Screen Printing and Digital Printing for Labels

Many customers do not understand the printing technique of printing labels and do not know how to best present their logos. This article will talk about some conventional printing technique: screen printing labels, thick plate screen printing labels, digital printing labels and dyeing cotton printing labels.

Screen printing labels

  • Screen printing labels refers to the use of silk screen as the base. When printing, ink is poured into one end of the silk screen plate, and a scraper is used to apply a certain pressure to the ink part on the printing plate, and at the same time move toward the other end at a uniform speed, and the ink is squeeze from the mesh of the graphic part to the substrate. The principle is that the mesh of the image and text can pass through the ink, and the mesh of the non-image and text cannot pass the ink.
    Screen printing is suitable for all kinds of fabric labels, including satin labels, cotton labels, ribbons, etc. But screen printing cannot print gradient colors.

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  • Thick plate (3D) screen printing is repeated printing many times through thick plate glue, so that the glue is layered one by one, and the printed pattern will have a little raised feeling. Thick plate screen printing are suitable for customers with special needs, and the cost of this kind of printed labels is relatively high.
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