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printing ink on ink

Posted on Wed, 24 May 2006 at 11:42



Hello, I am fairly new at the screen printing process, and was hoping someone here could answer my question. I have a very simple 2 color design, basically a smiley face. Two colors, white for face, and black for two dots for eyes and a smile. Instead of cutting out the dots and smile for the white ink design and worry bout registering it, could I just print the black over the white. If possible, would I have to flash the ink before applying the black? what do you suggest?

thanks very much!

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CALIBRATED says: Quote:If possible, would I have to flash the ink before applying the black? what do you suggest? Go for it, thats how its done many times. Yes you will need to flash the white first, then print the black ...

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If possible, would I have to flash the ink before applying the black? what do you suggest?

Go for it, thats how its done many times. Yes you will need to flash the white first, then print the black using a higher mesh count than the white.

I would use a 110-125 mesh for the white ink. Then Flash properly.

then use a 156-195 mesh screen for the black.

posted on: Thu, 06/15/2006 - 10:15pm
shanghei says: thanks very much for your reply! posted on: Sun, 06/25/2006 - 8:39pm

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