Failure to cure ink properly can result in poor wash fastness, inferior adhesion, unacceptable durability and increased likelihood of dye migration.
For most of the T-shirt printing, 110 Mesh will be good for you. If you need to do some finer detail use 155 Mesh or above. 280 Mesh or 305 Mesh is for you to do the 4-color process. The 40 or lower mesh count will be needed when printing some glitte
It varies upon your usage. On most Textile printing the medium hardness (70-75 Duro) is what you need. If you need to print on some signs or sticker, use hardest (85-90 Duro)squeegee. The softest (60-65 Duro) will be use to print white color on black
When you finished your printing, use a card board to remove all the excess ink on the screen. Then using the proper cleaning chemical to clean the ink and emulsion. NEVER USE MINERALS SPIRIT TO CLEAN THE INK ON THE SCREEN. It will lockup the emulsion
The three most common forms of art created for screen printing are hand-drawn art, computer-generated art and art replicated from fine paintings or photographs.
Make a smooth, solid print on the garment. Flash Cure the print as you typically would any underbase ink. After that place the printed garment on the heat press platen and set the temperature to 330º F with heavy pressure.
Printing is the easy part! Simply register your screens by aligning the image on each screen to the film positive that has been taped to one of the pallets. Then clamp the screens in place, use the micro-registration adjustment for final alignment an
It is really upon your usage. Generally, screens with aluminum frames should last much longer than wood frames which warp after repeated washing. Aluminum screens are around 3~5 dollars more than wood screens of the same size. Aluminum frame is a bet
Two rules, if your printer is using dye based ink; you can use eitherWater-ProoforNon Water-Proof Films. If your printer using pigment based ink, you will need to use the Water-Proof Films.
The most common question for new comers is: "I do not know what to purchase?". To start screen printing, basically the following items are recommended:Screens,Emulsions(for you to create stencil),Positive Output Media,Squeegees, Inks, andCleaning Che
It depends on your exposure unit and how many coat of emulsion you use on your screen. In general,1-part emulsion needs shorter time than 2-part emulsion.
The Off Contact is the screen distance above the substrate before the print stroke. The point of contact with print surface is limited to edge of squeegee and occurs only at time squeegee passes over surface of screen. Quality and resolution are
No matter what type of the screen you use, the major factor to consider is mesh count. The mesh count refers the tightness of the weave in the mesh fabric of the screen. General usage mesh count 110 or 125 is suitable for fabric printing. If you have
Instead of throwing it away, invest into a Spot Cleaning Gun and use the Spot Cleaning Fluid to clean up the ink. Just run the stained shirt through a dryer to cure the ink, and then spray the stain with the Spot Cleaning Fluid. Holding the Spot C
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Mostly it happened because using wrong chemical to clean the screen. NEVER USE MINERALS SPIRIT TO CLEAN THE INK ON THE SCREEN. AND NEVER LET THE RECLAIMER DRIED ON THE SCREEN. Both will lockup the emulsion on the screen and cannot be reclaimed.