How to Use Pantone Colors   Leave a comment

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Ink manufacturers work differently than thread manufacturers. Although it’s possible to buy premixed colors, ink manufacturers have developed ink mixing systems that are used to create Pantone matching inks colors for print. We keep common colors on the shelf, but for more unique shades, it’s no problem to custom mix it. An important thing to note when referencing Pantone colors and screen printing inks is that the inks can still vary slightly despite the exact nature of the formulas. This depends on the color of garment being printed, material we are printing on, and whether or not we need to print a white under base.

For more information on this, you may want to read over this free download guide that goes into more detail about screen printing inks and Pantone colors.

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Posted April 16, 2014 by gaslightpromotions in Uncategorized

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