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Tips for Exposing Screen Printing Screens with the Sun

Jacelyn Wedman
Proper screen exposure is vital to getting that perfect print. Purchasing an exposure unit can be pricey. There’s one option that many printers turn to: the power of the sun. You can use the sun as your exposure unit. But should you? Let’s go over how to expose a screen in the sun and potential issues you might encounter.

Making Your Own Sun Exposure Unit

Emily Rogers

If you are a DIY printer, using the sun to expose your screens is an effective and free way to make your screens. I would recommend using a dual cure emulsion (the type that requires Diazo to activate) because this kind of emulsion is more forgiving than pre-sensitised emulsions. I recommend this because it is […]

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