Glass & Ceramic

Glass & Ceramic

Today, screen printing continues to play a significant role in the production of glass & ceramic products for both industrial and consumer applications.
Electronics Printing

Electronics Printing

The Printed Electronics industry is currently witnessing exponential growth as the demand for tech devices escalates—and screen printing continues to be a lean, efficient and reliable production option due to improved printing techniques, equipment and materials.
Textile Printing

Textile Printing

Chromaline knows that today’s Textile printers are looking for stencil systems that go beyond ink resistance and on-press durability—screen making and screen turn-around are just as important.
Graphics Printing

Graphics Printing

With the ability to screen print almost every design or text onto any substrate or 3-dimensional object, the capabilities for today’s graphic printer appear to be limitless—but not without challenges.

Just Enough

On November 19, 2012 By

There is one question that I routinely get from novice screen makers that is almost impossible to answer to the satisfaction of the screen maker. That question is: “How thick should I coat my screen?” My stand-by answer is “As thick as you need it.” This isn’t exactly the answer they were looking for but, it’s […]

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Tools

On August 9, 2011 By

Tools

So you got this job that requires a stencil thickness of 10 microns. How do you know if the stencil is going to work? Put your eye as close as possible to it? Scratch it with your fingernail? Just put it on the press an hope for the best?

A controlled stencil is extremely […]

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Summer time

On August 9, 2011 By

Man, it’s humid! You know, if you are hot and sweaty,
chances are your screens are breaking down. Maybe your inkjet positive are
sticking to the bottom of your screen after exposure. When you try to remove it
the black stays on the screen. The screen will process ok, but the positive […]

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Good Screen, Bad Screen

On August 9, 2011 By

It isn’t really a matter of a good screen going bad, as much as a bad screen being used.  Bad screens are just…bad. If allowed onto the press they affect print quality. Print quality can be broken down into a couple areas. Such as: resolution, and ink deposit. However, one area that is over-looked  in many shops is […]

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Finally! Summer is here. Warm weather, green grass, golf and fishing, fun in the sun, as long as you are on vacation,that is. For a screen maker summer weather usually means more stencil problems. Why so? you say. Summer weather as nice as it is, also increases the humidity. Humidity can cause a stencil to breakdown. […]

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Welcome to Chromaline Labs. Our intent is to use this blog as way to communicate about our progress, our excitement, our successes, our frustration, our trajectory toward changing the way screen printing stencil products perform.  We’re in the midst of building real momentum in the realm of product development and we realize that the best […]

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