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Screen Printing Automation Questions

Whether you're thinking about going auto in pre-production, production, or post-production, you can find some of the answers to your questions here.

What's the difference between pneumatic and electric automatic presses?

Automatic presses are available in three formats: pneumatic, electric, or hybrid. Pneumatic presses rely on air pressure for all press movements, while electric presses use precise electric motors for consistent printing without the need for an air c

What is zoning?

Zoning is defined as “to divide a town or piece of land into areas subject to particular restrictions on development and use.” Many areas in the city you live in have been zoned for specific projects, like housing, commercial use, and more. Depending

What do I need to consider about when looking at automatic presses?

When it comes to choosing the best automatic screen printing machine for your shop, there are three general formats: pneumatic, electric, and a hybrid of the two. Pneumatic presses require an air compressor and rely on air pressure for all press move

When getting an automatic press, what else do I need to consider (equipment-wise)?

When purchasing an automatic screen printing machine, it's common to buy flash units simultaneously. These flash units, equipped with quartz bulbs, can connect to the auto press, allowing seamless communication between the flash dryers and the press

How do I know if I should get an automatic press or hire another screen printer?

When deciding between manual and automatic presses for your growing shop, there are a few factors to consider. Firstly, assess your shop space and location. If you have a small space or are located in a residential area, an automatic press may not be

How do I know when it's time to get an automatic press?

Knowing when it's time to get an automatic screen printing press depends on various factors. Increased demand, limitations of manual presses, and the desire for higher productivity are key indicators that an upgrade may be necessary. Assessing your s