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Screen printing is an affordable, versatile method ideal for customizing stationery supplies. It has gained popularity in the stationery industry and is often used for branding event items or promotional goods.
This blog explores screen printing applications in stationery, using a mesh screen, ink, and a squeegee to transfer images onto various materials, such as fabric, paper, metal, plastic, and glass.
Before diving deeper, let's clarify the main components of screen printing: mesh screen, ink, and squeegee.
Mesh screens are made of mesh material, such as polyester or nylon, stretched across a frame. They are crucial for transferring ink onto a material's surface through tiny holes.
Squeegees are tools with flat rubber blades that help transfer ink from stencils to substrates. They are essential for creating different effects in screen printing.
Inks have various applications, with this section focusing on those used in the textile and stationery industries. They transfer designs or images from one surface to another.
Making your personalized designs for notebooks, pens, and other stationery products is easy with screen printing, and you can do it manually or with a machine. Follow this simple guide to start your own immediately!
1. Choose or create the design you want to print.
2. Prepare the screen:
3. Expose the design:
4. Set up the stationery material:
5. Apply ink to the screen:
6. Print the design:
7. Let the ink dry before handling the stationery.
The adaptability of screen printing is one of its most notable advantages. It is one of the most widely used printing processes for a variety of uses because of the low barrier to entry in terms of both getting the materials and using them. Below are some of the most popular uses for screen printing.