Category: Screen Printing Technique

8 Tips for Applying Emulsion

8 Tips for Applying Emulsion What is Emulsion?! Applying emulsion is a crucial part of the screen printing process. Emulsion is a light sensitive chemical that blocks screen printing ink from being printed on the fabric where it isn’t needed. This allows for clean line work. How does it work? Emulsion is hardened onto a […]

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How to Screen Print Four Color Process with Low Temperature Ink

  How to Screen Print Four Color Process with Low Temperature Ink Four color process screen printing is a color separation system where the image is separated into cyan, magenta, yellow, and black. These four colors form a photo-realistic print reproducing the original color image. Screen printers are able to achieve this due to the […]

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6 Fabrics Fusion 180 Adheres to…

  Solutions to all of your screen printing problems are here now that we developed Fusion 180° low cure temperature ink. The ink cures from 240°F to 260°F for through the dryer or with a flash depending on the ink deposit and the type of garment you are printing on.The ink can print on virtually […]

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Tips for Preventing Scorching

Every screen printer knows that screen-printing requires heat in order to create a print that fully adheres to your substrate. Regular plastisol ink cures at a higher dryer temperature causing brown or scorch marks on synthetic substrates. This destroys the quality of the print. These tips will prevent scorch marks on your final products. Know […]

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5 Tips for Creating Quality Artwork for Screen Printing

Artwork is one of the most important factors of screen-printing. In order to create breathtaking prints that your customers will love use high quality art. Misprints can occur, even at experienced shops, however there are ways to avoid them with high resolution art to keep your prints crisp and clear. Tip #1: Make Clear Guidelines […]

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Tips for Printing on Tri-Blend Garments

Introduction Printing on a tri-blend shirt can bring difficulties for any screen printer. Screen printers need to know how to print on this substrate, as they are becoming a popular item in the fashion industry. Following our guide will enable you to print on a tri-blend without running into any challenges. The Basics Tri-blend t-shirts […]

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How to Create a Vintage Look with Fusion 180° Ink

The “vintage” or “distressed” look is becoming increasingly popular, as more and more people want a cozy feel with a subtle look to their garments. Understanding how to achieve this trendy look with Fusion 180° Ink is simple by following this guideline. Substrates for Vintage Prints The perfect substrate for a vintage print would be […]

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6 Tips for Screen Printing with Fusion 180° Specialty Ink

Specialty Fusion 180° Ink is easy to work with if you follow our simple tips and tricks. We offer metallic ink, glitter ink, puff ink, and glow in the dark ink. Fusion 180° Specialty Ink Metallic ink. Our foil grade metallic ink comes in handy for a shiny and bright print. The ink contains actual […]

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4-Step Guide to Print Film Positives

One of the biggest challenge in the screen printing process is developing art into film positives. Carefully following a specific digital process and paying attention to detail is the answer. Preparing your digital image, separating your colors, adding registration and center crop lines, and using the proper materials will enable you to create an opaque […]

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Tips and Tools for Screen Printing on Nylon

Background: Screen printers tend to run into problems when printing on Nylon, however there are ways to overcome these challenges. Especially with our new, innovative ink. Types of Nylon Nylon items include: jackets, banners, tote bags, brief cases, luggage, sports bras, and umbrellas. Each nylon fabric is made out of different weaves that have many […]

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