Tips for Registering a Challenging 4-Color Print on a Press Without Micros
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.
A Guide to Industry Standard for Screen Print Placements and Dimensions
There’s a lot to consider when talking about print placement on a garment. How tall should it be? Where should it be placed? Don’t worry about having all the answers. Here’s a guide to lining up and sizing popular design placements on garments.
The Best Way to Register Water-Based and Plastisol Screen Prints
Registering a print is a vital piece of the screen printing process. Printers need to make sure that all screens align with each other and have the proper placement on a shirt. Let’s take a look at properly registering single and multicolor prints with plastisol and water-based ink.
Improve Registration and Screen Stability with Side Clamps
Every printer wants to make a quality print. Out of the million ways to achieve a nice print, obtaining perfect registration and screen stability i...
Joystick or Micro Registration? An Extension of Your Personality.
“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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