Screen printing belongs to hole printing. It is called the four printing methods together with lithography, embossing and gravure. Hole printing includes transcription plate, hole engraving plate, spray printing and screen printing. The principle of hole plate printing is: when printing a printing plate (a hole that can pass through the silicon ink is made on the plate base of paper film plate or other plates), the silicon ink is transferred to the substrate (paper, ceramics, etc.) through the hole of the hole plate through a certain pressure to form an image or text.
During printing, the silicone ink is transferred to the substrate through the mesh of the graphic part through the extrusion of the scraper to form the same graphic as the original. Screen printing equipment is simple, easy to operate, simple printing and plate making, low cost and strong adaptability. Screen printing has a wide range of applications. Common prints include: color oil paintings, posters, business cards, binding covers, commodity signs, printing and dyeing textiles, etc.