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Manual Screen-Printing Success: Part 2

Manual Screen-Printing Success: Part 2

Author: Tesa Pearman/Tuesday, June 28, 2022/Categories: Industry News - Textile

(Quoted from Impressions Magazine. Full article here.)

In Part 1 of this series, step-by-step techniques were listed for press setup, pallet adjustment, leveling screens, setting off-contact, preparing pallets and applying pallet adhesive.

For Part 2, let’s start with emulsion and sufficient coverage on screens. This is important not only because it’ll keep the ink from coming through in areas where you don’t want it, but it also has a major influence on the printed image’s quality. It can make your print’s edges look jagged or smooth, or make the print look less or more opaque.

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