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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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Screen Printing Tip: Degrease Your Screen

May 23, 2019

To ensure the highest stencil quality, you need to start with a screen that is free of grease, oil and dirt. In this post Mick Orr, Technical Guru and Applications Specialist for Chromaline, covers degreasing a screen for screen printing. Degreasing a Screen for Screen Printing ALL screens must be degreased prior to applying emulsion […]

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Choosing an Emulsion System

May 10, 2019

By Mick Orr, Applications Training Specialist for Chromaline >> Download the article as a pdf When it comes to screen printing, there are four types of emulsion systems to choose from: direct emulsions, capillary films, indirect stencils and direct/indirect systems. Which one is right for you? It is time to kick the tires and find […]

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Screen Printing Tip: How To Dry A Screen

April 20, 2019

By Mick Orr, Applications Training Specialist for Chromaline >> Download the article as a pdf Just like baking a cake, drying a screen requires that you follow a specific recipe. Screen drying involves more than just making sure emulsion is dry to the touch. It requires attention to the coating process, understanding of common drying […]