What is screen printing?

- Apr 11, 2017 -

Screen printing is a stencil printing, it is printed with India, embossed, gravure together known as the four printing methods. The stencil printing includes transcripts, engravings, stencils and screen printing. The principle of stencil printing is: the printing plate (paper version or other version of the foundation to produce through the ink hole) in the printing, through a certain pressure to the ink through the hole version of the hole transferred to the substrate (paper, ceramics ), The formation of images or text. Transcription printing for the most simple hole printing, began in the late 19th century. This printing is in a special wax paper, through the typewriter or pen made of stencil graphic version, in the wax paper version with ink roller printing, the substrate can get the desired printing effect. In the stencil printing, the most widely used screen printing.

Screen printing is the silk fabric, synthetic fiber fabric or wire mesh stretched in the net frame, the use of hand-painted film or photochemical plate method of making screen printing plate. Modern screen printing technology, it is the use of photographic materials through the photographic plate method of making screen printing plate (screen printing plate on the screen part of the mesh for the hole, rather than the screen part of the screen hole is blocked live). Printing through the squeegee squeeze, so that the ink through the graphic part of the mesh transferred to the substrate, the formation of the same as the original manuscript. Screen printing equipment is simple, easy to operate, printing, plate making simple and low cost, strong adaptability. Screen printing applications Wide range of printed materials are: color oil painting, posters, business cards, binding cover, product signs and printing and dyeing textiles.


 

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