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WHAT IS MICRO REGISTRATION & DO YOU NEED IT?

Screen printing presses can be equipped with all kinds of features like side clamps, two-point roller gates, locking levers, and more. You may have stumbled across the term "micro registration" or "micros." What is micro registration exactly and is it necessary to have? Keep reading to discover your answers.  WHAT IS MICRO REGISTRATION? Micro registration (also known as micros) consists of knobs on the printhead that move a screen vertically, horizontally, and its angle without loosening the screen clamp. If registration is off by a millimeter, a printer can put the screen in place by twisting the knob. Micros increase efficiency, consistency, and quality while decreasing labor and time spent in preproduction.  Having micro registration is necessary when completing complex...

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A GUIDE TO SELECTING THE RIGHT SCREEN PRINTING PRESS FOR YOUR PRINT SHOP

The Riley Hopkins press line offers four kinds of presses with different color and station configurations. Whether you’re just starting your business, looking for an upgrade, or wanting to add another press to the production line, there’s something for everyone. Let’s take a look at each press, check out its uses and features, to help you decide which one works best for your setup.

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