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The Definitive Guide to Tension Meters

August 28, 2012 Bill Hood 0

Before you buy a screen tension meter you should know more about meters in general, the differences between the available meters, how to use the tension meter and most importantly how to recognize that your meter is not in calibration.

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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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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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Screen Reclaiming: The Dip Tank Process

August 28, 2012 Bill Hood 0

Screen reclamation tends to be most screen printers’ least favorite part. Removing ink, emulsion, haze and tape isn’t near as much fun as creating artwork or actually printing the t-shirt. What many printers don’t realize is that there is a much easier, quicker, cleaner and cheaper way to reclaim screens – dip tanks.

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Choosing the Correct Mesh

December 25, 2011 Bill Hood 0

Here’s a quick video highlighting how to choose the correct mesh for your next screen printing job. We will provide notes about mesh and general...

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