Emulsion is a light sensitive liquid product that is coated onto a screen frame to create a stencil (required in order to create an image to print). Emulsion hardens where light hits (exposes) it and then washes away where light doesn’t hit it leaving the desired image to be printed on the screen frame.
Emulsion Remover is required to “reclaim” a screen; so that the stencil (emulsion) can be removed from the screen making it able to be used again and again. There are emulsion removers on the market including biodegradable ones that are water soluble, non-toxic and work quickly on most emulsions. Some are concentrates that are mixed with water while others are ready-to-use.
RhinoSol 600 is just one example of an emulsion remover that is a dual cure photo emulsion intended for use with most using plastisol, water based and discharge inks. It uses a powder sensitizer that, when used in conjunction with this high solids emulsion, offers excellent durability during printing. Make sure to have the emulsion completely dried for best results.
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RhinoTech and Graphics One, LLC, Announce a New Screen Transfer Technology and Technology Partnership
RhinoTech, an industry leading manufacturer of screen and graphics printing equipment, screen frame adhesives, such as RhinoBond, environmentally-sensitive screen frame cleaning chemicals and supplies is excited to announce its newest partnership with Graphics One, LLC (GO), a developer and worldwide distributor of innovative, world class digital imaging products. The new alliance will offer even more advanced direct screen transfer technology specifically designed for the color separation and screen printing markets.
This exclusive system offers a simple system workflow specially designed for home based, start-up and commercial screen and graphics printers who need rapid screen imaging capability with a fast turnaround time. The GO UNO DTS is also capable of imaging transfers for apparel and for rigid substrates.
Together with a GO UNO DTS system that is a high performance/high speed tabloid LED Direct-Transfer-Screen printer, a heat press and computer, stencil-making becomes fast and simple. The highly efficient system expedites color separation by by-passing most of the traditional methods of screen printing workflow.
Gregory Markus, president of RhinoTech states: “The benefits to our partnership translate into increased printing solutions for screen and graphics printers, embroiderers and crafters. Not only will this affordable system help boost bottom line goals for customers, but it will also correlate to our industry’s need to incorporate safer, environmentally sensitive products into the work place as RhinoScreen Dry Stencil Film is recyclable (papers contain no silicone or organic pollutants). And because of minimal space needs required for inventory and equipment, a start-up, home based or established business can easily take on the system.”
Christian Sam, GO Marketing, stated, “We are very excited with this new and revolutionary solution being introduced to the color separation and screen print market. With the partnership of GO UNO DTS printer and the RhinoScreen stencil film, screen printers whether startup or commercial now have a fast and simple workflow to produce a ready to be printed negative screens. This revolutionary system solution bypasses several production steps used in the traditional screen print workflow and greatly reduces production cost by eliminating several screen print components such as emulsions, chemicals, film positives and a darkroom. This remarkable solution is perfect for clients and customers who require a very fast turnaround times.”
The system comes with a 50 pack of RhinoTech’s RhinoScreen Dry Stencil Film, and a starter set of toners with GO UNO printer priced at $2,195.
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SWG² 145C Screen Wash by RhinoTech is a pleasant smelling, citrus-scented, water-soluble screen wash designed to work rapidly on Plastisol and UV Inks. It has proven ideal for efficient and expedient screen washing after the press run. It affords a higher flash point than lacquer thinner, alcohols, ketones, etc. and is biodegradable and environmentally sensitive. Additionally, this product meets the new VOC Regulations, Rule 1171.
SWG² 305 is a water-soluble, soy based screen wash designed to remove Plastisol and UV ink from the screen frame after the press run. It features the same characteristics as SWG² 145C Screen Wash: expedites screen washing; very little odor; very high flash point of over 425 F; biodegradable, eco-friendly; meets the new VOC Regulations, Rule 1171.
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