PRINTMAKING SERVICES & OUR FACILITIES

WORKSHOP FACILITIES

EFA RBPMW is a 4,000 square foot air-conditioned, fully vented lithography, intaglio, relief, screenprinting, and digital printmaking workspace located in mid-town Manhattan, just blocks from Penn Station and Port Authority. With more than 150 stones, up to 32″ x 48″ capabilities for aluminum and photo plates, and two presses, we offer the only co-operative lithography facilities in New York City.

We have four intaglio presses, up to 40″ x 70″, and a vented acid room allowing for etching zinc with nitric acid and copper in vertical, ferric chloride tanks. Our digital lab is equipped with 4 iMacs, the Adobe Suite, and a Canon 1300 Ink Jet Printer.

Our screenprinting facilities include: one vacuum printing table with micro-registration (49” x 46”, 30” x 40” print area), formica printing table (48” x 36”), 4 mobile printing boards with clamps (24” x 32”, 32” x 40”), exposure unit, washout booth with power washer, Drying rack (55” x 40”), UV light safe dark room area, screen drying cabinets, screen storage, screen coating stand
The maximum screen size our facilities can accommodate is 24” x 36”.

We sell basic supplies at the workshop (select paper, copper plates, photo-litho plates, etc.) and have two private editioning rooms available for rent.

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EDITIONING ROOMS RENTAL INQUIRY

EFA RBPMW has two fully self-sufficient editioning rooms available for members to use at $250 per day. The etching editioning room has a 36” x 60” Charles Brand Press, separate soaking sink and staple-down unit. The litho editioning room has a 40” x 72” Takach-Garfield electric press with a plate backer and rollers. Both rooms are fully stocked with basic supplies (inks, solvents, etc.) Fill out the form to the right or 646.416.6226 for more information.

PRESS BED SIZES
Exposure Unit                   50" x 63"
Lithography Presses        20" x 38"  //  30" x 50"
Etching Presses                16.5" x 30"  //   20.2" x 40"   //  36" x 60"  //  40" x 70"

 

 

 


Printmaking Services