Normally all kind of prints (manual screen, flat bed print, rotary print & auto machine print) which is used for garments printing are called screen print because in all these print we used screen.
The most common four technique of print is
Manual Screen print (In this kind of prints, scraper pulled by a human)
Please find below some link related with the screen print:
Auto Machine prints. (New technology, In this kind of prints, scraper pulled by Machine)
Flat bed print (In this kind of prints, scraper pulled by Machine)
Rotary Screen print (No scraper)
Though the most (manual screen, flat bed printing, rotary print etc) of the printing type are related with screen but here I will called the manual screen printing as a “Screen Print”
The screen print is the most common technique of printing. More than 90 percent printing factory are used this technique.
A blade squeezes the printing paste through openings in the screen onto the fabric.
Sequence of Screen Printing Section:
Prepare for approval
Buyers give a design for printing to print department. Designer develops a design of color wise according to print design sheet. Different colored design print in different film paper.
At first mesh fabric tight with frame and then attach photo emulsion coating and drying. After drying film paper add with screen by light and pressure.
All printing pastes whether containing colouring matter or not are known technically as colours.
Colours vary considerably in composition. All printing colours require thickening, for the two-fold object of enabling them to be transferred from colour-box to cloth without loss and to prevent them from running or spreading beyond the limits of the pattern.
Prepare for approval/strike off:
Before going to bulk production, make a sample for approval according to buyer demand.
After get approval of strike of then go for bulk production.