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1 Dec 2017  | 0 Comments

Christmas is rapidly approaching, and hand made screen printed items make a great impression under (and on) the tree. Here are our top easy projects using eco friendly ink for screen printing to make your festive season vibrant this year.

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13 Sep 2017  | 0 Comments

Screen printing has been around for centuries, but that doesn’t mean modern technology can’t make the process even more effective and creative. These are our top 4 picks for apps in 2017 that can take your screen printing to the next level.

Sip Colour

Have you spotted the perfect colour scheme for your next T-shirt design in a birthday cake or a plant, but don’t know how to identify the hues? You need Sip Colour on your phone. This free iPhone app allows you to select colours and colour schemes in one easy snap, then adjust hue, saturation and brightness for the perfect result.

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24 Nov 2016  | 0 Comments

With Christmas just around the corner, now is the time to whip up some unique and fun Christmas gifts by screen printing, block printing or even hand painting fabrics with Permaset eco-friendly inks.

There’s nothing like giving a hand-made gift, and you can screen print, block print or hand paint onto fabric easily with a few simple tools! Take a look at these Christmassy projects created by some of the artisans around Australia.

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28 Jul 2016  | 1 Comment

Organic cotton T-shirts are not only increasingly popular with consumers for their eco-friendly origins, they’re also super comfortable to wear. Screen printing on organic cotton requires a few special considerations, so here are a few tips from our professionals. … Read More

26 Feb 2016  | 0 Comments

VISCOSITY

Permaset ink has a viscosity profile optimized to thin under the shear of a squeegee blade, pass through the mesh + then sit up on the fabric without running any further. Block inks generally are formulated to be much much stickier. So, first thing, you will need to use a different sort of brayer and we recommend a small foam roller to lay the ink out. … Read More

PERMASET INKS DO NOT CONTAIN OZONE DEPLETING CHEMICALS SUCH AS CFCS OR HCFCS. THEY ARE ALSO FORMULATED FREE OF AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS. PERMASET IS FREE OF VOLATILE ORGANIC SOLVENT AND DOES NOT CONTAIN PVC RESIN OR PHTHALATE PLASTICISER