How To Screen Print Your Own T-Shirts

Discharge Screen Printing Ink

Discharge ink is a water-based ink with an additive (Discharge Additive). Discharge ink will change the color of the fabric by "bleaching" or "replacing" the color of the t-shirt with the color of the discharge ink. For example- a black t-shirt- to become a black t-shirt the factory used black...

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Screen Printing Water Based Inks

Water base ink is pretty thin and makes an extremely soft-hand print on t-shirts and garments. However, alot of screen printers refuse to screen print with waterbase inks because there are problems such as screen drying and clogging or under cured inks. With some tips you too can screen print...

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Wet on Wet Screen Printing

  Screen printing wet on wet can save a lot of time. But to be able to screen print wet on wet there is a couple things that should be considered, and that is the correct color order to print or what screens need to be printed first, second &...

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Critical steps for exposing screens for screen printing

Critical steps for burning a screen and finding the proper exposure times. Mesh count- the color of your mesh- the type of emulsion you are using and the type and strength of your exposure light source all play a part in the time it takes to expose your screens.

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