What are the steps to manual screen printing?

The steps of manual screen printing are very simple, do not require complete equipment, low investment, high quality. In the printing industry accounted for a large part of the market share. Manual screen printing operation is pided into ei

The steps of manual screen printing are very simple, do not require complete equipment, low investment, high quality. In the printing industry accounted for a large part of the market share. Manual screen printing operation is pided into eight steps:

  • Screen printing step 1: checking work; 
  • Screen printing step 2: pigment preparation; 
  • Screen printing step 3: scraper selection; 
  • Screen printing step 4: screen cleaning;  
  • Screen printing step 5: casing printing; 
  • Screen printing step 6: dry printing.

What are the steps to manual screen printing?

Manual screen printing step 1: checking work

Before making the production, check the printing plate, the plate is not broken, the plate and the bottom plate are fixed, net distance the appropriate, Is the printing position correct, multi-color printing does not take off.

Manual screen printing step 2: pigment preparation

According to the printed materials and printing requirements to deploy, must be in accordance with the color, dryness, viscosity to meet the requirements of the squeegee. Keep a day in advance to keep the pigments stable, and check for any impurities in the color to prevent scratches.

Manual screen printing step 3: scraper selection

The scraper is selected according to the length of the printed text, different substrate to choose different scraper. The opening of the scraper must be flat.

Manual screen printing step 4: screen cleaning

If the trace is blurred, check if the mesh is blocked, it's time to scrub the plate. Both sides are washed, and then dry the plate of water.

Manual screen printing step 5: casing printing

The color should be printed in a light color and then printed in darker colors, the first printing after the main.

Manual screen printing step 6:  dry printing

Dry after printing and dry between the two colors, in this way, it will not contaminate another color, but also consider the problem of dryness and ensure the fastness of the ink layer.

Above is the introduction of the screen printing step by step process, the evolution of screen printing has become an indispensable part of life. Now screen printing, digital printing is very popular printing technology, in the future printing industry will be more and more advanced. We are the largest screen printing equipment foreign trade company, we provide various screen printing consumables, if you need screen printing consumables, please contact us.

 

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