Matsui’s Special Effects inks cover the gamut of textile screen printing ink. They can be modified easily & are malleable to a screen printer’s needs.
Our high quality water based acrylic inks product lines deliver a superior distinguishable ‘soft hand-feel’ at an affordable cost.
In the fast-paced apparel decoration industry, manufacturers need to meet the demand of customers. The apparel market is competitive meaning the designers should maximize their potential by creating fabric decorations that lure customers to make purchasing decisions. Screen and digital printing provide artwork for decorating garments. Quality inks are needed when it comes to digital and screen printing. A company specializing in screen and digital printing Los Angeles, CA such as Matsui-Color can provide you with a range of ink products that are tailored for different garment decoration needs. Screen printing for garments Using a stencil attached to a screen, ink is spread over a garment to produce the desired decoration. This process can deliver quality results when the right inks are used. The ink is deeply absorbed and the end decoration has clear edges. Screen printing technique is applied in garments like T-shirts. Printing using screens is widely used by printing firms. With screen printing, the more complex the print designs, the more screens will be...More Information
On August 7th, 2015 we held a Water Based Workshop, hosted by Viva Merchandise in San Diego in partnership with Dynamic Screen Supply and Murakami Screen. There was a great turnout, from all over Southern California. Matsui’s Technical Services Sales Representative Jesse Martinez spoke on the specifics with printing on detailed Tri-blend fabrics, polyester printing, and the nuances of discharge printing. Matsui special effects products were also covered. We look forward to uploading the content from the seminar online to Youtube shortly for everyone. Below are some of the photos from the Workshop. ...More Information
Don’t do it all It is recommended when starting a screen printing business to focus on specialty niches. The screen printing business has been growing and is more competitive than ever. Certain examples of niche markets include, high school sports, mothers, or activity club attire. Having sufficient access to space for equipment Screen printing equipment can take up a lot of space, also, operating the various machines and equipment requires certain safety and protocol to ensure safety and hazard standards are met. All ink types require to be disposed and ventilated accordingly to regulations, Be aware of the learning curve The knowledge base required to screen print successfully cannot be learned from scratch overnight, there are many facets to the craft that will inevitably lead to numerous misprints as one learns. Running a profitable screen printing business does not hinge upon being an expert in all that is screen printing, but it will sure help as the various types of print jobs come your way. It will...More Information
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