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The Ultimate Screen Printing Tool Kit

August 5, 2019

Every profession has its own set of tools. Surgeons work with scalpels, carpenters use hammers and screen printers use… well, screen printers use a whole slew of tools to ensure they are getting consistent results every time. Or at least they should be! Here is an inside look into the personal tool kit that our […]

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It’s Time To Get PHAT… Super PHAT

July 23, 2019

By Mick Orr, Applications Training Specialist for Chromaline Download the article as a pdf >> Sometimes it’s just plain difficult to do certain jobs. Like putting in a new sidewalk, or printing manhole covers. Know what I mean? Or how about making bullet proof vests? Well, folks all those problems can now be solved by […]

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Water-Resistant Emulsions for Screen Printing

July 17, 2019

When screen printing with water-based inks, you may notice that your stencil starts to break down over time. The high water content in your water-based ink can cause your stencil to become less crisp over a long run. It is important to use a water-resistant emulsion when coating your screen. Water-Resistant Emulsions for Screen Printing […]

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Drying Inkjet Film When It’s Humid

July 8, 2019

In our last post we covered how to fight humidity using ChromaLime Premium Emulsion during the screen making process. But before you even get to making your stencil, do you notice that your positives seem a little damp or that they stick to bottom of the screen while exposing? Or maybe you can’t stack them […]

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Fight Humidity with ChromaLime

July 1, 2019

As summer starts to heat up and the humidity increases, your screen printing process can be affected. Chromaline’s premium screen print emulsion, ChromaLime, is designed to be tack-free in order to help eliminate sticking to inkjet films and exposure glass. Don’t remain STUCK with old emulsion technology, step up to ChromaLime and beat the humidity […]

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Q&A: Help! Emulsion Remover Dried On My Screen

June 24, 2019

In this Q&A, Mick addresses a common question we receive about what to do when emulsion remover dries on the screen during the reclaiming process. QUESTION: Hello. I went to reclaim my screen after printing. I applied Chroma/Strip screen reclaimer but then I got distracted with a phone call and forgot about it. The emulsion […]

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Top 5 Causes of Undercutting When Making a Screen

June 17, 2019

There are many variables that can affect a print’s quality during screen printing. Don’t let a bad stencil be one of them. When talking about screen printing, undercutting refers to the reduction of the size of an image due to light traveling beneath the film positive. Check out these top five screen printing tips for […]

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Aquarius Water-Based Inks & CP Tex

June 12, 2019

Are you a high-production screen printing shop striving to improve your product while maintaining a competitive price? Join industry leader Kevin Kauth, Midwest Technical Sales Representative for Chromaline Screen Print Products, at the SPSI Corporate Office in Maple Grove, MN on June 19-20, 2019 for an informative workshop designed to help your high-production shop produce […]

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Screen Printing Tip: Coating Consumption & Emulsion Usage

June 4, 2019

By Mick Orr, Applications Training Specialist for Chromaline >> Download the article as a pdf Every now and then we get a call from a screen maker who asks how far a gallon of emulsion will go. Good question. The easy answer is, “Until it’s gone.” But, of course, this isn’t the response you would […]

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Win A Battlestar Swag Bag

June 1, 2019

Congratulations to Lynn Thompson from Thompson Gifts & Awards in Cincinnati, Ohio. Lynn was the winner of our May the 4th Be With you Battle of the Emulsions. During the month of May, we asked our customers to join our star fleet as our two top selling emulsions battled it out on our online store. […]