A Guide to Selecting the Right Heat Press for Your Screen Print Shop
Heat presses are a great addition to any shop. They can do so much more than just heat press transfers. A heat press can flash and even cure garments, handle foil, and so much more. Having a heat press in a shop is a no-brainer. But which one should you invest in? Buckle up, we’re about to find out.
Everything You Need to Know About Printing with Plastisol Ink
New screen printers should start printing with plastisol ink. It's more forgiving than water-based ink and it's much easier to achieve proper cure. Even though printing plastisol is more straightforward, there are many techniques to print the ink for various processes. We've created a collection of videos and blogs that explain how to print with plastisol ink in different situations.
How to Create Your Own Plastisol Heat Transfers
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.
How to Screen Print Multi-Color Plastisol Heat Transfers
Heat transfers are useful for many reasons. You can use transfers for live events, brand shirts with neck labels, and for customers who order in low volume but order consistently over time. Creating a one-color transfer is a simple process. Things get complicated when you add multiple colors. In the video, print expert Colin Huggins walks you through how to create the best multi-color plastisol heat transfers.
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.
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, ...