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Printing above pockets

Posted on Tue, 17 Jan 2006 at 11:12



Does anyone have any ideas on printing above pockets when your design has a horizontal line (not a circular design), so that the design doesn't look crooked

We usually convince the customer to print the design on the pocket or on the other side.

Marty

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Anonymous says: WE accomplish this in one of two ways. First you can build up a section of your platen to serve as your print area. You then pull the pocket in line with the bottom of this, assuming it is straight ...

WE accomplish this in one of two ways. First you can build up a section of your platen to serve as your print area. You then pull the pocket in line with the bottom of this, assuming it is straight and even and you should get a straight print regardless of how the pocket is sewn. Secondly we build up a straight edge using masking tape that you can line up to in the same fashion. I prefer this method as you have fewer adjustments with your off contact.

posted on: Tue, 01/17/2006 - 1:09pm
Anonymous says: We first tried the way listed above with a few changes. We have found that most of the stuff we do is simple one or two color 4 or 5 doz shirts that we are just better off setting up our "short board" ...

We first tried the way listed above with a few changes. We have found that most of the stuff we do is simple one or two color 4 or 5 doz shirts that we are just better off setting up our "short board" (we are an athletic printer as well) and that really works as well. we put the design a measure distance from the bottom of the board and line the pocket up with the bottom of the pocket (works assuming that the bottom of the short platen is strait) we have no problems with that method. We find that it also helps get us a constant area of print.

posted on: Wed, 01/18/2006 - 10:36pm

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