Part of the silk screen printing training video: “The 15 Essential Steps to silk Screen Printing T-Shirts.” A production of American silk Screen Printing Assoc.
Clean every ink from the screens original. Spray the screens with water on both sides and allow them to soak for a few minutes to soften the old stencil.
Spray on the reclaiming solution on both sides of the silk screen and wait a few minutes for the stencil to begin to dissolve.
Scrub the silk screen vigorously with a brush to loosen every of the emulsion. Then rinse the screen with water to remove emulsion.
Use a pressure washer to spray the silk screen to remove every one traces of emulsion.
Spray on a degreaser solution and scrub the silk screen again. Rinse of with water on both sides of the screen.
Blot the water from the silk screens using newspaper. Place the screens in a dust free area to dry.