If you've been screen printing with the Yudu Personal Screen Printing Machine, by Provocraft, then you have probably noticed it is an incredibly slow process. You may be wondering how anyone could get 10 or more t-shirts done in their life-time. One major time-eating factor is the way the platen is loaded with the T-shirt. This article / video is a work-around.
The basic gist is that Provocraft, the makers of the Yudu, has you loading the T-shirt on the platen upside-down. It is very awkward to do it that way, which explains why no other screen printing machine in the world does it like that.
Many problems are created by loading the platen wrong:
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There are a number of techniques that can really improve your production time on the Yudu, and the above video work-around is just one of them. We have more tips besides this one, so sign up for our updates if you'd like to hear about them.
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