Screen PrintingBy Unclesele

Introduction 

Screen printing is a printing technique whereby a mesh is used to transfer ink onto a substrate, except in areas made impermeable to the ink by a blocking stencil. ... One color is printed at a time, so several screens can be used to produce a multicolored image or design

Mesh

Uncle sele Brings you various size of Screen printing Mesh and its usage:

The available types of Mesha are commonly Two:

1. Polyster 

2. Nylon     

Mesh count Type+size and it use

  Type:          Usage                                    Mesh Count size       Price Ranges          Quality Difference

   

  Polyester    Stationary Items                    120 Polyster              Very Expensive       Perfect & Sharp Result

  Polyester    Garments                               72 Polyster               Expensive               Perfect & Sharp Result

  Type:          Usage                                    Mesh Count size       Price Ranges          Quality Difference

  Nylon          Light Colored Garments        18 Nylon                   Normal                    Satisfying Result

  

  Nylon          Black Colored Garments       16 Nylon                   Cheap                      Its OK

  Nylon          Stationary Items                     120 Nylon                Expensive                Perfect

   

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Inks & Solutions

There are several inks used when it comes to screen printing.

So far we have many inks but i will mention some of them

1. Plastisol Inks : Mostly used for Garments printing and they are cured by Heatpress Machine

2. PVC & Mate Inks: mostly for stationary items pens, rubber, lighters, .... No cure is need i.e   no heat need its ink dries fast.

3. PVC Balloon Inks: Suitable for balloons.

4. Silicon Inks + Hardner: Rubbery surfaces ..swimming caps..nylon bags .hand wrist rubber etc. its to be cured (must) . Recommended Mesh 120 Polyester

5. Glass / Ceremic Inks: Suitable for Glass and acrylic hardsurfaces. To be cured 120C Heat.

6. Holographic gold and silver inks.

We do have Solution for Inks and Screen print Preparation process.

1. Sensitizer + Emulsion (PinkNote)

2. Shebro DP Text: Ready mixed Emulsion.

3. Reducer: to dilute inks i.e if its heavy difficult penetrating in the mesh thus avoid rough prints.

4. Acetone

5. Degreasing agents

6. Decoating salts.

7. Etc.

Tools

1. G-Clam tool

2. Ink spreading knife.

3. Squeegees. 

4. Clamp plier to tighten the mesh.

5. Sponj for cleaning .

6. Heat dryers.

7. Squeegees rubber.

8. Glue for mesh sticking.

  

NOTICE:

There might be different opinion regarding our explaination and ideas on our Short Explainations. But the main point its to give brief ideas on screen printing, a specially to the beginers.

We are happy to Inform all the designers and screen print users that all the necessary Equipments and tools for screen printing are available at our Store.

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