Screen Printing Ryonet's Art Contest Winner Design on T-Shirts  | Screenprinting.com

Screen Printing Ryonet's Art Contest Winner Design on T-Shirts

Jamie Leinbach
We’re so excited to talk more in depth about the art contest we held at Impressions Expo in Long Beach this year! We showed up supplied with Baselayr film and Sharpies galore, then asked attendees to draw their coolest designs, and wow, did they deliver! 
What a Screen Drying Cabinet Does for Your Darkroom  | Screenprinting.com

What a Screen Drying Cabinet Does for Your Darkroom

Jacelyn Wedman
To create a stellar print, you need a solid screen. Using high-quality emulsion and dialing in exposure times help, but it's a fraction of what's needed. Your darkroom matters. One major update to make in your darkroom is to invest in a drying cabinet. It’s the perfect screen drying environment, equipped with everything you need to dry screens better. Let’s talk about how a drying cabinet can increase your darkroom’s potential and make your screen prep process that much easier.
Reflections from the 2023 Impressions Expo Atlantic City  | Screenprinting.com

Reflections from the 2023 Impressions Expo Atlantic City

Jacelyn Wedman
Who doesn’t love a trade show? The deals, the face-to-face connection, the free swag, and the samples, it’s always fun at a trade show. And even better, these expos are finally coming back after a long hiatus due to the pandemic. A team from ScreenPrinting.com joined the trade show circus again this March, at the Impressions Expo in Atlantic City. Here’s what they had to say about the experience. 
Why is LED Exposure Better and How Does it Work?  | Screenprinting.com

Why is LED Exposure Better and How Does it Work?

Sage Larson
LED exposure units are the new standard for any screen printer’s darkroom. But why? Many factors make LED light optimal: light output, speed, consistency, and more. Here are three benefits of using LED exposure bulbs in any darkroom.
4 Things to Keep In Mind When Emulsion and Emulsion Removers Freeze  | Screenprinting.com

3 Ways to Spot Frozen Emulsion and How to Handle it

Jacelyn Wedman
It's that time of year again. There is a bite to the air, frost on your car windows, there might even be a dusting of snow outside your front door. Why does this affect your screen print shop? Screen printers need to be conscious of both what you order and when you order it.
Streamline Your Printing Prep Process with These 6 Tips  | Screenprinting.com

Streamline Your Printing Prep Process with These 6 Tips

Jacelyn Wedman
A screen printing job takes a lot of man hours. The whole process, from art prep to screen reclaim, takes time and effort to constantly hone in processes and learn from mistakes. The pre-press process — everything you do before setting up the press for a print run — is a big part of the screen printing process. Want to improve productivity and streamline this process? Here are six ways to dial in the pre-press process.
Use Scrap Wood to Create a DIY Emulsion Coating Stand in 5 Steps  | Screenprinting.com

Use Scrap Wood to Create a DIY Emulsion Coating Stand in 5 Steps

Jacelyn Wedman
Coating a screen is important to create the perfect base layer for a great print. Accomplishing this task can be done in a couple of different ways. You can coat screens by supporting the screen on the floor or creating a coating stand. Want to create a DIY coating stand? Here’s how to get it done.
How to Get the Best Compression on an Exposure Unit with no Lid  | Screenprinting.com

How to Get the Best Compression on an Exposure Unit with no Lid

Jacelyn Wedman
Eliminating the space between your exposure unit glass, your film, and your emulsion is key to capture the most details on a burned screen. If you have an exposure unit without a lid, knowing how to apply compression correctly is especially important. Let’s go over the proper technique to get a good screen with a compression exposure unit every time. 
How the Baselayr X1620 Exposure Unit Will Elevate Your Darkroom  | Screenprinting.com

How the Baselayr X1620 Exposure Unit Will Elevate Your Darkroom

Jacelyn Wedman
Do you want to experience faster exposure times? Do you wish your stencils were more durable? Are you having trouble capturing details? You’re going to want to take a look at the Baselayr X1620 LED Exposure Unit: a new, improved unit for entry level printers. This exposure unit has new technology that will improve production. What’s so special about this exposure unit? Let’s find out.
Exposure Units Designed to Perform  | Screenprinting.com

Exposure Units Designed to Perform

Sage Larson
You demand the most from your emulsion. Why should you expect anything less from your darkroom equipment? Check out Baselayr Exposure Units, equipment designed to perform.
What Baselayr Plastisol Emulsion Does for Your Shop  | Screenprinting.com

What Baselayr Plastisol Emulsion Does for Your Shop

Jacelyn Wedman
Many printers exclusively use plastisol ink. If this sounds like you, check out Baselayr Plastisol emulsion. The high performance emulsion will streamline production by exposing faster, rinsing out quicker, and reclaiming with less effort. Want to get the most from this emulsion? Expert Colin Huggins walks through proper exposure methods and coating techniques to elevate your dark room.
Why Advanced Printers Need to Use Baselayr Complete Emulsion and How to Use It  | Screenprinting.com

Why Advanced Printers Need to Use Baselayr Complete Emulsion and How to Use It

Jacelyn Wedman
Advanced screen printers. High production print shops. We’re talking to you. If you’re pushing the limits of your emulsion, check out Baselayr Complete. Wondering how it'll work in your screen print shop? Screen printing expert Colin Huggins addresses what kind of darkroom you need for this emulsion, guidelines for coating screens, and tips for capturing even more detail.