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The Race Starts Here With an Equipment Only Package

The Race Starts Here With an Equipment Only Package

Sometimes it’s best to start with the basics. If you like the freedom of choosing your own supplies but don’t want the hassle of picking big-ticket items, or you’re not sure what to buy for your shop, check out the equipment only packages. In just a couple of clicks, you’ll be ready to go. Whether you’re just starting out or looking to upgrade, do it with the right equipment. 

WHY SHOULD I GET AN EQUIPMENT-ONLY PACKAGE?

It’ll save you time and effort, but still give you the freedom to customize your shop. Securing top-notch equipment means you have the liberty to pick whatever supplies you need like emulsions, inks, squeegees, chemicals, etc. With three different equipment-only packages to choose from, you’ll get the best deal possible on equipment that’s right for you. 

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WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT PACKAGES?

No matter what level of production your screen printing business is, the shop packages will equip you with the best equipment. These packages come with high quality tools designed to level up your shop. 

THE KIT FOR BEGINNERS

an exposure unit, press, and flash dryer

Ready to start a screen printing side hustle? Check out the Riley Hopkins 150 Kit. It’s perfect for printers who are new to screen printing. The kit includes the Riley Hopkins 150 4 color 1 station press, a Ryo Flash Dryer, and a UV aluminum exposure unit. 

THE PRESS

If you’re looking to dive into the world of screen printing, the Riley Hopkins 150 press is perfect for you. Stronger than a DIY press yet simpler than a Riley Hopkins 250 press, the Riley 150 will produce stellar prints without hurting your wallet. One amazing feature of the press is the ability to change out platens. This means you can print so much more than just T-shirt designs. Whether you’re starting an Etsy shop, printing for a local business, or live printing, the Riley 150’s durability and versatility will give you a strong foothold in the industry and the opportunity to expand your brand.

THE RYOFLASH

Every successful print shop needs a flash dryer. The dryer has a ten-foot power cord and is mounted on casters, so you can move it around the shop to fit your needs. The RyoFlash is also fitted with an infrared drying element instead of coils, improving drying efficiency. 

THE UV ALUMINUM EXPOSURE UNIT

With the UV Aluminum Exposure Unit, you can burn crisper images than with halogen bulbs or a photo light. Using the foam pad that comes with the unit, you can create the positive pressure needed to sandwich your film positive and screen mesh to the exposure glass. The tighter the contact is on the film, screen, and exposure unit, less light will wrap around the edges of the stencil, creating a cleaner image.

THE KIT FOR A GROWING BUSINESS 

 

 a 250 press, flash dryer, and exposure unit

The Riley Hopkins 250 Printing Kit is perfect for printers looking for an upgrade from their current setup or are ready to burn sharper stencils and print multiple colors. With the package, you’ll get a Riley Hopkins 250 press, a RyoFlash Dryer, and a RXP LED Exposure Unit. 

THE PRESS

The main feature in this kit is the Riley Hopkins 250 6x4 Press.The press is equipped with locking levers and tilted micros, so you can register your prints with precision and lock them for production. 

THE RYOFLASH

Like the Riley 150 package, this equipment kit comes with the RyoFlash, a workhorse of a flash dryer. You can move it around your shop with ease thanks to the wheels and ten-foot power cord. With the benefit of casters, you can lock the flash in place. The RyoFlash also has an infrared drying element instead of coils, improving drying efficiency. 

THE RXP LED EXPOSURE UNIT

The RXP LED Exposure Unit uses LED bulbs specifically designed for exposure units. The LED bulbs will last much longer than a halogen bulb ever would, which is better for the printer and the environment. You can rest assured that this exposure unit will produce highly-detailed designs in a fraction of the time.

THE KIT FOR THE PROS

A riley hopkins 300 press, conveyor dryer, flash dryer, and washout booth

 

If your current setup can’t keep up with the amount of orders coming in, then you’re going to want to take a look at the Riley Hopkins 300 package. With high-production equipment, the Riley 300 equipment-only package will help you transform your side-hustle to full-time career. The kit features a Riley Hopkins 300 press, RileyCure Conveyor Dryer, X-Vactor LED Exposure Unit, Sgreen® Washout Booth, and RyoFlash Dryer. 

THE PRESS

The Riley Hopkins 300 press is a heavy-duty, tough press that will transform your shop from amateur to professional. With a sturdy base, six colors and four stations, this press can handle big, complex jobs. Features like anti-slip registration plate, XYZ micros, and tilt micros have dialed in precision and created a faster setup time. 

THE RILEYCURE CONVEYOR DRYER

A great sidekick to a powerful press. The RileyCure Conveyor Dryer is high powered, compact, and ensures consistent cure depth on even your most ambitious orders. The dryer features a 4-foot-long tunnel, 24-inch wide conveyor belt, and dual 3050 watt heat elements. It’ll keep up with your heaviest jobs. 

THE X-VACTOR LED EXPOSURE UNIT

The X-Vactor LED Exposure Unit has become one of the most widely-used tabletop exposure units in the screen printing industry. The LED bulbs inside are specifically designed for our units. Printers can rest assured that the bulbs will last much longer than a halogen bulb ever would, which is better for the printer’s pocket and the environment. This exposure unit will produce highly-detailed designs in a fraction of the time.

THE SGREEN® WASHOUT BOOTH

A washout booth is a must in any shop. With the Sgreen® Washout Booth, you can clean and reclaim your screens with minimal effort and worry. Made of stainless steel and aluminum, the washout booth stands strong, ready to brave your toughest cleaning jobs. 

THE RYOFLASH DRYER

The RyoFlash is a reliable flash dryer. Mounted on casters and with ten feet of chord, your dryer can move around your shop with ease. Equipped with an infrared drying element instead of coils, the RyoFlash is a foundational flash in any shop. 

WHO WOULD BENEFIT FROM AN EQUIPMENT ONLY PACKAGE?

Screen printers who want to have more control over their supplies will benefit the most from equipment-only packages. If you only want to print with water-based ink, you can make that happen. If you’re envisioning only printing black and white plastisol ink, you can order those supplies. By getting an equipment-only package, you’re able to get all the essential tools at a better price. 

a man standing at a spinning press

By purchasing an equipment-only package, you have the freedom to customize your shop without the hassle of sifting through product descriptions and comparing equipment. Make your shop your own. Invest in an equipment-only package and build your shop from the ground up.

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