is the M&R Automatic Printing Press
the screens are placed and aligned onto the press,
we are ready to begin printing. The automatic printing
press shown above can print about 800 shirts an hour.
It is a pneumatic
press running on 155lbs of compressed air. A compressor
with a15 Hp 3 phase motor and a 200 gallon tank
is needed to power this press.
press shown above is an 8 color screen printing press,
it has 8 printing heads and 10 pallets. The pallets
are what we will place the shirt on for printing.
screens will stay stationary during the printing process,
while the pallets will rotate one at a time in a counter
clockwise motion. Rising up to the screens after each
index for printing. Then dropping down to move to
the next station.
people are needed for this operation, one for loading
the shirt onto the pallet, and the other for taking
the shirt off the pallet, Inspecting the shirt for
imperfections and then setting it on the drying belt.