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IVA Printmaking Equipment

We look forward to safely returning to in-person instruction and activities this autumn quarter. Current and prospective students please visit our COVID-19 Updates pages.

Interdisciplinary Visual Art has facilities that host classes focusing on several printmaking techniques including intaglio, monotype, screen printing, drypoint, aquatint, and block printing.

Presses

  • 1 Takach Floor Model Press 32 x 56"
  • 1 Charles Brand Floor Model Press 36 x 60"
  • 1 Takach Table Top Press 24 x 48"
  • 1 Glen Alps Floor Model Press 26 x 65"

Printing Equipment

  • 1 Pexto Plate Shear 39 x 20"
  • 1 Aquatint Box compressed air 44 x 33 x 60"
  • 2 Hot Plates 20 x 30"
  • 1 Ryobi Scroll Saw
  • 2 Foredom Flexshaft Tools + Bit Library
  • Compressed Air Sources
  • 9 Electric Engraving Tools
  • 4 Dremmel Tools
  • 1 Bosch Handheld Jigsaw
  • 1 Milwaukee Sawzall
  • 5 Drying Racks
  • 1 Electric Grinding Wheel
  • 1 Logan Professional Mat Cutter
  • 1 Paper Cutter 31 x 31"
  • Assorted Paper Soaking Trays
  • Wood and Metal Flat Files
  • Etching, Relief, Mezzotint Tool Library
  • Plexiglas Library
  • Printmaker’s Chop
  • Large rollers, various sizes
  • 80 Lithographic Stones, various sizes
  • 2 Stone Lithography Levigators

Screen Printing

  • 1 Nuarc Vacuum exposure unit 48 x 39"
  • 1 Screen washout booth
  • 1 Ryobi Pressure washer
  • 1 24-slot Screen Drying Cabinet
  • 1 10-slot Oversized Drying Cabinet
  • 22 screen print bases
  • 24 x 36" Lightbox + Cart
  • 1 11 x 17" Portable Light Table
  • Screen Library
  • Squeegee Library

Facilities

  • Oversized Large work sinks
  • 1 Paper Soaking Sink 31 x 65"
  • 1 spray booth 36 x 72" ventilated
  • Ventilated acid room 9 x 18'
  • 5 Gallon Ferric Chloride Vertical Acid tank
  • 3 Ventilated fume hoods 6' x 60"
  • Glass and wood work tables

Miscellaneous

  • 4 Mould & Deckle sets
  • Pellon Felts
  • Assorted Papermaking Tubs
  • Miscellaneous Papermaking Assists
  • Cyanotype station/trays/glass

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