How to stay productive during the screen printing slow season

How to stay productive during the screen printing slow season

Every print shop, just like all businesses have a peak season and a slow season, slow season can be frightening! No one likes to watch revenue decreasing. After spending money on an expensive screen printing machine and screen printing supplies to get your print business operational it's tough to watch sales decline. As a screen printer you are printing shirts for a profit. In the blog we outline tips and tricks to stay productive and out of a fearful mindset when the slow season hits.
How to stay productive during the screen printing slow season

How to stay productive during the screen printing slow season

Every print shop, just like all businesses have a peak season and a slow season, slow season can be frightening! No one likes to watch revenue decreasing. After spending money on an expensive screen printing machine and screen printing supplies to get your print business operational it's tough to watch sales decline. As a screen printer you are printing shirts for a profit. In the blog we outline tips and tricks to stay productive and out of a fearful mindset when the slow season hits.
7 Tips and Tricks to Save Money when Screen Printing

7 Tips and Tricks to Save Money when Screen Printing

Screen printing costs can add up, printing equipment and supplies are not cheap! From silk screen printing presses, led exposure units, conveyor dryers, screen printing ink and more the tab can run up real quick. We have compiled a list of screen printing tips to help you save. From recycling plastisol ink to condensing your list of essential silkscreen supplies we have some great ideas to help print like a pro on a garage printers budget.
How to properly store your screen printing supplies

How to properly store your screen printing supplies

Not sure if your screen printing supplies are still good to use after sitting on the shelf for a few months? On the screen printers blog we discuss screen printing product shelf life. We give tips to keep your product in tip top condition all year long. Say goodbye to frozen screen printing emulsion, plastisol ink gone bad and clumpy platen adhesive. Our hope is to save at least one poor soul from coating an aluminum mesh screen with bad emulsion. 
What Do I Need For Screen Printing?

What Do I Need For Screen Printing?

All the screen printing supplies you need to start silkscreen printing. Today we dive into one of the most frequently asked questions “I want to start screen printing, what do I need to start?”  From plastisol press wash, printing frames and screen print exposure units we will talk about all the supplies and equipment used in screen printing you need for DIY screen printing or needed in a print shop. We have put together a screen printing starter kit guide to get you going today.
A through Z and everything in between! - Screen Print Direct

A through Z and everything in between!

Talk like a screen printer, print like a screen printer. Well not exactly, you will need a lot of pratice but knowing the common terms helps! What is a flash dryer? What is the difference in water based screen printing ink and plastisol ink? What is the purpose of post hardening an emulsion stencil? There is so much screen print equipment sometimes its hard to know what is what. In the blog we breakdown the screen printing alaphabet. Time to relearn the ABCs