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How to clean and reclaim your screen printing frames

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So we've already covered a little of this in our Top Tips from the Workshop: Great screens post, but there's always more to be said! This time we're looking at how to strip the screen right back, so that it is just the mesh and it can be used again for a new design. Top Tip: It's always important to clean the ink off the screen after you've finished printing, not only will you be able to use the excess ink you save, but it will make your life so much easier when you come to use that screen again,...

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5 Reasons to start screen printing with Hunt The Moon

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Everyone loves a top 5! We thought we'd highlight a few of the reasons why we think we'd be a great partner in your screen printing journey.    1. We're printers ourselves. We can offer advice, we know our products inside out and what's more, we love to print - so we can talk you through bits and pieces and if you live nearby, why not come and print with us? 2. Love to print rewards. Earn store credit every time you order from us. Pick up a point for every £1 you spend and earn a whole heap of points...

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Why should you use waterbased screen printing ink?

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It's no secret that we’re big fans of waterbased ink, here's why. Waterbased inks have also came a long way over the years, they are now bright and vibrant, and there are lots of options and methods for getting light colours to show up well on darker garments. Long gone are the days where waterbased inks couldn't hold their own against plastisol inks. Here’s the important stuff: - It's environmentally better - Waterbased inks are far better for the world than plastisol inks. - Wash out – You can wash waterbased inks out with tap water, if the inks a little...

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