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  • Water Based Printing
    April 26, 2016 Ryonet Collaborator

    How To Set Up Your Press For Water Based Printing

    Setting up your press for water based printing shouldn’t be too hard, as the process isn’t too terribly different from printing with plastisol ink. The devil is in the details though. You’ll need to make some adjustments to your supplies, off contact and tilt, and overall setup to accommodate for the minor differences in the […]


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  • Water Based Print
    April 21, 2016 Ryonet Collaborator

    Tricks For Screen Printing On Non-Cotton Garments With Water Based Ink

    Screen printing on non-cotton fibers is difficult no matter what kind of ink you’re using. But with water based ink it gets particularly tricky. Here are a few non-cotton garment types you might encounter and how best to approach them with water based printing. Screen Printing on Tri-Blends: A tri-blend garment will act more like […]


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  • Water Based Prints
    April 19, 2016 Ryonet Collaborator

    How To Sell More Water Based Prints To Your Customers

    Okay. You’re convinced. Water based ink is softer and easier to print with and allows for more eco-friendly cleanup and habits. Not to mention the varied printing possibilities newer HSA water based inks provide printers for learning the procedure of how to sell water based prints. Now, how do you go about selling water based […]


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  • Screen
    April 14, 2016 Ryonet Collaborator

    How To Prepare A Screen For Water Based Printing

    Emulsion takes a special kind of beating when printing water based and discharge ink. Print after print, the edges of your stencil start to get soft and wavy. Your crisp prints soon become fuzzy. It’s a slow battle between the ink and the emulsion, and it occurs because of the high water content in both […]


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  • Green Galaxy
    April 12, 2016 Ryonet Collaborator

    Stepping Slowly Into Water Based Printing

    Starting water based printing isn’t as hard as you think. Yes, really. “I’ve been printing with water based inks since 2008 and have helped hundreds of printers successfully transition. If you step into it the right way, water based screen printing can actually be easier and save you more time and money than printing plastisol. […]


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  • Water Based Print
    April 7, 2016 Ryonet Collaborator

    How To Get The Best Water Based Print On Low Quality Cotton Shirts

    Garment selection is much more important when printing with water based ink, than in plastisol printing. Since water based inks are traditionally a little thinner, they do not cover fabric as well as a thicker ink, like plastisol, does. When you are printing with high quality garments, like 100% combed and ring-spun cotton, this won’t […]


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  • Warp Drive
    March 29, 2016 Ryonet Collaborator

    [Infographic] How to Print Water Based Ink On Athletic Garments

    Imagine this: You’re a water based only screen printing shop. A customer walks in through the door, carrying cash in hand and says he wants to order 600 two color back print t-shirts. You say sure, give him your prices, and ask him what kind of shirts he wants to print on. He says he […]


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  • Featured Screen Printing Shop: Nothing Too Fancy Printing
    March 24, 2016 Ryonet Collaborator

    Featured Screen Printing Shop: Nothing Too Fancy Printing

    Dustin Burnett started the retail store, Nothing Too Fancy, only three and a half years ago. Now the largest retail and contract print shop in Knoxville, his was the first boutique t-shirt store to hit the city. “We typically do vintage style t-shirts,” Dustin said. “Our retail store, without any intentions, has turned into a […]


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  • Water Based Ink
    March 22, 2016 Ryonet Collaborator

    7 Reasons You Should Consider Switching To Water Based Ink

    “We’ve been printing with water based ink for a year and our printers love it, just because of the ease. The softness of the ink in particular, especially with discharge. It’s easy to clean up – no mess, and it washes up with water. We have one full time printer, now when he gets plastisol […]


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