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  • Printing with Plastisol vs. Water Based Ink
    April 2, 2021 Jacelyn Wedman

    Printing with Plastisol vs. Water Based Ink

    Screen printers debate which is better: plastisol or water-based ink. Some printers start out with plastisol ink, while others opt to jump right into water-based printing. But how are they different? Why would you use one over the other? Ink master Colin Huggins lays out the differences and nuances to printing each type of ink. You’ll be able to decide which ink is best for your shop.
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  • a gallon of comet white and pitch black on a table full of squeegees
    January 13, 2021 Sage Larson

    Is Water Based Printing Right For You?

    Intrigued by water-based inks? Water-based inks are great because they feel so soft on the garment and simple to print basic jobs, but it becomes challenging when printing complex art and it requires more legwork. Whether you’re ready for a new challenge or you received a request from a customer, printing with water-based inks is a whole new ball game compared to printing plastisol inks. Ink master Colin Huggins has shared helpful knowledge you need to know about water-based printing to help you decide if it’s right for you.
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  • Riley Hopkins Forced Air Flash Dryer with smoke in the background
    October 28, 2020 Sage Larson

    Don't be Scared to Print with Water-Based Inks. Be Prepared.

    Printing with water-based ink is a whole new ball game compared to plastisol ink. One of the challenges of water-based inks is achieving proper cure. With water-based inks, the water needs to evaporate before the pigment can cure. Having equipment with forced air is the most efficient way to cure water-based inks. Not every printer can get his or her hands on a forced air conveyor dryer, but investing in a forced air flash dryer is more feasible. 
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  • powering the print discharge print
    September 18, 2020 Sage Larson

    When To Use Discharge Ink (And When Not To)

    Printing with discharge ink is a fantastic way to create a vibrant print that's unbelievably soft. Discharge printing isn't for everyone though. Let's discover what is discharge, how it works, what's need for it, garment selection, and when and when not to use it.
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  • Water Based Ink
    June 19, 2018 Shawn Zimmerman

    [VIDEO] 90 Second Tip: Curing Water Based Inks

    We’ve gotten several requests for making a 90 Second Tip video about how to cure water based ink and so here it is! Cristen walks us through the key points of curing water based inks. Related Products View All of our Water Based Inks Here: Check out the Green Galaxy Water Based Ink Kit Here: […]

    The post [VIDEO] 90 Second Tip: Curing Water Based Inks appeared first on Ryonet Blog.

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