Here is a quick tip video for those of us who wear eyeglasses and screen print. In this video you can learn how to keep your expensive eyewear safe with a few tips. Once in a while people who wear glasses will ask me how I care for mine when I screen print especially when it comes to the use of spray tack. I figured it was about time to share what I do in order to keep my expensive glasses safe and in good condition. So here is a fun and entertaining video that will help you keep your glasses from getting ruined in the print shop.
The new video is called, “Screen Printing Tip: Caring For Your Prescription Eyeglasses.” This tutorial screen printing video is a quick tips video for those of us who wear eyeglasses and screen print. This is something most people do not think about unless you wear eyeglasses. All of us who are near sighted or far sighted know how expensive prescription eyeglasses can be so this video gives you a few tips on how to protect your costly spectacles while screenprinting tee shirts or other substrates. There are two instances in the screen printing process that may be destructive to high end lenses with premium coatings. We know that spray tack is one of the dangers for eyewear due to the fact that it mists out into the air and settles on most everything in the shop including eyewear. You can simply switch to water based pallet adhesives or you can do what I explain in this entertaining educational video about textile printing. The other instance is when we work with screens in the washout booth. Any splash backs from those chemicals can get onto the lenses of your glasses. Degreasers will be the most benign but what about reclaiming chemicals and haze removers? With these few tips you won’t have to worry about that anymore.
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This is really helpful man! This does not only apply to working with screen printing but on tasks that require the use of chemicals the eventually end clouding our glasses. I am taking that denatured alcohol tip of yours with me to the workshop!
The reason it applys to screen printing is because of spray tack. That’s what it is about really. Getting the spray tack off your lenses without damaging them. If you know about screen printing you know what spray tack is:
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