October 31, 2019
Proper Screen Coating: Make Whites Whiter and Prints Clearer
Once your dark room is set up with essentials and you’ve chosen an emulsion, we come to the art of screen coating. Yes, we describe it as an art because it takes an experienced touch gained through lots of practice to achieve a consistent coating every time. Properly coated screens provide an even depth ink channel across the entire print surface. An even ink channel results in a superior final print, meaning whiter whites and clearer prints. Read on to learn more about proper coating techniques and how to troubleshoot issues you may be experiencing.
September 24, 2019
Choosing the Right Emulsion
In the screen printing industry, choosing the right emulsion is as important as proper knife selection is for a chef. We’ve broken down the different types of emulsions available, their general qualities, and the pros and cons of each for different types of print shop needs. We’ve also provided some questions you should ask yourself before choosing an emulsion for your particular situation, and a chart to compare the variety of emulsions available for purchase from us.
July 31, 2019
Tech Support's Top 5 Screen Room Essentials
The screen room…where every great imprint begins and ends. By investing in what we consider to be five essential screen room tools, your screen development and reclaiming processes will improve in consistency and speed to save your business time and money.