How to Screen Print on Polyester with a Blocker Base  | Screenprinting.com

How to Screen Print on Polyester with a Blocker Base

Jacelyn Wedman
Take a stand against dye migration with FN-INK™ Barrier Black. It’s a specially made ink designed to stop dye migration on polyester garments from the ground up. Print guru Josh Wells walks you through the entire print process—from art creation to cure—to give you a leg up when using Barrier Black.
How to Print on Nylon Windbreakers  | Screenprinting.com

How to Print on Nylon Windbreakers

Jacelyn Wedman
Printing on nylon is a struggle. Many variables and differences in the material can make print jobs difficult. Once you get the process right, it’s a cinch. Jonathan Overmeyer at Golden Press Studio walks through how to print on nylon windbreakers using their original shirt design.
Four Ways to Print Black Plastisol Ink on a Black Shirt  | Screenprinting.com

Four Ways to Print Black Plastisol Ink on a Black Shirt

Sage Larson
Printing black plastisol ink on a black shirt — trendy, right? As with everything in screen printing, there are multiple ways to achieve this goal. From using a puff base to printing with clear base to curing at higher and lower temperatures, printers can offer a variety of effects and looks to their customers. Let's take a look to see how each technique turns out so you can decide what's best for your next print job.
How to Print Black Plastisol Ink on a White Garment  | Screenprinting.com

How to Print Black Plastisol Ink on a White Garment

Sage Larson
We learned about printing white plastisol ink on a black shirt, but what about black plastisol ink on a white shirt? In our latest video, expert Colin Huggins explores the nuances of printing black plastisol ink on light-colored garments.
How to Register on the Riley Hopkins 250 Press with Tilt Micros  | Screenprinting.com

How to Register on the Riley Hopkins 250 Press with Tilt Micros

Sage Larson
Got your brand new Riley Hopkins 250 Press, but not quite sure how to register it? In our latest video, expert Colin Huggins goes through each step of the registration process by using the four-color design he created in the video about creating a white base in Illustrator. He offers a ton of helpful tips to ensure your print job stays in place. Watch and learn!
How to Do Eco-Friendly Screen Printing  | Screenprinting.com

How to Do Eco-Friendly Screen Printing

Sage Larson

Let’s face it. Screen printing is dirty, messy, and toxic at times. From the chemicals, garment manufacturers, chemical waste, to water pollution, screen printing has a long road ahead to becoming eco-friendly. Implementing greener practices seems challenging and expensive, but that’s not the case. 

Our choices matter. Let’s look at ways screen printers can implement environmentally friendly products and processes in their shops. 

Ensuring Proper Ink Curing  | Screenprinting.com

Ensuring Proper Ink Curing

Sage Larson
Curing your prints is one of the last steps of the screen printing process, but it is one of the most important steps. Ink needs to be cured properly so it sets into the garment. If the ink does not cure fully, it will crack, fall apart, and not last for long. Printers use either heat guns, heat pressesflash dryers, or conveyor dryers to cure inks. Let's take a look at how each curing device works.
A How to for Screen Printing T-Shirts  | Screenprinting.com

A How to for Screen Printing T-Shirts

Sage Larson

Each printer has their own unique story of why they got into screen printing. Some wanted to start their own clothing line. Others found it as a way to make a living. No matter what boat you're in, screen printing can be challenging. Check out this easy guide to learn the proper steps for screen printing t-shirts.  

Education and Community – The Partner Summit  | Screenprinting.com

Education and Community – The Partner Summit

Sage Larson
One of Ryonet's values is to serve. To serve the printer, whether they need guidance for picking their first press or need help figuring out why th...
Live Printing – Preparing for the Event  | Screenprinting.com

Live Printing – Preparing for the Event

Sage Larson
You've decided you want to live print, and you've got your first gig set up. Next step, figuring out what to bring. Knowing what to bring will depe...
[VIDEO] 90 Second Tip: Curing Water Based Inks  | Screenprinting.com

[VIDEO] 90 Second Tip: Curing Water Based Inks

Shawn Zimmerman

We’ve gotten several requests for making a 90 Second Tip video about how to cure water based ink and so here it is! Cristen walks us through the key points of curing water based inks. Related Products View All of our Water Based Inks Here: https://goo.gl/9h5k1f Check out the Green Galaxy Water Based Ink Kit Here: https://goo.gl/GJV316 […]

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[VIDEO] Saving Money when Screen Printing by Using Wilflex's Curable Reducer with Your Ink  | Screenprinting.com

[VIDEO] Saving Money when Screen Printing by Using Wilflex's Curable Reducer with Your Ink

Amy Roberts

Cristen explains how you can save your screen printing shop some money by using Wilflex’s Epic Curable Reducer with your Wilflex Epic inks. At Ryonet we love to educate first. With classes across the U.S., online design courses and thousands of how-to videos; education is the cornerstone of what we do. Join us and start […]

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