Starting a screen print shop means investing in all sorts of equipment. One piece of equipment that printers tend to wait on is a pressure washer. But is a pressure washer worth investing in now rather than waiting and making do without? Here’s a guide to buying and using a pressure washer in a screen print shop.
Let’s face it: screen printing isn’t exactly an eco-friendly industry. It’s messy and even toxic at times. But printers looking to run an eco-friendly shop can make some efforts to do so. Here are 5 ways to make any screen printing shop a little friendlier on the environment.
Emulsion remover is essential for removing emulsion. While the name of the product is pretty self-explanatory, there are a couple of ways screen printers can use this product. Discover how to use Sgreen® Emulsion Remover in both a dunk tank and washout booth reclaim process.
Every screen print shop needs a dependable on-press cleaner. Whether it’s for cleaning up ink spills or completing color changes, a good cleaner is always handy to have around. Sometimes printers need to print one design in multiple different colors. How can that be accomplished without creating a new screen? It’s as simple as switching out the ink on the screen. Here’s how to get it done. WHAT IS A COLOR CHANGE? Say a customer wants 50 shirts, half with a white design on black shirts and half with a black design on white shirts. Rather than making two screens with the same design, simply do a color change. Print the white ink on black garments first, then clean out...
Water-based pallet adhesives offer a number of benefits for screen printing applications. These adhesives are a popular choice for many screen printers due to their environmental friendliness, safety, and performance benefits.