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Tools for Success

August 28, 2012 Bill Hood 0

Every screenprinter needs tools! Now that I have said that, my addiction to buying the necessary tools doesn’t seem so bad. I have spent quite a bit of money over the years buying tools, many of which were for no other reason than reviewing them in an article, only to find out how much I needed the tool in my own research and development.

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Clouds Block UV Rays – Well, Duh!

August 28, 2012 Bill Hood 0

It is a fact that clouds block ultraviolet rays, particularly the more potent UV-B rays that we use to gel inks using a flash unit. I know you are wondering how clouds got into the screenprinting variables, but read on.

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Achieving Maximum Opacity

August 28, 2012 Bill Hood 0

Everyone wants maximum opacity, whether it’s printing red ink on white or white ink on black. And, it seems that everyone belongs to the “Ink of the Month Club” in which they keep switching inks until they find one that works best for them.

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Continuum Mechanics

August 28, 2012 Bill Hood 0

Don’t let that that title scare you off. Continuum Mechanics is nothing more than the study of mechanics that deal with solids and fluids. Screenprinting ink exhibits itself as a solid in the bucket and when printed becomes a fluid that is transferred through the mesh openings and onto the substrate being printed.

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Achieving an Accurate Count

August 28, 2012 Bill Hood 0

No matter how many times you count, you will always be short one item. When counting, an accurate count is necessary in every instance. Many screenprinters have given up on the time-consuming and usually inaccurate method of counting each substrate in favor of more efficient means. Learn a better way to control your count...

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It’s All in the Screen

August 28, 2012 Bill Hood 0

Take a moment and think about why you went into business. If you’re like me, you started your business to make money. You invested money, time and resources into an idea and ran with it.

Now, did you jump into your business blind or did you do lots of research and careful planning to analyze every step you took? Hopefully you did your homework and planned out your path to success.

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Lost Money or Free Money?

August 28, 2012 Bill Hood 0

Have you been looking for a way to generate more money? Would you like to fill the presses with at least 5 hours of printing each day – or more? Sure, who wouldn’t! This article may help you start thinking about just that.

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