Every printer strives to create a smooth print. Smooth prints ensure that fibrillation — when shirt fibers poke through the shirt — is kept at a minimum, and the print looks professional and sharp. But how do you ensure a smooth print every time? Here are 3 ways to achieve buttery smooth prints before, during, and after printing.
Mixing custom colors is one offering that many screen printers strive for. Instead of only being able to print spot colors, they can mix any Pantone color the customer wants or their brand calls for. With the FN-INK Mixing System, it’s easy to follow the directions with inks already on the printer’s shelf. One popular color to mix is Warm Gray 1. Here’s how to mix it with the FN-INK Mixing System.
Some plastisol ink may be thick, stringy, and stiff right out of the bucket. It requires more effort to lay down a good ink deposit. With a little bit of effort, that ink will print like a dream. Here’s how to make plastisol ink easier to handle during the cooler months.
Metallic inks are some of the coolest inks out there. These inks can add shine and shimmer to any print and make it stand out. There are three inks in the FN-INK™ line that have metallic properties: gold, silver, and pearl. What’s so special about them? Let’s find out.
White ink. Black t-shirts. It’s one of the most common ink-shirt color combos out there. It makes sense. Everyone looks great in black. White ink pops on dark-colored shirts. But printing it? Not as straightforward. Those darn shirt fibers like to peek through the white ink, making the print look fuzzy and worn. No one wants that. So, how do you print white ink on a black shirt and have it turn out smooth and clean? Keep reading to learn the secret.