Why Should I Start Screen Printing?
Screen printing is a challenging, creative process. Many screen printers start out as a hobby, or get into the trade through other means of garment decorating, like vinyl or embroidery. Stepping into screen printing doesn’t have to be a big investment, but it can have big effects on your business. Let’s talk about what it takes to start screen printing, and how it can be combined with other aspects of garment decoration.
Got Limited Space? There's a Washout Booth for That
Washing and reclaiming screens is important. For small shops where space is limited, this task can get tricky. Printers have to get creative when washing out their screens. Here’s a solution: the Sgreen® Table Top Washout Booth. Let’s talk about the newest addition to the Sgreen® line.
4 Steps to Consistently Reclaim Screens
Reclaiming screens has to be one of the most tedious parts of screen printing. Who hasn’t procrastinated and left screens sitting by the washout booth without reclaiming them? With the right cleaners and good habits, your reclaim process can be super easy.
Do I Need a Pressure Washer for Screen Printing?
When you’re just starting out in screen printing, people tend to get the necessary equipment and supplies to make it work. There’s always more equipment to try, more upgrades to make. But do you really need it all? Like a pressure washer; is that an absolute must?
Everything You Need To Know About Emulsion Prep
Emulsion Prep… Is it necessary to use? As much as you love spending time cleaning screens, Emulsion Prep is an extra step that can be a game changer. Let’s take a look at what Emulsion Prep is, when to use it, and how to use it.
The Woes of Reclaiming Screens Disappear with a Dunk Tank
What if I told you that there's a way to make reclaiming undemanding? A method that could remove the dread when it's time to reclaim screens, the hours spent in the washout booth, and the ache of sore muscles from all the scrubbing? The Dunk Tank (also known as a Dip Tank) streamlines the reclaiming process effortlessly and painlessly.
How to Reclaim Screens to Achieve Best Results
Screen printing guru Colin Huggins went live on YouTube to chat about common reclaiming issues. If you've ever run into cleaning locked up screens or screens that won't clean properly, this is the video for you.
Ghost Images: What Are They, and How Do You Get Rid of Them?
What Are Ghost Images? A ghost image is a stain in the mesh of the screen. This can occur from either the ink or emulsion used to create the image. Most printers experience both types of ghost image. In both cases, there can be several reasons for the ghosting. Partially underexposed emulsion is a […]