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  • person cleaning a screen in a washout booth
    April 26, 2021 Sage Larson

    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.
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  • pouring baselayr plastisol in a scoop coater
    April 19, 2021 Sage Larson

    The Emulsion for Plastisol-Only Printers

    You demand excellence in every aspect of your business. Every detail matters, and that includes the quality of your equipment and supplies. Plastisol screen printers, it’s time for you to meet Baselayr Plastisol Emulsion.
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  • 3 Ways to Screen Print Numbers on Jerseys
    April 14, 2021 Jacelyn Wedman

    3 Ways to Screen Print Numbers on Jerseys

    Summer is just around the corner. You know what that means? Summer sports. Team sports offer screen printers a unique opportunity to develop a real niche in athletic printing. Landing repeat business means getting a consistent print that players and fans feel great about wearing. 

    How do you do it? Printing expert Colin Huggins explains three methods to apply numbers to a jersey.

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  • pink emulsion in container of baselayr long lasting
    April 12, 2021 Sage Larson

    Baselayr Long Lasting: The Emulsion for New Printers

    New screen printers. Darkroom novices. Riley Hopkins 150 Press users. DIY printers. We're talking to you. Say hello to Baselayr Long Lasting Emulsion, a high performance, high solids emulsion. It'll produce high-quality screens for printers who are still honing their darkroom processes.
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  • white ink across a screen
    March 19, 2021 Jacelyn Wedman

    How to Make a DIY Screen for Screen Printing

    Screen printers get creative when it comes to DIY projects. From building their own drying cabinets to using the sun for exposure, printers know how to use the tools they have at hand to get the job done. When Amanda Dunigan of Salt and Pine Co. made the switch from heat transfer vinyl (HTV) to screen printing, she didn’t completely ditch the vinyl. She kept her vinyl cutter to create stencils for screens. It works great, but it has its limitations. Amanda shared with us why this DIY screen process works for her and how she does it.
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  • jonathan inserting a screen into the drying cabinet
    February 8, 2021 Sage Larson

    What a Screen Drying Cabinet Does for Your Darkroom

    To create a stellar print, you need a solid screen. Using high quality emulsion and dialing in exposure times help, but it's a fraction of what's needed. Your darkroom matters. Jonathan Overmyer from Golden Press Studio shares tips on how to create an ideal darkroom. He also shares a personal story of an area where he struggles in his shop — keeping dust, lint, and fibers off his screens while they're drying. Luckily, Jonathan has found a piece of equipment that has tremendously reduced the amount of particles on screens that also speeds up production.
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  • man holding up a clean screen
    December 9, 2020 Sage Larson

    Dehaze, Degrease, De-Ghost with Sgreen® Stuff

    Sgreen® Stuff, a two-for-one dehazer and degreaser chemical, removes ink haze, oils, and containments so the emulsion will better adhere to the screen. To get the most out of this chemical, you need to know how to use it. Jonathan...

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  • shirt with a tiger on it next to a man swinging a flash dryer over a platen
    October 14, 2020 Sage Larson

    The Tools Needed for Oversized Prints

    Oversized prints are bold, loud, and eye-catching. Oversized prints are a cool way to show off a brand or artistic talent. To execute oversized prints, you need the right set of tools. Our latest video by Golden Press Studio goes over what tools and equipment you need to effectively pull off oversized prints.
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  • ryonet eco dunk tank and strip solution
    July 22, 2020 Sage Larson

    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. 
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  • Handy Tips for Coating Screens
    June 10, 2020 Sage Larson

    Handy Tips for Coating Screens

    After learning how to create the best environment for drying screens, now it's time to learn the best practices for coating screens. Screen printing expert Colin Huggins shows what to look for when coating screens to get the best emulsion coverage. Not all emulsions respond the same when coating screens: some emulsions require adjustments in pressure and speed, depending on the emulsion thickness and the type of mesh you're working with on your screen. You want the end result to a nice glisten that makes a great stencil for your next screen printing job.
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