screen printing emulsion

Getting Started with Capillary Film Emulsion for Screen Printing Stencils

Giving capillary film a try can help create more uniform screen printing stencils for sharper looking prints.

February 13, 2018 Getting Started with Capillary Film Emulsion for Screen Printing Stencils

For most screen printers, liquid emulsion is the preferred tool for coating screens to make stencils. There is an alternative that’s often overlooked and undervalued: capillary film. Capillary films are sheets of hardened emulsion on a polyester backing. The emulsion side of the film is applied directly to a wetted mesh screen. The emulsion forms a firm bond with the mesh as it dries, and the backing is peeled away. From there, the printer can expose a stencil much as they would a screen coated with liquid emulsion.

Understanding the Different Types of Screen Printing Emulsions

Good screen printing results start with a good stencil, and the best stencils start with the right emulsion!

January 27, 2017 Understanding the Different Types of Screen Printing Emulsions

A quality screen print requires a quality stencil. That means using the right screen printing emulsion for your job. So what types of screen printing emulsions are there? How are they different? How do you determine which type of emulsion to use?



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