GRAPHICS PRO

June '21

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G R A P H I C S - P R O. C O M 2 0 2 1 J U N E G R A P H I C S P R O 8 9 a big, chunky frequency of 25 LPI for a graphic illustrative look. We ran the white on an N-166 TPI screen at 45 N/cm2 us- ing a 65/90/65 triple-ply dual durometer squeegee. Besides the metallic gold, we added 5-10% colored inks to metallic silver to achieve a purple and teal metallic final print. Those printed on N-128 meshes. Next, the red and the highlight white ran on N-272s at the same tension us- ing harder 75/90/75s. We wrestled with print order and some tricky flashing as we couldn't print the metallic wet on wet. Not sure we would recommend running three or four metallic inks on one print. The thrill of a great print brings great excitement, and we just want to keep do- ing it over and over. We love the thrill, and it expresses an attitude and lifestyle. We will continue with the do or die, sink or swim, make or break, and all or noth- ing. "Print or Die!" GP At 21 years old, LON WINTERS was the production manager for Ocean Pacific and started his 30+ year ca- reer reclaiming screens. He's the president and founder of Colorado-based Graphic Elephants, an international consulting firm and apparel decoration studio special- izing in screen printing technical advances, plant design, layout, troubleshooting, productivity, quality analysis, and complete apparel decorating solutions. Learn more at www.graphicelephants.com. We wrestled with print order and some tricky flashing as we couldn't print the metallic wet on wet. If you're pressed for time or don't own a vinyl cutter, let STAHLS' do the work for you. Upload your artwork, choose from a variety of unique finishes, and we'll deliver a cut and weeded transfer—all you have to do is position and press! Begin delivering quality and style your customers will love. Low, 5-piece order minimum Materials and colors arrive on separate carriers for easy placement Orders approved and placed by 12p.m. (EST) will ship same day SEND US YOUR ART TODAY bit.ly/stahls-customcad GP0621 STAHLS.COM | 800.478.2457 hijklmn CADCUT ® CUSTOM HEAT TRANSFERS

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