- How important to FULLY CURED Plastisol ink?
- How to choose a Right screen for my project?
- How to choose a squeegee?
- How to clean and reclaim the screen?
- How to Create a Artwork?
- How to do Foil Printing?
- How to print? What is the technique?
- Should I use Wood Screen or Aluminum Screen?
- Water-Proof film or Non Water-Proof should I get for my Inkjet Printer?
- What do I need for screen printing? And what does it is the cost?
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