Sunday, July 11, 2010

Silk Screen Printing Instructions

Charlie and I just  got a silk screening set up for our studio and have a make shift darkroom, in our bathroom! We were in the need of exposure times and found some posted below. Happy Printing!
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SPEEDBALL SCREEN PRINTING SYSTEM
Recommended Exposure Chart

150 Watt Bulb, Clear Incandescent
Screen Size . 150W Bulb Height . . Exposure Time
8"x10" . . . . . . 12 inches . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 minutes
10"x14" . . . . . 12 inches . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 minutes
12"x18" . . . . . 15 inches . . . . . . . . . 1 hr. 14 minutes
16"x20 . . . . . . 17 inches . . . . . . . . . 1 hr. 32 minutes
18"x20" . . . . . 17 inches . . . . . . . . . 1 hr. 32 minutes
BBA No. 1 Photoflood (250 Watt)
Screen Size . . Lamp Height . . Exposure Time
8" x 10". . . . . . 12 inches . . . . . 10 minutes
10"x14". . . . . . 12 inches . . . . . 10 minutes
12 "x 18" . . . . .15 inches . . . . . 16 minutes
16"x2O" . . . . . 17 inches . . . . . 20 minutes
18"x2O" . . . . . 17 inches . . . . . 20 minutes
PLEASE NOTE:
This chart has been prepared using an aluminum foil pie-plate reflector as indicated in our instructions.
For full detailed instructions and supplies click link below.
http://www.reuels.com/

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