Screen Making Basics Stencil Selection & Application


Preparing the screen is the first step in the screen printing process and is probably the most important one. We can’t expect to achieve a good print result when using a screen of poor quality. The objective in any printing process is to reproduce the original artwork as exactly as possible. Hence the “printing plate,” or “printing screen,” has to match the artwork. The screen printer has to choose the right stencil system and processing equipment, which enables the reproduction of the artwork at an acceptable quality for the specific application. As screen printing can be …


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