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How To Use A Dual Exposure Calculator for Screen Making

July 10, 2024

When making screens for screen printing, a proper exposure can save you hours of frustration on press. At least 90% of stencil failures can be traced back to exposure times. Chromaline’s Dual Exposure Calculator eliminates miscalculated exposure time with three kinds of quality checks: determines your correct exposure time, performs a print quality check and […]

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How To Dry Your Coated Screens for Screen Printing

June 24, 2024

Properly drying your coated screens when making screens for screen printing is a critical step in the screen making process. It ensures that the emulsion adheres uniformly to the mesh, preventing issues such as peeling or flaking during printing. This uniform adhesion is critical for maintaining the integrity of your design, allowing for sharp and […]

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Maximize ROI with Laser-To-Screen (LTS) Technology for Screen Printing

May 17, 2024

In the competitive world of screen printing, efficiency and cost-effectiveness are key to staying ahead. One technology that has been making waves in the industry is our Laser-To-Screen (LTS) auto exposure units, used for exposing screens. To highlight the benefits of LTS over traditional methods that use inkjet film, ink, or wax, we conducted a […]

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How To Make A Screen For Screen Printing

April 15, 2024

Embarking on the journey of screen printing can feel overwhelming with the myriad of choices and detailed processes involved. From selecting the right mesh and frame to understanding the nuances of emulsions and exposures, the initial steps may seem daunting. However, Chromaline is here to streamline the screen making process and help simplify the entire […]

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10 Common Reasons For Stencil Breakdown On Press

March 27, 2024

One of the most frustrating issues that screen printers face is the breakdown of their screens during the printing process. Screen breakdowns can lead to poor print quality, wasted materials, and increased downtime, all of which can impact the efficiency and profitability of a print shop. Understanding the common reasons behind screen breakdowns is essential […]

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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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Storing Chromaline Emulsions

November 28, 2023

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 – […]

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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, […]