Silkscreen Print Services

New Printing Screens (aluminum)

When shop inventory allows, AIR sells standard size screens, stretched with 200 yellow mesh. Other mesh counts and sizes can be custom ordered. (200 MESH).

20 x 24 aluminum frame 200 mesh       $25  

23 x 31 aluminum frame 200 mesh       $30   

30 x 40 aluminum frame 200 mesh       $65  

36 x 48 aluminum frame 200 mesh       $100
 

Screen Rental

If you are looking for a screen to use for a short term project but do not want to own it, the studio provides short term screen rentals for projects and educational programs. (This is the price of the screen rental only and does not include exposure – see exposure pricing below).

20 x 24 aluminum frame 200 mesh       $25 

23 x 31 aluminum frame 200 mesh       $30

Equipment Rental

The studio makes hinged lock downs, printing boards, squeegees, and other equipment and supplies available to the artist and educator on a short term rental basis.                                   

Fee: $25 for a two day rental: Standard Supply Kit includes two hinge clamps, print board, squeegee and an ink spatula.

Photographic Silkscreen Exposure (new screens)

The studio coats and exposes standard size photographic screens for a fee. Screen sizes must conform to shop storage spaces. This process demands at least 48 hours for delivery.

This service is for new screens only (see below for used screens) and includes cleaning and prepping the screen, coating the screen with a standard shop photo emulsion (ulano), curing the emulsion, exposing the screen, wash-out, and drying.

(This pricing does not include film, an adequate film positive must be provided by the client for exposure. Any proofing or printing is also extra).

Fee: $15 for a new 20 x 24 aluminum frame 200 mesh screen

Fee: $15 for a new 23 x 31 aluminum frame 200 mesh screen

Fee: $15 per square footage of image area for larger screens (screen size must conform to shop storage capacities)

 

Photo Screen Exposure (used screens)

On a case by case basis the studio may be able to expose standard size screens belonging to others.

The screen must be inspected and pricing is adjusted based on the condition of the screen. Pricing below assumes a reasonable screen and includes basic cleaning, coating, and exposure.

Screen sizes must conform to shop storage spaces. This process demands at least 48 hours for delivery.

Fee: $15 for a 20 x 24 aluminum frame 200 mesh screen

Fee: $15 for a 23 x 31 aluminum frame 200 mesh screen

Fee: $15 per square footage of image area for larger screens (screen size must conform to shop storage capacities)