Print Studio

Housed in a 6000 square foot arts centre at the heart of the James North Arts District in Hamilton, Centre3’s Print Arts facilities are extensive. Scroll down for a list of facilities and rental details.

Print Studio Facility Fees

  • Day Pass$15
  • Week Pass$60
  • Month Pass$100
  • Six Month Pass$400
  • Annual Pass$600
  • 10 Session Booklet$100

( must be used within the year of purchase )

Print Studio Facility Hours of Operations

  • Monday to Friday: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Saturday: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Access for Key Holders: 24/7
  • Screenprint

    Screenprint Equipment:

    • Cincinnati One Arm Squeegee Vacuum Printing Table - table area: 94” x 60” Vacuum area 63” x 44”
    • Vacuum printing table - 33 x 48”
    • 6-Colour Odessy carousel t-shirt printing press
    • 6-Colour Benmar carousel t-shirt printing press
    • 4-Colour Shoba carousel t-shirt printing press
    • Benmar QLX Pro 2808 Belt Dryer
    • 3, 15 x 17” flash dryers
    • 2 15 x 15” heat presses
    • Sharpline exposure unit - 48 x 60”
    • Workhorse LED exposure unit - 30 x 40”
    • Lancer exposure unit - 24 x 30”
    • Nuarc first light exposure unit - 24 x 30”
    • Various sizes of screens and squeegees
    • Screen reclaiming booth and power washer
    • Drying Racks
    • Work tables

    Included Supplies:

    • ECO strip emulsion remover
    • In-house cleaning supplies (sprays, soap, paper-towels)

    Paid Supplies:

    • Photo Emulsion (750ml) $30
    • Photo Emulsion (375ml) $15
    • Screen Rental (per month) - Includes Reclaiming $10
    • Vellum Stencils - 12" x 18" / per stencil $1
    • Oversized Transparencies - Please Consult Our Front Desk - info@centre.com
  • Lithography

    Lithography Equipment:

    • Charles Brand litho press 30” x 50”
    • Graining sink with levitator
    • Various sizes of litho stones
    • Various sized scrapers bars
    • Various sizes of Leather Rollers
    • Various sizes of Rubber Rollers
    • Drying Rack
    • Pump Lift

    Included Supplies:

    • Roll-up ink
    • Carborundum
    • Cheesecloth
    • Nitric acid
    • Phosphoric acid
    • Gum arabic
    • Asphaltum
    • Magnesium
    • Rosin
    • Talc
    • In-house cleaning supplies (solvents, alcohol, sprays, soap, paper-towels)

    Paid Supplies:

    • Metal Plates
    • Ink
    • Paper
    • Drawing materials
  • Intaglio and Relief

    Intaglio and Relief Equipment:

    • Charles Brand etching press 32” x 52”
    • Praga etching press 30” x 48”
    • Variety of felt and rubber blankets
    • Stainless sink for soaking paper
    • Hot plate 18” x 24”
    • Rosin box for aquatints
    • Dedicated acid & exhaust room
    • Ferric chloride tank
    • Enclosed nitric acid etching unit.
    • Edwards Pedicut 50” plate cutter
    • Various sizes of brayers and rollers
    • Various sizes of cutting mats
    • Various rulers & tear bars
    • Paper cutter 18” x 24”
    • Light table
    • Drying Rack

    Included Supplies:

    • Nitric acid
    • Ferric chloride (copper etching)
    • Hard ground
    • Soft ground
    • Asphaltum
    • Magnesium
    • Talc
    • In-house cleaning supplies (solvents, alcohol, sprays, soap, paper-towels)

    Paid Supplies:

    • Paper
    • Pates & Blocks
    • Drawing materials
    • Ink
    • Gloves
    • Tarletan
  • Letterpress

    Letterpress Equipment:

    • Vandercook Universal III - 18" wide Bed
    • Vandercook No. 320 - 20" wide Bed
    • Book Press - 10" x 12"
    • Various sizes of brayers and rollers
    • Lead Cutters
    • Various Metal & Wooden Furniture
    • Type-High Gauges
    • Composing Sticks
    • Galleys
    • Lockups
    • Various metal typefaces
    • Various sizes of cutting mats
    • Various rulers & tear bars
    • Paper cutter 18” x 24”
    • Light table
    • Paper Drying Rack

    Included Supplies:

    • In-house cleaning supplies (solvents, alcohol, sprays, soap, paper-towels)

    Paid Supplies:

    • Paper
    • Ink
    • Plates & Blocks