TRAINING CLASSES

CUSTOM ON-SITE SETUP AND TRAINING
 

Customized three to five-day onsite training for your shop with complete equipment installation and 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 of your shop. The most common practice is to help you set up and print your first job or two. When this is 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
 

For custom onsite training, you must provide:

  • A plumbed and vented Washout Booth and Drying Cabinet
  • Appropriate electrical connections for flashes and dryers
  • Good lighting
  • Plastisol inks, emulsion, scoop coater, and film for positives
  • 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" services are available to review needs and supplies.