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Welcome to the Rittagraf Blog, your source of information about screen printing, traditional engraving, relief printing, photogravure, custom rubber stamps, engraving and laser cutting. Here you will find tutorials on materials and techniques, useful tips to improve your manual printing skills, and much more.

On our blog, we focus on providing valuable and practical content for beginners and experts alike. If you're looking for information on screens, inks, tools, and emulsions for screen printing, or about custom stamps, large stamps, and printing options, you're in the right place.

In summary, our goal is to help you improve your work in screen printing and engraving through practical tips and useful tutorials. Visit us regularly to discover everything we have prepared for you!

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    With excitement and gratitude, we once again participate in the International Printmaking and Paper Art Festival, FIG Bilbao 2023. In this 12th edition, we reaffirm our collaboration by awarding a prize in the 'Cubo De Las Tentaciones' project and conducting two technical demonstrations on photopolymer seals and unconventional screen printing. FIG not only brings together printmaking and graphic art enthusiasts but also fills us with graphic enthusiasm, touching our hearts deeply.

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    Curious about how our white screen printing ink looks on black paper? We're putting our eco-friendly paper screen printing inks to the test as we screen print unique notebooks designed by Oriol Miró, which his students used in the 30th Gothic Versal Calligraphy Workshop. In this tutorial, we'll share valuable tips to make the most of white screen printing with water-based inks over black surface.

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    Interested in improving the quality of your work in screen printing, photogravure, or other graphic techniques? Then you need to know all about positives. In this comprehensive positive guide, you'll discover everything from what they are and how they're made to how to print them and what to consider to achieve professional results. We'll also provide practical tips for creating your own positives at home and obtaining professional-grade photoliths with home printers. What is a photolith or positive? How can it enhance the quality of your work? Find out in this revised tutorial!

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    Using custom stamps for fabric imprinting is a fantastic idea. It's budget-friendly, requires minimal expertise, and is highly accessible for everyone. There are numerous options, and in this tutorial, we'll walk you through top-notch techniques to achieve excellent printing outcomes. In this tutorial, we unveil the finest tips for achieving exceptional results using eco-friendly textile screen printing inks applied with stamps.

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    Are you having trouble reclaiming your screen printing frames? Don't worry, in this article we provide you with the best tips and advice to solve the most common problems when removing emulsion residue. We analyze in detail the most frequent problems during the reclaiming process and explain how you can solve them. Proper screen reclamation is crucial in order to reuse our screen over and over again, extending its lifespan and saving costs on the purchase of new screens.

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    The process of reclaiming screen printing screens can be a challenge for users, but it is crucial for reusing screens over and over again and prolonging their lifespan. In this tutorial, we will teach you the best tips and tricks to effectively remove the emulsion and clean your screen printing screen. From common problems to practical solutions, we will analyze everything you need to know to achieve successful reclaiming. For example, you will learn how to use screen printing stripper, how to identify and solve residual emulsion problems, and much more. If you want to ensure that your screen printing screen lasts for many years, this tutorial is for you!

  • FAQs about Screen Printing Coating

    Published at: 02/04/2023

    © Carlos Alguacil for Rittagraf

    Discover the top solutions to the most common issues in screen printing coating. We simplify the process and provide answers to frequently asked questions. Enhance the quality of your prints and master the mesh coating process with our expert recommendations and professional tips.

  • ® Carlos Alguacil for Rittagraf

    Looking to improve the quality of your screen printing? Proper emulsion coating is key to achieving professional results. In this tutorial, we'll guide you through the basic steps for correctly coating the emulsion in a screen printing frame. Learn about the necessary tools, the importance of layers, emulsion thickness, drying, and other tips that will help you achieve professional results.

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    Are you familiar with the importance of preparing a screen for screen printing before applying emulsion? It may go unnoticed, but degreasing the screen mesh is crucial to achieving a perfect emulsion application. There is a reason why all screen printing professionals prepare their screens, and in this tutorial, we will explain why and what factors are most important to consider.

    We will walk you through the correct steps to properly condition a screen printing frame for serigraphy and provide you with the essential information to take into account.

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    Do you want to do screen printing but don't have machinery or a laboratory?

    Surely you have heard of Direct Drawing Screen Printing Process. In this comprehensive tutorial, we explain what it is, what materials are involved, and how to use them to master the entire process. Learn to do screen printing at home, without the need for complicated chemicals or long processes that require machinery. We offer you all the steps and tips to master this process that will allow you to do screen printing quickly and easily.

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