Plastisol Ink Basics

Plastisol Ink Basics for Screen Printing T-Shirts

Plastisol ink continues to be the most popular choice in the garment printing industry. It is easy to print, does not dry in the screen, is opaque on dark garments, and features excellent adhesion to most textiles. We have compiled a new article to cover some of the plastisol ink basics common questions and concerns when for Screen Printing T-Shirts (Read: Some General Information About Screen Printing Plastisol Inks)
This article serves as a general reference for screen printers who are just getting started, or who are looking to brush up. Some specifics covered in the article include:

  • Mesh Selection
  • Emulsion Selection
  • Plastisol Additives
  • Ink Storage
  • Screen Wash-Up
  • Curing Plastisol Inks
  • Flash or Spot Curing
  • Plastisol Heat Transfers

For more detailed inquiries feel free to call us at 314.382.9300. As always each shop should test plastisol inks, emulsions and additives before use in production.

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