Lawson Academy: Classroom Series

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Lawson Screen & Digital Products, Inc. is announcing its Lawson Academy Classroom Series. Each class is available monthly but space is limited to allow for hands-on, 1-on-1 attention. These classes will improve your technique and print better.

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Top 5 Reasons to Get an Automatic

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One of the biggest investments you can make in your screen printing business is an automatic screen printing machine. Making the jump from a manual t-shirt printing press to an automatic will give you instant results.

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Paper Screen Print Numbering Stencils

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Screen printing team uniforms and jerseys is a great market for silk screen shops. Printing for a youth or adult sports league can mean repeat business. A lot of athletic printing for recreational leagues is a simple 1 or 2 color job.

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How to Properly Use A Flash Unit

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One of the most necessary pieces of screen printing equipment for any screen printer is a good screen printing flash cure unit. A flash, also called a spot cure, helps every printing company achieve better screen printed t-shirts.

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Beginner Screen Printer Tips

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Whether you are a starting a new screen printing business, or silk screening at home, there can be an overwhelming amount of information out there on the internet about how to screen printing. All screen printers have to get their start somewhere.

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Print Shirts with Buttons & Zippers

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While t-shirts are one of the most popular garments for screen printing, you might get asked to print on hoodies, sweatshirts or fleeces. These non t-shirt garments might have buttons, zippers, or seams directly where you want to screen print.

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Finding the Best Plastisol Ink

Finding The Best Plastisol Ink

Every screen printer wants their print look its best. When a screen print shop produces a good looking printed t-shirt it not only helps with repeat business, but can attract new clients. Producing fantastic looking shirts requires multiple things.

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Get the Best Screen Printing Exposure

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Having a steady workflow establishes high quality silk screens because there is consistency across the entire t-shirt printing operation. The screen room and frame preparation do not always have a proper workflow.

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Geting Art Files Ready for Print

Tips Getting Art File Ready

One of the most important aspects of getting the best looking vinyl and direct to garment (DTG) print is having good artwork files. There is an old saying that goes “junk in, junk out.” Get great looking artwork every time you print.

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Choosing the Best Conveyor Dryer

Tips to choosing Conveyor Dryer

There are a lot of different ways to dry screen printed t-shirts. While some screen printers start out just using a flash dryer or heat gun, this is a very slow way to cure garments. A conveyor dryer is necessary to increse production.

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