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Types of Screen Printing

A Garment or Material to Print Onto
A Garment or Material to Print Onto

Screen printing and DTG both yield comparable, quality prints, but they differ in method. For one, screen printing is one of the oldest techniques, while DTG is newer technology. Screen printing involves pushing ink onto fabric, while DTG uses a printer to print ink directly onto a garment.

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A Pitch Black Room
A Pitch Black Room

In that same pitch black room (don't turn on the light yet), lay down a black cloth or board. Lay down the screen and frame with the screen side down on top of the black surface. Then lay the transparency with your image on it on the screen where the photo emulsion is.

CAD Cut Vinyl Printing:
CAD Cut Vinyl Printing:

Well CAD stands for Computer Aided Design, this is a printing method which (as the name entails) uses a computer to cut a design with precision from the vinyl. This vinyl is later put on a garment like a sticker and sealed with a heat press.

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Direct To Garment (DTG) Technique
Direct To Garment (DTG) Technique

For one, screen printing is one of the oldest techniques, while DTG is newer technology. Screen printing involves pushing ink onto fabric, while DTG uses a printer to print ink directly onto a garment.

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Photo Emulsion and Sensitiser
Photo Emulsion and Sensitiser

Re: Emulsion Without Sensitizer Every emulsion, depending on its formulation, has a different shelf life once it is mixed with the sensitizer. You should have received instructions with your emulsion which should spell out the shelf life for that specific brand.

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Screen and Frame
Screen and Frame

Screen Printing Screens And Frames Not only does Ryonet offer custom screens of all sizes, but we are one of a very few suppliers in the country that both offer and stock the larger screens required for graphic and allover printing.

Screen Printing
Screen Printing

Screen printing is the best option for designs that require a high level of vibrancy, when printing on dark shirts, or for specialty products. The ink in screen printing is applied thicker than digital printing, which results in brighter colors even on darker shirts.

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Silk Screen Fabric Ink
Silk Screen Fabric Ink

Silkscreen Printing is a stenciling method that involves printing ink through stencils that are supported by a porous fabric mesh stretched across a frame called a screen. Silkscreen Printing is ideally suited for bold and graphic designs.

Squeegee
Squeegee

Screen Printing Squeegees Every Ryonet squeegee contains a high-quality polyurethane blade which is manufactured right here in the USA. We offer four types of squeegee durometers: 60 Durometer, 70 Durometer, 80 Durometer, 70/90/70 Triple Durometer.

Sublimation Printing:
Sublimation Printing:

Screen printing, direct to garment, and sublimation printing The difference between the screen printing, DTG and sublimation printing A while ago we made a table outlining the pros and cons of screen printing and DTG.

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Transfer Paper Method:
Transfer Paper Method:

A screen printed transfer (also known as a plastisol transfer) is an image which has been screen printed onto release paper. Instead of being directly screen printed onto a shirt or other item, the design is printed onto transfer paper, then applied with a heat press.

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