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  • RFU Mixing System
    October 19, 2016 Ryonet Collaborator

    Is an RFU Mixing System Right for Me?

    There are two main mixing systems you’ll find in a screen printer’s shop: Ready For Use (RFU) and Pigment Concentrates (PC) Pigment Concentrates What most screen printers think of when it comes to Pantone® matching is a mixing base with a variety of pigments that are mixed to create their desired color profile. These systems […]


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  • Four Color Process
    October 11, 2016 Ryan Moor

    Find the End of the Rainbow with Four Color Process Inks

    Four color process inks allow a screen printer to recreate full color images with amazing photographic quality and pristine detail if they are separated, imaged, and printed correctly. So let’s take on the if of four color process printing so we can set you up for success using our new Wilflex Epic Four Color Process […]


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  • Wilflex Ink
    October 3, 2016 Ryan Cole

    Diving Deep Into The World of PolyOne Wilflex

    PolyOne. Wilflex. EPIC. RIO. Top Score. That’s a lot of names! We know we’re adding a lot of new products this year but it’s for very good reason. Each new line is specifically made for a unique use around your shop so that ALL of your bases are covered. Here’s a breakdown of what […]


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  • Wilflex
    September 27, 2016 Ryan Moor

    Why Ryonet Added Wilflex

    Ink is the blood of screen printing, and the vast majority of ink used in the US is plastisol. While Ryonet has grown alongside its customers, we have also grown and evolved our ink offerings over the years. I’m excited to share with you where we are going now and how this new evolution can […]


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  • Water Based Ink
    March 10, 2016 Ryonet Collaborator

    The Surprising History of Water Based and Plastisol Ink

    Plastisol inks have dominated the United States market for the last few decades. So it’s easy to forget that the history of water based inks were actually the first inks used in screen printing. The History of Water Based Ink While the art and industry of screen printing was forming in the early to mid-1900’s, […]


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  • February 2, 2016 Emily Rogers

    Plastisol Ink Q & A

    Got questions about plastisol ink? Here are some of the biggest questions we regularly get asked: What is the difference between “dye migration” and “pigment migration”? “Dye migration” occurs when dyes from the garment migrate up into the printed ink, changing the color of the ink. A very common situation involving dye migration happens when […]

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  • January 6, 2016 Emily Rogers

    Using Low Cure To Print Plastisol On Athletic Wear

    One of the biggest demands in the printing industry is athletic printing. Here are a couple of things to keep in mind when printing on a polyester fabric using low cure. 1. Dye migration: This happens when a polyester fabric hits a certain temperature, usually between 300˚ and 310˚. At this temperature, the dye in […]

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  • December 23, 2015 Emily Rogers

    The Advantages of Using Plastisol Ink

    Before plastisol ink made its way into screen printing in the 1970’s, printers primarily used water based ink. Today printers are leaning towards water based printing again, because of its environmentally-friendly advantages and soft hand. However, let’s not forget that plastisol ink has it’s advantages. Water based inks have improved since the 1970’s, but what […]

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  • February 19, 2013 Ryonet Marketing

    White Plastisol Ink Reduction

    White ink is atop contender for “most questions asked”. This is largely due to the amount of pigments white ink has. Something critical when printing with white ink is that it prints crisp, clean and bright. There are a couple basic suggestions to keep in mind that will help you get the best results possible. Sometimes it’s the simple things that go a long way in making a successful print run.

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  • January 23, 2013 AR Department

    Video: IC 7500 Ultramix Color Concentrate Plastisol Ink

    Hooray, it's Wednesday!!! Hope you're as excited about that as we are... it's just a darned good day.

    The team at Ryonet is always working on helpful tips to share with you-ranging from screen printing how-to tutorials to simple technique suggestions. Today we'd like to share a little something about IC 7500 Ultramix Color Concentrate Plastisol Ink.

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