Dirasol Photographic Emulsion
A two-part emulsion for photographic stenciling.
Dirasol 25 is specially formulated for printers of T-shirts, sports and fashion wear, using water-based inks.
All handling of Dirasol emulsions should be carried out in a light of low blue and ultra-violet content.
Use yellow or weak tungsten illumination.
Hand coating the screen:
Stand the screen on edge slightly inclined away from the operator and process the screen as follows:
Apply one or two coats, wet on wet, on the print side of the screen and then apply extra coats on the squeegee side of the screen depending on the stencil build required.
Speedball Diazo Photo Emulsion 26.4FL OZ (780ml)
The photo emulsion method of screen printing is perhaps the most exciting method created!
It makes fine line drawings, computer generated images, various hand and commercial lettering and photgraphic half-tone positives.
The photo emulsion method requires:
1) Screen prepared with the photo emulsion / sensitizer mixture
2) Film positive or a printed transparency film
3) Light source that will transfer the opaque images on your positive to the light sensitive printing screen.
recommed BBA 1 photo flood or eqivalent light.
Speedball Diazo Photo Emulsion Remover 8oz
When applied to the emulsion-coated screen, it reclaims the screen with minimal cleaning effort.
Remover allows screens to be re-used.
Wash out the old photo emulsion and your screen is ready to start fresh. 8oz 236mls
Speedball Diazo Sensitiser
Must be mixed with Diazo photo emulsion (sensitiser bottle appears empty, but actually contains condensed paste that is to be 3/4 filled with water.)
Sensitizer is used with diazo photo emulsion, and is the ingredient that makes the emulsion light sensitive and ready to develop. 2oz (56grams).
Speedball Drawing Fluid
Apply with a brush, allow fluid to dry, then coat the screen with screen filler.
Use a squeegee to coat the screen.
When dry, the drawing fluid can be washed out, allowing the drawn image to be printed.
To remove use an ammonia based cleaning product.
Speedball Screen Filler
Designed to block out area not intended to be screen printed.
Draw your design with a brush with drawing fluid onto a clean screen and allow to dry.
Squeegee speedball screen filler over the drawing fluid and allow to dry.
Wash screen with cold water, removing drawing fluid and opening areas to allow printing ink through.
When finished, remove filler with warm water and an ammonia based cleaning product.
Available in 250ml or 1 Litre.