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Why Use Emulsion Hardeners?

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An emulsion hardener is a tool that screen printing shops keep in their back pocket to help their designs last for a long time. It’s something that smaller screen printing shops may not know about, but something that can save time, money, and effort in the long run.  Are you considering using an emulsion hardener in your screen printing business? If you’re ready to invest in this amazing tool, then you’ll need to see the facts: What is Emulsion Hardener? A screen printing emulsion hardener can save you time, money, and effort when you’re working on a new screen printing...

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Setting Up Screen Printing Shop From Home

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Starting a silk screen printing business is an amazing undertaking and one that you should be proud of! Starting a business is always an incredible achievement. Sometimes, however, reading up on all of the logistics can feel overwhelming. You should do your research when you start a business, but where do you begin? And how do you keep up with everything you need to know? Knowing the basic steps of how to get started can go a long way in helping you figure out what you’ve got handled, what you might need assistance with, and how to make the most...

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Tips on Creating Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Screen Printed Merch

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Are you looking for an environmentally friendly way to screen print? Holden’s Screen Supply offers sustainable products like water based screen printing inks.

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Film Positives for Screen Printing

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Screen printing is a challenging creative medium. There are various techniques and steps that go into creating a successful print. One of these steps includes creating a film positive. Obviously, this is a necessary process because without it, there would not be a design to print onto the clothing, signs, or other merchandise. You wouldn’t have much of a business left! It takes a skilled individual to create a film positive for screen printing that can give you the desired, high-quality results you want. There are plenty of technical terms and explanations describing how to make a proper film positive,...

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Dye Migration: 4 Tips to Avoid and Prevent It

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It’s hard to imagine a more frustrating or upsetting experience than seeing something you’ve worked so hard creating get destroyed by accident. Even with the best intentions, sometimes disasters simply can’t be prevented.  However, dye migration is one of the problems that can. If you’re using the right products, checking out the specifics of each dye and fabric, and finding the right cure, a lot of dye migration can be avoided and prevented, leaving you with clean lines and a long-lasting screen print.  What Exactly is Dye Migration? In short, dye migration is exactly what it sounds like: when the...

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