Screen Printing – Equipment Requirements

Screen printing is a printing technique for printing graphics on t-shirts by using various kinds of ink that lay on the apex of the shirt. It is also called it Silk Screening. Well, there are lots of companies manufactures different kinds of t-shirts and sell them into the market. Even people also like to wear the screen printing.  Houston screen printing used high quality equipment in order to create a bulk amount of custom t-shirts. It is true that this task is not a cakewalk but experienced professionals work perfectly on each shirt. Now I am going to share some valuable facts about the screen printing and some useable items which used into the task.

Role of Screens and ink in screen printing

Some companies use their unique tools in order to design the caps.  Let me describe you the right equipment for the screen printing. Well, cap screen is quite different as compared to the shirt screens. In addition to this, various kinds of colors those used in the printing. Even these inks are very soft but after getting dry they become solid which provide perfect look if the t-shirt. Another thing is high tension screens which are specially used for high quality images.

What is Squeegee?

Squeegee plays a significant role in the process of printing. There is a small difference between the cap squeegee and shirt squeegee. Cap squeegee blades are 4 long and they will turn aside more than shirt blades near the corners. Moving further, if you are going to buy a squeegee for screen printing don’t forget to check its quality because some companies made cheap items which put a negative effect on the work.  Nonetheless, if we talk about the handle of the squeegee then they come in aluminum and wood handle both.

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