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The Effects of an Underexposed Screen

November 25, 2019

By Mick Orr, Applications Training Specialist for Chromaline Download the article as a pdf >> The effects of underexposure can be hard to detect because they come in small doses. You get used to working around these glitches on a day-to-day basis, but in the end they accumulate and affect your bottom line. Three Screen […]

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Drying A Screen for Screen Printing

November 12, 2019

A properly made screen is the most critical part of the screen printing process. After you coat your screen, properly drying your emulsion coated screen for screen printing will avoid issues on press later. Follow these Quick Mick Tips to ensure a properly dried screen. Proper Lighting When Drying A Screen for Screen Printing The […]

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How To Reclaim a Screen for Screen Printing

October 15, 2019

Reclaiming a screen is a basic step in the screen printing process, but learning the basics can sometimes feel overwhelming when it comes to screen printing. Equip yourself with the right screen printing products, and the right knowledge, to avoid frustration when reclaiming a screen. Check out our easy step-by-step guide on how to reclaim […]

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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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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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Epson P400 Printer Package Setup

January 20, 2019

The Epson P400 Printer Package by Chromaline is designed to deliver high-quality photopositives and photonegatives. Lower your cost-per-print by utilizing the P400’s ability to feed our compatible AccuJet rolls. Produce the deepest black prints by charging all 8 channels with Chromaline’s UV-blocking all black AccuInk set. All easily configured by the latest, FilmMaker v10 RIP […]

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Inkjet Printer vs. Laser Printer

December 1, 2018

We often get asked what printer is best to use, a laser or inkjet? Here are three advantages of making photopositives and photonegatives with inkjet printers over laser printers or thermal imagesetters. Equipment Cost Equipment cost is a lot lower with an inkjet printer. Inkjet printers are relatively inexpensive, and typically cost a fraction of […]

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Storing Chromaline Emulsions & Reading Lot Numbers

November 12, 2018

Chromaline strives to provide our customers with the freshest possible products. When storing and rotating Chromaline products on your shelf, please take into consideration the characteristics of a product which could be degraded or influenced by storage conditions. Be sure to take appropriate measure in finding a proper solution. Use the oldest goods first Double-check […]

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Good Screen, Bad Screen

September 12, 2012

It isn’t really a matter of a good screen going bad, as much as a bad screen being used. Bad screens are just…bad. If allowed onto the press they affect print quality. Print quality is usually broken down into two areas: resolution and ink deposit. However, one area that is over-looked in many shops is […]