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screen printing t-shirts Answered

I don't understand whenever I apply ink to my screen it doesn't seem to go through onto my shirt. can someone tell me what am I doing wrong.

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familycanvas (author)2009-10-24

steveastrouk is right. the area between your screen and the shirt is very important. most believe make the mistake of laying the screen right onto the fabric. you need a gap of about 5mm. as you push down on the screen, it should be tight enough to "rebound" off the fabric. this should help.

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steveastrouk (author)2009-08-17

Can you definitely see you have clear screen where you should have ? Have you checked the clearance to your shirt from the screen ? Have you got a good edge on the squegee ? Test print onto paper first !

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