Image Lock RFU Pretreat Instructions

ImageLockRFU instructions

Our Image Lock RFU (ready-for-use) DTG pretreat solution formulas do not require any dilution - use full-strength, from the container. Our Concentrate formulas you can use full-strength or dilute as desired up to 50%. Read more about this pretreatment.

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Infrared Panels vs. Quartz Tubes


When competing against a dryer that utilizes Glass Tubes as the heat source (these tubes are an infrared coil inside a heat-resistant quartz glass tube) vs. our Color-Blind Ceramic Panel technology,  we have the following comments:

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How to Apply Pro-Tac Platen Adhesive

How To Apply Pro Tac

This week our Sales Manager, Brian demonstrates how to apply Pro-Tac, a Screen printing platen adhesive by Lawson. It is a water-based, pressure sensitive adhesive designed for adhering textiles to pallets in the screen printing process.

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Heat Transfer Vinyl Faux Rhinestones

Heat Transfer Rhinestone Vinyl

Are you looking for a unique and cost effective way to get that rhinestone look on your garments? Well look no longer because Lawson has the answer for you. Try using heat transfer vinyl to give the impression of 3D rhinestones!

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August Textile Tech Class: A Hit!

Textile Tech Class

This intensive two-day screen printing class offers training that is great for the beginning screen printer to get a broad range of information and hands-on experience to get started in the screen printing industry. 

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Emulsion Tips and Information

Screen Printing Emulsion Freezable

Freezing may occur if screen printing emulsion ships over long distances. It also occurs if the emulsion sits on the delivery truck for a lengthy period. Frozen emulsion is no longer usable. Lawson associates will do anything they can to get your emulsion to you safely.

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Glow in the Dark Plastisol Ink

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Halloween is right around the corner...a perfect time to capitalize on glow-in-the-dark apparel and accessories. Multi-Tech manufactures a ready-to-use glow in the dark plastisol ink...just screen print on a garment, then expose it to a light source!

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Plastisol Ink vs. Water-Based Ink

Plastisol Ink vs Water Based Ink

There are several factors to take into consideration when choosing between Plastisol and Water-Based screen printing textile ink. Water-Based Inks are harder to work with in general - mainly because they dry so fast in the screen.

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Express-Jet/CTS Duct Tape Shirt

Express Jet Duct Tape

If you can believe it, duct-taping is actually a screen print method. The printer, U.S. Recognition, used Lawson's computer to screen imaging technology, the Lawson Express-Jet/CTS, to separate the colors and put the image on the screens.

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Save Money on Your Taxes!

Section 179 Taxes

Buying screen printing machines can come at a hefty cost, but don't break the bank. There are ways to finance your purchase and recieve tax breaks, such as section 179 tax break. Find out how you can save money and still purchase your equipment.

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