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Two Ways To Apply Capillary Film for Screen Printing

February 13, 2024

Capillary film revolutionizes the screen printing process by offering a coating method for creating consistent, high-quality stencils for screen printing. Traditionally capillary film is used in the electronics and graphic industries because of the high detail and consistent results that can be achieved, however it can benefit the textile industry as well. In this post […]

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4 Steps To A Clean Screen for Screen Printing

January 17, 2024

Screen printing demands precision at every step, especially when it comes to the preparation and maintenance of your screens. A clean screen is fundamental for achieving high-quality prints and will lead to less headaches on press. In this blog post we will take you through the screen cleaning process step-by-step, ensuring your screens are in […]

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Causes of Pinholes During Screen Making and How To Fix

December 28, 2023

Screen printing is a versatile and popular method for transferring intricate designs onto various surfaces. However, one common challenge that printers often encounter is the occurrence of pinholes in their screens. Pinholes are tiny imperfections that can disrupt the printing process and they are a persistent concern for screen printers. In this blog post, we […]

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Understanding Squeegee Durometer for Screen Printing

November 21, 2023

If you’re in the textile industry or just looking to master the art of screen printing, understanding squeegee durometer will help you make informed decisions when it comes to selecting the right squeegee for your textile printing projects. Durometer refers to the hardness of the squeegee blade. Measured on a scale from 0 to 100, […]

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Tips For Coating Screens with MagiCote Scoop Coaters

November 2, 2023

Screen printing is an art form that demands precision, control, and high-quality tools. When it comes to applying direct emulsion coatings, having the right scoop coater can make all the difference in the world. Chromaline understands the needs of screen printers, which is why we offer the MagiCote Scoop Coaters to help elevate your screen […]

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Exposure For Beginners: Understanding UV Light

October 18, 2023

When it comes to screen printing, one of the most critical steps is exposing your screens properly. A well-exposed screen can make a significant difference in the quality of your prints. In the pursuit of saving costs, many beginners venture into DIY exposure units or purchase a secondhand unit. However, the choice of light source […]

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6 Benefits of Traditional Screen Printing Over DTG Digital Printing

September 19, 2023

Photo Credit: The photo shown above is by Shout Out Loud Prints. The shirt on the left shows DTG Printing, the shirt on the right shows screen printing.  In the fast-paced world of modern printing techniques, two methods stand out: traditional screen printing and Direct-to-Garment (DTG) digital printing. While DTG printing has gained popularity due […]

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10 Benefits of Capillary Film for Screen Printing

August 15, 2023

Screen printing is an art form that requires precision and consistency. One crucial aspect of achieving impeccable results is the proper coating of screens. Traditionally, screen printers have relied on emulsion for this purpose. However, the industry has witnessed a transformation with the introduction of capillary films, offering a range of benefits that have taken […]

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All About Emulsion with Squeegee & Ink

July 19, 2023

Kevin Kauth, Chromaline’s Technical Sales Representative for the Midwest/Western states region, was recently a guest on the Squeegee & Ink Podcast. Squeegee & Ink is a screen printing studio based in the UK ran by Chassie and Emily that provides templates and learning resources for other screen printing studios and new screen printers. They also […]

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Automate Your Screen Making Process With Laser-To-Screen

June 19, 2023

The best screen prints start way before you get on press. A quality screen makes all the difference in how your final print will look. If you are ready to screen print the highest resolution images possible, you need to consider a laser-to-screen (LTS) auto screen making machine. WATCH VIDEO: Laser-To-Screen LTS 8012 Overview WATCH […]