Make sure your emulsion survives the cold.

We’ve had quite a lot of lovely Sun recently, however it’s still a bit chilly overnight and there has been a frost in some parts. Printers must be aware of the potential that emulsion can freeze it stored incorrectly. Read more

Is Screen Printing messy?

Screen Printing is only as messy as you make it.

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Printwear and Promotion Live 2019 Review

Printwear and Promotion Live 2019 has already proved to be quite a success for us. We had large amounts of interest in both the manual screen printing press and the new M&R Diamondback E automatic screen printing press, with many commenting on how nice it was to see an automatic press at the show!

With many enquiries and secured orders we look forward to supporting screen printers make their dreams become a reality. Many companies were looking to branch out into screen printing after already being sufficient in embroidery or vinyl transfers. Several companies wanted to take control of their printing, instead of outsourcing it they wanted to learn more about the process to bring it in house.

The screen print workshop was also very popular, it was fantastic to see so many people wanting to know more about screen printing and getting some hands on experience printing their own t-shirt.

When is it Time to Automate?

Read more about the best time to Automate your machinery and upgrade your current equipment. Also, find out what else needs to be considered in doing so.

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Winter Warnings for Screen Printers

With the cold weather descending quickly upon us there are a few things you’ll need to be aware of ready for winter. Read more

Top tips regarding parts and servicing/maintenance on your M&R machinery

Here are some top tips when it comes to parts and servicing/maintenance of you Screen Printing equipment.

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Tips to minimise downtime

Here’s a few tips to minimise downtime during this busy printing period.  Read more

The Importance of Curing

Screen Printing on textiles is, in essence, a simple process – it requires pushing ink through a mesh onto a t-shirt. There are many factors that need to be controlled in the production environment to ensure that the image is durable and will stay on the garment – one of these factors, and possibly the most important is CURING. Read more

Saving money and time by choosing the right tape.

Saving money is a constant challenge for screen printing shops, big or small. However, it’s worth spending a few extra pennies and pounds to avoid long-term headaches. This is certainly the case when it comes to sourcing tape for your screens. Although it may seem cheaper and more convenient to use plain shipping tape, this money-saving move might actually end up costing you more in the long run. Read more