a close up of a star design burned in emulsion

What is the Purpose of Emulsion Hardener?

Sage Larson
Ever had a stencil break down during production? It sucks. Unless you have backup screens ready, production will come to a halt. Your time is valuable. For jobs that need tougher screens, use emulsion hardener to save you time and money.
young girl standing in front of a poster that shows her science project

Research Suggests that FN-INK™ is the Most Opaque Plastisol Ink

Sage Larson
When 12-year-old Lucy Wisnasky was assigned to do a science project, she knew she wanted to do an experiment related to screen printing. Her parents own Shirts Galore & More, a print shop where Lucy has uncovered her passion for screen printing. Why not perform an experiment that's interesting to her and potentially improve an aspect of their business?
allmask face mask

Three Tips for Selling Face Masks

Ryan Moor
The face mask demand changes daily. More screen printing shops and promotional products distributors are starting to sell masks. Stay ahead of your competition. Here are three simple tips to help you be successful in the mask game.
Artwork Made Simple — New Art Digital Services

Artwork Made Simple — New Art Digital Services

Sage Larson
We're pumped to announce the launch of our new digital art services. Artwork.Halftoned.com, powered by GraphX Source, will help you with your art that needs to be vectorized, color separated, or digitized, and get it back quickly and print-ready at a reasonable price.
Tips and Tricks for Using a Water-Based Pallet Adhesive

Tips and Tricks for Using a Water-Based Pallet Adhesive

Sage Larson
Decided you're ready to kick the aerosol can? Don't blame you. Who wants to inhale chemicals from a spray adhesive? Plus, a spray adhesive gets everywhere — you, your glasses (if you wear them), your press, the ground. Spray adhesive is just not worth it. If you're ready to make a switch, learn the ins and outs of using a  water-based pallet adhesive
How to Screen Print on Face Masks

How to Screen Print on Face Masks

Sage Larson

Face masks aren't going away. Businesses are buying them for their employees. Citizens are wearing them when they run errands. Face masks are a way people can contribute to protecting others, slowing the spread, and flattening the curve. As the demand for face masks rises, so will the need for personalization on the face masks. In our latest video, CVO Ryan Moor shows how to tackle screen printing on cloth face masks. 

make your own DIY face mask platen

Make Your Own Face Mask Platen

Sage Larson
Face masks are booming right now. To cater to the current market, printers are offering face masks, giving the option to personalize them. While fulfilling face mask orders does help sustain a business, it won't completely replace the revenue other print jobs had brought it. If your business is printing on masks, but doesn't have the funds for a fancy face mask platen, Adam Funderburg of Brainless Tees created a DIY face mask platen and explains how to build the platen in their video. 
Destroy Shop Germs with Handy San

Destroy Shop Germs with Handy San

Sage Larson
I think it's safe to say that majority of us are more conscientious about germs and are more proactive on keeping the germs away. Washing your hands with soap is the best way to kill germs, but sometimes a sink and a bar of soap are out of the way. One way to fix that inconvenience is leaving a bottle or two of Handy San around your shop. 
How to Make a Face Mask Out of a T-Shirt (and Screen Print on It)

How to Make a Face Mask Out of a T-Shirt (and Screen Print on It)

Sage Larson
Hospitals are running out of face masks. Some have to reuse masks, while others are resorting to other options. As a printer or embroider, you can make a difference. Watch our latest video to learn how you can make a face mask to sell or donate to your local health care facilities. 
Ryan Moor Chats with Printavo about Ryonet, Allmade, and ROQ.US

Ryan Moor Chats with Printavo about Ryonet, Allmade, and ROQ.US

Sage Larson
During this year's THREADX conference, CVO Ryan Moor sat down with Bruce Ackerman of Printavo, a company that produces shop management software. D...
Your Decorated Apparel Business is Set to Take Off with the Official Launch of ROQ.US

Your Decorated Apparel Business is Set to Take Off with the Official Launch of ROQ.US

Ryonet Collaborator
In case you haven't heard, ROQ.US has officially been launched. It's the new arm of a decades-old, pioneering legacy now serving North American scr...
Want to Stretch Your Own Screens? Now You Can with ECO Frames!

Want to Stretch Your Own Screens? Now You Can with ECO Frames!

Sage Larson
Repairing a broken screen in minutes sounds like a dream, right? Ripped static screens means you'll need to go online, order a new one, and wait a...