Dip Tank for Dummies

Dip Tank for Dummies

May 23, 2019

There is a lot of confusion when it comes to using a dip tank. How long do you leave the screens in for developing vs reclaiming, what chemicals to use, this guy told me this, but I’ve been trying this? Let’s try and answer this as simple as possible in this Dip Tanks for Dummies post.

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Liquid Tape for Dummies!

Liquid Tape for Dummies!

May 07, 2019

Ok guys so tape is something that all screen printers use at one point or another and they all use something different. So lets go ahead and try and figure out what makes more sense for you to use next time you need to buy new supplies.

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Blurred Prints  - For Dummies

Blurred Prints - For Dummies

April 23, 2019

One thing printers may encounter when learning to print is the image bleeding, it’s super frustrating but we are going to give you a list of things to look out for when this happens.

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Squeegee Durometer - For Dummies

Squeegee Durometer - For Dummies

April 01, 2019

Squeegee durometer is something that is not known to many printers. A lot of new comers aren’t sure what the difference may be or how one can be more beneficial than the other.

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Water Based Ink 101

Water Based Ink 101

March 25, 2019

Ok, water-based printing is something that everyone and their moms are wanting to do now. That doesn’t mean you should rebel and not print with it but that doesn’t mean you need to follow the crowd either. Like most things that come with screen printing it is all preference at the end of the day.

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Plastisol Ink 101 - For Dummies

Plastisol Ink 101 - For Dummies

March 04, 2019

When it comes to screen printing the most commonly used ink universally is most likely going to be plastisol ink. Why is that the case? Well for starters it is very user friendly, has good screen life and its almost impossible for it to go bad aside from it curing, and it adheres (sticks) to almost anything that can withstand the curing temperature.

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Emulsion Life Span

Emulsion Life Span

February 25, 2019 2 Comments

For a lot of us screen printers (hobbyist, small shop etc.) a quart of emulsion can go a long way. Now we all know that emulsion is one of those products that needs to be used or you will eventually have to dispose of it.

 

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Screen Mesh 101 - For Dummies

Screen Mesh 101 - For Dummies

February 04, 2019

Screen mesh is something that is talked about time and time again. A lot of new comers aren’t sure what to use and normally think what came in their starter kits is going to cut it. Well noobs those screens wont!

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