What is silkscreen printing ?

Posted by Delphine Keng from ODM Group

silkscreen printing Screen printing is a printing technique that uses a woven mesh to support an ink-blocking stencil.

Used for: Caps, Umbrellas, T-Shirts, Mugs and many others that has flat or relatively flat surfaces

The stencil forms open areas of mesh that transfer ink as a sharp-edged image onto a substrate. A roller or squeegee is moved across the screen stencil, forcing or pumping ink past the threads of the woven mesh in the open areas.

Feature of printing:Screen Print

  1. Used widely – can print on plastic, clothes, metals and many other materials
  2. Good printing thickness, up to 20 micron one time
  3. Real printing effect
  4. Good light resistance – can be used for outdoor product
  5. Comprehensive ink option
  6. Big printing area – up to 3* 4 meters
  7. Can be reused/reclaimed after printing

Printing logo to increase brand awareness has always been one of the best method to promote your company or products. Usually, screen printing is used on promotional products when the logo has less than 4 colours.