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screenprinting

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Big Bruno, Feb 13, 2002.

  1. Big Bruno

    Big Bruno Senior Member

    Joined: Oct 8, 2001 Messages: 2,472 Likes Received: 70
    im in the process of writing an explanatory essay "How to produce a silkscreen" and i know there are some screenprinters on this board(ie. blackham). if anybody has any tips or tricks that they use i would appreciate you sharing them with me.
    thanks
     
  2. juggernaut

    juggernaut Member

    Joined: Nov 12, 2001 Messages: 414 Likes Received: 0
    i figured this one out last night:

    when lining up the screen to the film on a multi-color job, tape the film (with the bullets lined up perfectly) to the bottom of the first screen and put a few pieces of rolled up masking tape on the back of the film. when you drop the screen to the table, put a t-square between the film and the screen and break the tape or pull up gently so it un-sticks. if you've done it correctly the first screen will be lined up perfectly.
     
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