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Green Galaxy CryoCoat Emulsion

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Green Galaxy Cryocoat is a performance emulsion that offers a number of advantages for those shops that can meet its somewhat particular exposure requirements.

It is not recommended for use with exposure units smaller than 25x36, and should absolutely not be used with our DIY bulbs. For those applications, Ryonet WBP Emulsion is a better choice.

For shops that can give CryoCoat a strong enough exposure over a large enough area for consistent exposure, the emulsion offers many advantages. It holds up during long production runs for water based, discharge, and plastisol ink, without the need for chemical hardening*. It was specially formulated with the exact consistency to penetrate into the mesh and bond through the knuckles, providing superior emulsion over mesh (EOM) quality. It holds pristine detail during high output automatic production, and it reclaims easily enough to be used as any manual shop's number one choice for high performing versatile emulsion.


For long run water based/discharge production we recommend the use of Green Galaxy™ CryoPrep screen mesh degreaser and adhesion promoter.


  • Water-resistant.
  • No hardeners needed.
  • Durable enough for long print runs using water based and discharge inks
  • Holds pristine detail during automatic printing.
  • High solids concentration allows for superior penetration of mesh.
  • Extremely fast exposure time for quicker screen burning.
  • Active Additive: No additive needed (pre-sensitized)
  • Color: Green
  • Instructions: Green Galaxy™ CryoCoat Photopolymer Emulsion is pre-sensitized and ready for use. Apply to clean, degreased, and dried screen mesh with a scoop-coater using appropriate application techniques. We recommend using Green Galaxy™ CryoPrep screen mesh degreaser and adhesion promoter for long run water based/discharge production. For shorter print runs and high mesh counts, use the sharp edge of the squeegee and coat each side only one time. Be sure to rotate the screen so that you are pushing the emulsion from both sides to bond around the knuckles of the mesh. To create a thicker stencil or for longer production runs, coat up to two times per side, using the rounded edge. Allow your freshly coated screen to dry, shirt side down. Expose your screen with UV light. As with all emulsions, we recommend testing for appropriate exposure time for your unit, before exposing your design. Harden your stencil in post-exposure by duplicating the first exposure, after you have rinsed and dried the screen. This can also be accomplished by drying your screen in the sun. Reclaiming Green Galaxy™ CryoCoat is easy and works with most stencil removers or reclaimers that are available in concentrate and ready-to-use formulas. Follow proper instructions for reclaiming.
  • Shelf Life: Opened: 6-8 month
  • Exposure Variables: Exposure variables depend on mesh count, mesh color, EOM / stencil thickness, and relative humidity.  

    Lower mesh = slower exposure / Higher mesh = faster exposure

    Thicker stencil = slower exposure / Thinner stencil = faster exposure

    More moisture = slower exposure / Less moisture = faster exposure

    Yellow mesh = slower exposure / White mesh = faster exposure

  • Suggested Exposure Times:
    • FX - 450 LED: Low Mesh 2/1 Coat 8-10 Seconds
    • FX - 450 LED: High Mesh 2/1 Coat 7-8 Seconds
    • Scanning LED: 8-12 seconds 
    • Flatbed LED: 15-18 seconds 
    • Metal Halide 6000 Watt: 10-12 light units 
    • Metal Halide 3000 Watt: 20-24 light units 
    • Metal Halide 1000 Watt: 33-48 light units 
    • CFL Fluorescent Unfiltered UV - 240 Watts (X-Vactor, RXP2536): 
      • Low Mesh w/ 1/1 Coat = 50-55 seconds
      • High Mesh w/ 1/1 Coat = 45-50 seconds 

To further dial in your exposure time, we suggest running the Step Wedge test with a Step Wedge Calculator.

Click here to watch an instructional video on the Step Wedge Test

Helpful Hints to Ensure Your Emulsion Lasts Longer:

  • Keep in a cool area, the emulsion will break down much faster in heat. Keeping emulsion in a fridge can help to give a slightly extended shelf life, however, emulsion that has gotten to the point of freezing will no longer work properly and must be replaced.
  • Keep the emulsion lid on tight to preserve air and light leaks.
  • Gently mix the emulsion each time before use to help extend the life.
  • To ensure best results, date your emulsion once mixed and keep an extra container on hand once the emulsion is about to expire, environmental factors such as temperature and humidity can cause the emulsion to expire more quickly.*

*Environmental factors such as temperature and humidity can cause the emulsion to expire more quickly.

Notice: During winter parts of the U.S. and Canada will experience freezing temps. Please be aware that Emulsion can freeze. Once frozen, most emulsions are not usable, even "safe" emulsions can go bad if it is cold enough. Please plan your purchases around shipping to your business.

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Josh B.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Great product

I’ve been using this emulsion for over two years and have no regrets. Good stuff!


Hello and thank you for taking the time to leave a review! Cryocoat is an excellent emulsion, given you have the correct high-powered light source. Very glad to hear you have good success with it! Would you mind sharing what kind of exposure unit you use? Happy Printing! April with Ryonet

Tony L.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Best emulsion by far

I’ve used several types and brands and have had the most success with by far.


Hello and thank you for taking the time to leave a review! This is an excellent emulsion - glad to hear you're having success with it! Happy Printing! Sincerely, April with Ryonet

Ky F.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Great Emulsion

We love using cryocoat. It's convenient to not have to mix in diazo, and the emulsion lasts a very long time at our shop. The screens hold up very well after we have post exposed the screens. Great product.


Hey Ky! Ohhhh do you feel a shiver? Because I think CryoCoat has you HOOKED! :) Thank you so much for your review, and for letting us know how the Cryo is working out for ya! It's a great emulsion, and will definitely help you with those poppin' details :) Keep up the great work, and stay warm when using this stuff, k? ;) Sincerely, Kayli B

United States United States
CryoCoat Emulsion

Love this emulsion! Wish the 5 gallon bucket has a 'spicket' making it easier to pour from.


Hey Screen Printer! Thank you for your feedback and review! We love that you love this emulsion, and hear ya on that pour spout :) Any feedback you can provide us with is extremely appreciated, and I will for sure pass this on to our team! You're awesome! Sincerely, Kayli B

United States United States
A great buy

It was great emulsion and my design came out just as I needed! Really glad I choose to try it. Not disappointed at all.