How to coat a screen with photo emulsion. This short video will explain how it is done incl a tip on how to set standards.
T-Mesh versus S-Mesh In high-end screen printing, we now use more often the S-Mesh instead the T-Mesh. As it have a better coverage and most printer use it for the under base. But not only for the under base, as specially for water base ink, it shears more easy with less pressure. The result [...]
The Pantone Capture is a tool to control your variables in Screen Printing. It gives you the affirmation that you prepare or print consistency the right pantone color. More about Screen Print Variables and their tools you find here https://www.chilliisland.com/screen-printing/tools-to-master-the-variables/ It is very helpful in detection clients color too, if you receive only a [...]
A common error to look at colors, are the wrong light conditions. Pantone came up with the simple tool Pantone Lighting Indicator. It simple shows, if the light conditions are right or wrong. How many time we see clients are complaining, the screen printed color is not right...did they see [...]
Screen Printing Tools for our variables And this is important for your color matching to get it right and to keep a record. Color matching is one of the screen printers problem, consistency with colors are only archived with quality tools. And this is why you should invest in a ~100 USD Scale. Don't [...]
The Tension Meter is a tool in screen printing to control the tension ofyour mesh. This is a another important key-point to archive a quality print. Here we show also how to calibrate the tension meter. When to use this tool: 1) When you are stretching your new Mesh on the frame to control [...]
The Moisture Meter is a Tool to control our variables in Screen printing. Here i explain how to use The Moisture Meter in Screen Printing and when you are ready to go. Emulsion should only be developed when it is dry inside. As it have an impact to the quality and durability of your [...]