We have discovered that there are quite a few misconceptions about screen printing or having your custom t-shirts made. Take a look at these top 5 myths about screen printing: 1. Having shirts printed locally is expensive Branded Screen Printing can be a very affordable source for company shirts or creating your own clothing line. In addition, screen printing […]
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Plastisol vs. Water-based Ink for Textile Printing
“There are two main types of ink that are used for textile printing. Water-based ink utilizes either dyes or pigments in a suspension with water as the solvent. Plastisol ink is a PVC (Some inks are Phalide Free) based system that essentially contains no solvent at all.
Today I found this article detailing where screen printing came from and the advancements we have made today. As some of you may know, screen printing began with cavemen printing their hands on walls in caves and continued on until the invention of the silk screening process in the early 1900’s. Luckily for us, screen printing methods expanded on into the mid 1900’s and then all the way up until today. Although there are many new ways of transferring ink onto a garment (direct to garment printing), we still prefer the “old fashioned way of screen printing” and continue to do it like Samuel Simon of Manchester.