A press will be your most important equipment when printing multiple shirts. You will want to find one that is good enough quality to last you a long time, and ensure you get premium prints out of it.
A proper press with appropriate features will also save you time, and thus money, during production.
There are basically 3 types of screen printing presses:
The screen printing machine was invented in the 1960’s, and has revolutionized the print industry as a whole. Since then many improvements have been made to make the process more efficient, easier, and effective in producing quality prints.
If you are looking to purchase a press, make sure you buy it from a reliable vendor or shop, so that you can avoid issues with it, or get repairs without worry. The press will be the center of your business, and you need to make sure it will work well for you or else your business can come to a screeching halt.
To find a reliable shop to buy your press and equipment, you will want to ask around in your area. The best thing would be to ask any friends or business partners what their experience is. Even if they do not have a definitive answer, you can get an idea of where to start looking.