Dye migration is real nightmare for printer’s when screen printing on the dreaded polyester.

Dye migration is a result of the dyes in the fabric becoming wet and active again when exposed to too much heat from flash cures and screen print dryers.

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What you need to consider when arranging the layout of your print shop.

Firstly, you must understand the logical movement of people, materials and product traveling from the front door to the shipping area.

If the production process was simply a matter of one person handing work to the next person in line, the job of designing an effective layout would be simple, but life isn’t that easy.

If handled incorrectly, shop layout can actually limit productivity.

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After the success of our first Open House in December we have decided to hold another in April, Friday 28th to be precise.  If you didn’t to come to the Printwear and Promotion show, now is your chance to meet us in person and take a look at the equipment and consumables we provide.

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Don’t miss out on one of the best print shows in Europe, FESPA 2017.

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You may have seen pictures and videos on our Social Media pages of Rachel, who has recently joined the screen printing family. Rachel’s first screen caught the interest of quite a few people, so we thought we would let you in on the secret of what she used. Read more

Looking to get into Screen Printing?

If you’re just starting up or need some technical advice, come and visit us at P&P Live from Sunday 26th February to Tuesday 28th February. We will have a number of experts on hand to talk to you about all things screen print including advances in digital printing. As always you’ll find us at stand P30.

There will also be a few new faces with us this year, so come along and say hi.

The next session of 2017 will be held on Friday 10th March, everyone is welcome. Read more

Looking to calculate what the ink costs you per print? Follow these three simple steps.

1.Get the weight of a full gallon of ink in grams. Divide the cost of the gallon by the grams, providing you with ink cost per gram.

2.Next, weigh the garment before printing and straight after printing (before curing). Subtract the non-printed weight from the printed garment weight giving you the grammage of ink used. Read more