How important to FULLY CURED Plastisol ink?

8/23/2016
Failure to cure ink properly can result in poor wash fastness, inferior adhesion, unacceptable durability and increased likelihood of dye migration.

How to choose a Right screen for my project?

8/23/2016
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

How to choose a squeegee?

8/23/2016
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

How to clean and reclaim the screen?

8/23/2016
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

How to Create a Artwork?

8/23/2016
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.

How to do Foil Printing?

8/23/2016
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.

How to print? What is the technique?

8/23/2016
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

Should I use Wood Screen or Aluminum Screen?

8/23/2016
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

Water-Proof film or Non Water-Proof should I get for my Inkjet Printer?

8/23/2016
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.

What do I need for screen printing? And what does it is the cost?

8/23/2016
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

What is a proper time to burn the screen?

8/23/2016
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.

What is Off Contact? And How important is it?

8/23/2016
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

What Mesh count should for my project?

8/23/2016
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

What should I do if I have some ink accidentally put on my shirt while printing?

8/23/2016
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

Where should I ask if I have any question that is not listed here?

8/23/2016
Simply, contact us. We will answer your question with the proper solutions.

Why my screen cannot reclaim easily?

8/23/2016
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.