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Screen Preparation: Screen Degreasing

Posted by Angel Peterson on 6/11/2018

In the screen printing preparation process, degreasing the screen is an important step. It is not wise to jump directly to coating the emulsion onto the screen when it has not been cleaned properly.

A Perfect Match: Picking the Perfect Mesh Count

Posted by Angel Peterson on 5/2/2018


When it comes to screen printing, the most confusing part for many is picking the correct mesh count screen. Choosing the correct mesh count is an important step in the screen printing process because it can determine the outcome of the print.

The Basics of Printing on Athletic Fabrics

Posted by Andrea Sheley on 4/10/2018
Spring has sprung, and summer is just around the corner which means its officially the start of athletic jersey/uniform season! It can be difficult to produce the same high-quality prints on athletic fabrics that you would on a traditional cotton substrate, so here are a few tips to help you sail your customers through the season with style.  


Top Mistakes Every Shop Makes

Posted by Andrea Sheley on 3/26/2018


Mistakes in the screen printing business can cost you time, money, and resources. While its true that a certain amount of waste is inevitable, there are some common mistakes every shop makes at the top of our list.

Vastex Relocates to New Headquarters

Posted by Allen Wesson on 3/22/2018

Vastex International, a leading manufacturer of screen printing equipment, has moved from its Allentown, PA location into its recently completed manufacturing facility and world headquarters in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, it was announced by President Mark Vasilantone.

How to Create a Distressed Look While Screen Printing

Posted by Mary Yaeger on 3/2/2018

Cozy, comfortable and lived-in looking screen prints are all the rage now. Distressed prints look more relaxed and customers have gravitated toward this style for years. Luckily for screen printers, it is easier to achieve this look than you might think.


Tips for Installing Your First Automatic Press

Posted by Mary Yaeger on 2/27/2018
You have put a lot of thought and money into buying your first automatic press, but purchasing is just the first step. 

Manual Vs. Automatic Press: Which One is Right for You?

Posted by Mary Yaeger on 2/21/2018
When expanding your screen printing shop the number one questions becomes should you buy a manual press or an automatic press? We put this article together to help you decide which one is right for your shop.