Silk Screen Printing Formulation For Cloth, Paper And Plastic

Screen printing is a printing technique where a mesh is used to transfer ink onto a printing material which may be fabric, paper, plastic, cloth etc. A squeegee is moved across the screen to fill the open mesh apertures with ink. Textile items is printed with multi-colour designs created on positive which is then transferred to the screen and the screen is coated with emulsion and sensitizer. Silk screen printing is also referred as serigraph which is a combination of two Greek words seiocos meaning silk and graphs meaning writing . It is a stencil-based printing method which has made using silk mesh traditionally but in modern days polyester has become a more economical and effective choice.