Thermofax ThermoFAQ’s

What is a thermofax screen? Just like an old fashioned silk screen – but made with a thermofax machine. Yup – the 3m machines from way back! Don’t you just love it when people come up with new uses for obsolete technology? See this funny sweet commercial for the machine with Bing Crosby from 1964… relax with the Thermo-Fax! What do I get when I order? Image Only Image + Frame Print Ready Many people don’t mind printing without a frame. The mesh will curl so you need to stabilize it. Simply “bind” all four edges with duct tape  and you are good to go. Here is a video tutorial showing you how to do that. I prefer using a frame because you can pick up the screen and move it with one hand. Order this if you would like to tape the mesh onto the frame yourself. And here is a tutorial showing you how to tape your image to a frame. If you’d prefer to rip your screen out of the package and print immediately then order it mounted. I mount your screens with waterproof duct tape on BOTH SIDES of the frame. I find that the double sided … Continue reading Thermofax ThermoFAQ’s