Screen Printing Training Classes
4.1
CUSTOM ON-SITE SETUP AND TRAINING
 
Customized three to five-day onsite training for your shop with complete equipment installation & total technical instruction in a casual presentation to you and your staff.

No equipment purchase is necessary, however, classes can be purchased with complete shops. Onsite classes are customized for your needs, which can include:

  • Installation of new equipment
  • Staff training
  • Advanced techniques
  • Production efficiency improvement
The following is a sample schedule when all five days are purchased. Onsite training is customized to the needs assessed in your shop. The most common practice to help you set up and print your first job or two. When done in your facility on your machines, the benefits are substantial.
 
DAY 1 - SHOP SETUP
  • Computer
  • Printer
  • Assemble frames
  • Coat screens
  • Press assembly
  • VRS
  • Exposure unit
 
DAY 2 - PREPRESS
  • Mesh choice
  • Positives
  • Exposure testing
  • Wash out
  • Preparation
  • Press setup
  • Preparing orders
 
 
DAY 3 - PRODUCTION
  • Flood and print
  • Flashing
  • Off contact
  • Print order
  • Squeegee
  • Ink cure
  • Troubleshooting
DAY 4 - POSTPRESS
  • Press breakdown
  • Screen cleaning
  • Reclaim screens
  • Chemical use
  • Screen care
  • Screen drying
  • Emergency tips
DAY 5 - ART
  • Art programs
  • Scanner use
  • Positives issues
  • Freelance art
  • Clip art
  • Art limitations
  • Shirt placement
 
Onsite training client requirements:
  • Washout booth & drying cabinet that is plumbed and vented.
  • Electrical connections for flashes and dryers in place along with good lighting.
  • Plastisol inks, emulsion, scoop coater, and film for positives on hand.
  • Macintosh or PC with a copy of Illustrator, Streamline, Photoshop and a working scanner.
  • (Photoshop is not needed for basic art.)
  • (Once training is scheduled "pre-support" can be provided & supply needs overviewed.)