Screen printing, as the name implies, is a technique in which the design is applied to the surface of the printed color is applied through the screen. This is one of the oldest printing techniques. However, it is still very much in demand.
Methods: There is a frame in which the material that needs to be printed on, to be secured. Paint is applied to the material through the screen. The desired design should be changed to a stencil in which parts should be colored to be cut. Now the stencil is placed between the screen and the material. You can know about screen printing process from various web sources.
The advantages are:
• Screen printing does not apply pressure on the printed surface, during printing.
• This technique is applicable over a wide range of surfaces. Unlike some other forms of printing, screen printing requires no strict plane surface for printing. Thus, it can be used for many types of surfaces, such as rounded or curved. This makes it easy to adapt to all kinds of industries.
• Use stencils to transfer the design to the printed surface. This gives the artist or printer flexibility in creating designs. Designs can be photocopied or printed on the stencil and then the parts to be printed can be cut. On the other hand, an artist can draw the stencil design on tracing, maintaining artistic ingenuity.
• This is the digital era and obviously the impact is also felt in all creative fields including printing. Despite the stern of digital printing has many advantages but still easy to follow screen printing. Screen printing is the process commercially viable where production costs are cheap and affordable.
Customized products: Screen printing has made extensive customize to various objects. This in turn is a very practical process for promoting your company or brand. Many t-shirts, mugs and even being adapted cap today, along with many other commercial products.