Different Types of Screen Printing

Basic Screen Printing

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Water Based Screen Printing

Water based screen printing penetrates dyes into textiles through the screen, and is suitable for permanent pattern of solid color design, or those with higher color durability requirements for the products. Suitable for printing delicate patterns and light-colored clothes.

Applicable fabrics: most knitted or blended cotton fabrics

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Plastisol Screen Printing

The plastisol screen printing is flexible, feels good, and can cover dark background with light colors printing. Its characteristic is to adapt to a variety of color depth and material printing. The biggest advantages of the plastisol screen printing process are its wide application, bright colors and high reduction.

Applicable fabrics: most knitted or blended cotton fabrics

Special Screen Printing

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Puff Screen Printing

Printing with special effects. After printing the color paste of the resin coating containing the foaming agent on the textile, the pattern will initiate foaming after high-temperature steaming, and it has a relief effect.

Applicable fabrics: most knitted or blended cotton fabrics

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Gold/Silver Foil Screen Printing

Gold/silver foil screen printing is to print a kind of pearl-like glittering substance on the fabric. Under the sunlight or strong light, it emits a pearl-like luster and embellishes a glorious printing pattern.

Applicable fabrics: most knitted or blended cotton fabrics

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Gloss Plastisol Screen Printing

This is a technology based on reprocessing of screen printing. The pattern will be more prominent after adding varnish, and the color will be more vivid.

Applicable fabrics: most knitted or blended cotton fabrics

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Discharge Screen Printing

On the fabric that has been dyed, a paste containing reducing agent or oxidant is printed to destroy its own color and partially expose the white or colored pattern. The biggest feature is that it can print light-colored patterns on dark fabrics without the feel of plastisol.

Applicable fabrics: most knitted or blended cotton fabrics

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3D Plastisol Screen Printing

3D plastisol screen printing has the advantages of strong three-dimensional impression, good fastness and strong washability. It has the same effect of three-dimensional relief as the foam printing, except that the puff screen printing will slightly deform the clothes, while the 3D plastisol screen printing will not affect the shape of the clothes.

Applicable fabrics: cotton knitted fabrics