers can seem daunting but in reality, it’s 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 like decorating hats, neck labels, names for sport apparel, and more. 

Let's walk through the basic components and process of screen printing your own heat transfers.

Simple Steps to Keep Your Print Shop Tax Exempt  | Screenprinting.com

Simple Steps to Keep Your Print Shop Tax Exempt

Josh Valencia
Imagine buying screen printing supplies and not having to pay taxes. What a dream, right? If your screen printing business is a registered LLC, that dream can be a reality. To learn more about what tax exemption is and how to obtain it, continue reading.
A Checklist of Equipment & Supplies Needed to Start Screen Print Shop  | Screenprinting.com

A Checklist of Equipment & Supplies Needed to Start Screen Print Shop

Josh Valencia
Ready to start screen printing? It's a big jump, but it's so worth it. To build your shop, you will need to obtain some equipment and supplies. Our Sales and Success Team put together a handy check list of everything you should consider investing in your future shop.
Tips to Printing on Waterproof Garments with Wilflex Epic Hugger Catalyst  | Screenprinting.com

The Secret to Printing on Waterproof Nylon Garments

Sage Larson
Printing on nylon is a struggle. Many variables and differences in the material can make print jobs difficult. Once you get the process right, it’s a cinch. Jonathan Overmeyer at Golden Press Studio walks through how to print on nylon windbreakers using their original shirt design.
Graphics Pro Expo 2023: Here’s What You Missed  | Screenprinting.com

Graphics Pro Expo 2023: Here’s What You Missed

Jacelyn Wedman

Imagine this: you walk into a conference center in Portland, Oregon, finding yourself surrounded by creative entrepreneurs just like you. On your left, a stunning print on a t-shirt catches your eye. That can’t be screen printed, can it? You walk over to check it out. A team member hosting the booth walks over to chat with you. It’s Mark, the sales rep you’ve spoken to dozens of times on the phone. You’re finally getting to meet him in person. You chat for a while, and Mark finds a shirt in your size of that amazing design you were admiring. 

But did you imagine it at all? Nope, it was real! And it happened just a week ago, at Graphics Pro Expo (GPX) 2023. Here’s the scoop on the trade show.

Tips for Registering a Challenging 4-Color Print on a Press Without Micros  | Screenprinting.com

Tips for Registering a Challenging 4-Color Print on a Press Without Micros

Jacelyn Wedman
Printing multi-color designs is a skill all printers need. White single-color prints are a screen printer’s bread and butter. A multi-color design takes skill, tight registration, and a bit of patience. Generally, printers use presses with micro-registration to help them get the best registration possible without a headache. A press without micros can get the job done, too. Print enthusiast, Jamie wanted to push the limits of the Riley Hopkins 150 4x1 press with a 4-color blended design.
Lee Stuart Tells All on the Riley Hopkins 250 Lee Stuart Edition Combo  | Screenprinting.com

Lee Stuart Tells All on the Riley Hopkins 250 Lee Stuart Edition Combo

Jacelyn Wedman

Have you seen the all-new Riley Hopkins 250: Lee Stuart Screen Edition Printing Combo? It features equipment — Riley Hopkins 250 6x4 Press and Multi-Station Press Cart — you’ve come to know and love with a Lee Stuart-sized update. 

To talk about this collaboration — and print some shirts for the first 20 orders of the combo — Lee Stuart joined CEO Ryan Moor and President Brandon Schmunk live on Instagram. Let’s take a look at their conversation.

What's the Difference Between the Riley Hopkins 250 and 300 Presses?  | Screenprinting.com

What's the Difference Between the Riley Hopkins 250 and 300 Presses?

Jacelyn Wedman
Ready to step up your screen printing game? Whether you’re printing in a spare room, garage, or commercial space, a press upgrade can jumpstart your shop. Beginner presses like the Riley Hopkins 150 are perfect for learning the ropes. But eventually, you may find yourself wanting more printheads, stations, and upgraded manual press technology. There are two options in the Riley Hopkins press line: the 250 and 300. Which is best for you? Let’s break it down.
Best Practices to Keep Your Screen Printing Platens in Great Shape  | Screenprinting.com

Best Practices to Keep Your Screen Printing Platens in Great Shape

Jacelyn Wedman
When you take care of your platens, you’ll be able to keep them around longer without having to replace them. Platens can be expensive, so you’ll want to replace them as little as possible. So how do you take care of those precious platens? Here are a few best practices to get the most life out of your platens.