Misprint Monday: Registration

That green leaf in the photo isn’t arty, it is wrong. It is out of registration. Why are things out of register on your prints? Oh, let me count the possible ways… It wasn’t registered properly by the press operator. Start with the obvious, believe me I have seen folks do crazy stuff when all it needed was for the registration to be dialed in. Films
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Misprint Monday – Scorching Heat, Scorching Shirts

This time of year in the US of A it gets scorching hot. One of the hottest places in the country yesterday was South Carolina, a scorching 100 degrees in Columbia. Though that is mild compared to the world high of 118 F. in Kuwait yesterday. It was a low is the lower 48 US of 43 F. in Wyoming. People print shirts all over,
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Mis-print Monday – A Sticky Subject, Platen Adhesive

I can’t show it, but we warped a print last week and have to set up the job again today to print one piece for a good customer that has to have this small order perfect. We put too much adhesive on the platen and warped the print when we yanked it off the press. Those of you out there that have never had that happen?
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Quick Advice on Adhesive

We just tried this Albatross hot tack spray adhesive. It is as good as any we have used and even costs less! Yikes. We already use their roll-on bulk adhesive, and this stuff is great for the times you have to spray. I have had people send me flash tack samples for ten years and we always reject them. This stuff is the real deal,
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