[VIDEO] Wilflex Special Effects Screen Printing Inks Now Available!
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Can The ROQ Do One Stroke Plastisol Printing?
It has come to my attention that there are rumors about the ROQ being incapable of printing with one stroke for each color. It’s a preposterous assumption that such a high-end machine does not perform adequately for plastisol inks. The ROQ press is designed as well if not better than any machine that I have […]
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, […]
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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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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