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this article will tell what is screen printing.
We all know how important the logo of a clothing brand is. Sportswear brands, it is no exception, such as Under armor, lululemon, these internationally famous sportswear brands. Even people who are not familiar with the sportswear industry can point out which brand they are when they see these logos, and the logo is the most intuitive and imaginative advertisement. Therefore, there are many kinds of the logo printing processes. So, if you are a sportswear brand owner, you need to choose the right printing process to make your logo.
Silk screen printing is one of the most common logo processes. This article, Hucai, has compiled information about screen printing for your reference.
What is screen printing?
Screen printing is the use of silk screen as a plate base, and through the photographic plate-making method to make a screen printing plate with graphics. Screen printing consists of five elements, screen printing plate, squeegee, ink, printing table and substrate. The basic principle of printing is that the graphic part of the screen plate is permeable to ink and the non-graphic part of the screen is not permeable to ink. When printing, ink is poured into one end of the screen printing plate, and a squeegee is used to apply pressure to the ink part of the screen printing plate, while moving at a uniform speed toward the other end of the screen printing plate, and the ink is squeezed by the squeegee from the mesh of the graphic part to the substrate during the movement.
What are the advantages of screen printing?
(1) Not limited by the size and shape of the substrate.
General printing can only be carried out on a flat surface, while screen printing can not only be printed on a flat surface but also on special shapes of molded objects such as spherically curved surfaces, with the shape of things that can be used for screen printing.
(2) The palate is soft and small printing pressure.
The screen is soft and flexible.
(3) Strong ink coverage.
Pure white printing on all-black paper with a strong three-dimensional feeling.
(4) Applicable to various types of inks.
(5) Strong spin resistance.
The luster of the printed matter can be kept unchanged. This makes it possible to print some self-adhesives without additional lamination and other processes.
(6) Flexible and diverse printing methods.
(7) convenient plate making, cheap, easy-to-master technology.
(8) Strong adhesion.
Screen printing is a process that is ideal for logo printing. No matter what kind of sportswear, such as leggings, sports bras, T-shirts, etc., the screen printing logo can match well with these garments.
If you are looking for a reliable sportswear manufacturer with advanced logo printing technology, Hucai is a good choice. We have a lot of experience in the manufacturing of logo printing. In terms of technology, you don't have to worry about the logo not performing well on your sportswear. We not only have screen printing, but also digital printing, hot stamping and other printing processes.
If you want to know more about the logo printing process, welcome to contact us, we have professional staff to answer your questions.