Discharge inks are experiencing a renewed interest among garment screen printers. This article describes the types of ink systems available, proper use of these formulations, and the safety precautions you should employ when working with them.
"Bright" and "soft-handed"--a pair of terms you don't usually associate with screen-printed images on dark garments. But if you use discharge inks, these qualities can describe every dark-garment graphic you produce. Find out why so few printers try their hand at discharge printing and how to put discharge inks to work in your shop.