Everything You Need to Know to Screen Print an Underbase  | Screenprinting.com

Everything You Need to Know to Screen Print an Underbase

Sage Larson
Knowing how to screen print an underbase is crucial for screen printers. If you want a bright, vivid print, you'll need to lay down a solid white base. Rogue Lab Owner Lee Stuart breaks down the steps on how to achieve a fantastic underbase.
How to Handle White Plastisol Inks in Cooler Temperatures  | Screenprinting.com

How to Handle White Plastisol Inks in Cooler Temperatures

Sage Larson
Dreaming about warm summer days when your ink flows oh so smoothly? Winter and its cooler temperatures sure makes it difficult for a screen printer, especially with white plastisol inks. The ink feels thick, stringy, and stiff. It requires more effort to lay down a good ink deposit. Does it have to be this hard? Nope. Ink and Chemistry Guru Colin Huggins shares his secrets to making white plastisol ink easier to handle during the cooler months.
How to Achieve Matte or Glossy Prints  | Screenprinting.com

How to Achieve Matte or Glossy Prints

Sage Larson
Wondering how to adjust the final looks of the ink? (Is it too shiny? Want it to look dull? Or is it dull and you want it to look shiny?) Let's look into it.
How to Achieve Soft-Hand Prints Using Plastisol Ink  | Screenprinting.com

How to Achieve Soft-Hand Prints Using Plastisol Ink

Sage Larson

Want soft-hand prints? Print with water-based inks. 

Well, water-based printing isn't accessible to every printer. Luckily, there are some things you can do to make your plastisol prints softer. Between the inks you choose to use, the garments you're printing on, and to the available ink additives, achieving soft plastisol prints is possible. Let's take a look to see how to accomplish this goal. 

End Of Year Review  | Screenprinting.com

End Of Year Review

Ryan Moor
As a year ends and another begins many of us reflect on what it is and why we spend our lives working towards, chasing, believing, and dreaming. Wh...
Wilflex ROI - Return On Ink  | Screenprinting.com

Wilflex ROI - Return On Ink

Kaitlyn Ingram

You may have heard or seen us say that, despite being pricier, Wilflex inks end up saving you money.  And in theory, that’s great!  But, how does it work in practice?  You may be familiar with the idea of ROI, or Return on Investment.  We’re going to talk about Wilflex’s ROI, or Return on Ink. […]

 

Printing White on a Carded Cotton Shirt  | Screenprinting.com

Printing White on a Carded Cotton Shirt

Kaitlyn Ingram

There’s no doubt that ring spun cotton is a better printing surface, but when it comes down to it, most printers will ended up with carded cotton tees. They’re more accessible and cheaper, even if they’re not as smooth to print on. Don’t fret, though! Getting smooth, soft prints on carded cotton t-shirts is well […]

 

Wilflex Simpli5 - Epic Perfect White  | Screenprinting.com

Wilflex Simpli5 - Epic Perfect White

Kaitlyn Ingram

When creating inks, PolyOne, the parent company of Wilflex, bases their testing on five key performance indicators that they call, “Simpli5.”  Let’s talk about the Simpli5 details of our newly updated Wilflex Epic Perfect White. Performance in Bucket How the ink performs before it even leaves the bucket is a very important factor in […]

 

Which White is the Right White?  | Screenprinting.com

Which White is the Right White?

Kaitlyn Ingram

With so many white inks out there on the market, it’s sometimes hard to tell which white is the right white for the job you’re trying to do. In our last blog post, we introduced a new White Ink Comparison chart that we created to help differentiate the white plastisol inks we currently have available, […]

 

Wilflex Epic Perfect White LB - The Only White You'll Ever Need  | Screenprinting.com

Wilflex Epic Perfect White LB - The Only White You'll Ever Need

Kaitlyn Ingram

About a year ago, Ryonet made the decision to switch ink manufacturers from International Coatings to Wilflex.  This was neither an easy nor quick decision, but ultimately, we wanted to help bring higher quality inks into more shops. At the time, we introduced a versatile white ink called Epic Low Bleed White.  It was […]

 

[VIDEO] How to Screen Print Wilflex Plastisol Ink on Dark Garments  | Screenprinting.com

[VIDEO] How to Screen Print Wilflex Plastisol Ink on Dark Garments

Shawn Zimmerman

Have you ever found yourself struggling to maintain the opacity and vibrancy of your print when printing plastisol inks on dark garments? Many times, you either need to do a print-flash-print, or you have to slap an underbase down before you can get to your real design.  Otherwise, you risk your design seeming faded or […]

 

[VIDEO] How To Screen Print Foil Transfers with Wilflex HD Clear Foil Adhesive  | Screenprinting.com

[VIDEO] How To Screen Print Foil Transfers with Wilflex HD Clear Foil Adhesive

Shawn Zimmerman

Check out HD Clear from Wilflex and other great screen printing supplies here: https://goo.gl/Vq0bhK Transcript: Hey Screen Printers, in this screen printing instructional video we are going to show you how to use Wilflex’s Epic HD Clear as a Foil Adhesive for screen print foil transfers. We have found and verified from expert printers such […]