We printed thousands of Custom T-Shirts, designed lots of artwork for our clients and provided many smiles when they see the final results. Every project is unique but follows the same path to achieve the final product.

In this brief illustrated walkthrough, we will show how to screen print a single white color on a red t-shirt. Only major steps and supplies will be mentioned.


SUPPLIES & EQUIPMENT

  • » One film of the artwork
  • » Red T-Shirts - Gildan: Ultra Cotton™ 100% Cotton T-Shirt. 2000
  • » Automatic Press - 6 arms and 8 stations
  • » One 16" double sided squeegees - 70 duro front and 90 duro back
  • » One 110" White - 23x31 aluminum screen
  • » White Plastisol Ink

CHOOSE A GARMENT

Gildan: Ultra Cotton™ 100% Cotton T-Shirt. 2000
The garment chosen for this project is a red Ultra Cotton™ 100% Cotton T-Shirt. 2000 from our T-Shirts catalog.

The color chosen is WHITE on the RED garment on the front side only for this job.



THE ARTWORK

Artwork for a project can come from the client ready to be printed. However in most cases, adjustments will have to be made because most clients do not have print ready images.


MAKE FILM OF ARTWORK

The artwork is printed with your printer of choice.



BURN FILM ONTO SCREEN

The Film is burnt onto the screen by an exposure unit.



SETUP THE SCREEN



Preparing and setting up the screen on the automatic press machine.


PRINT THE T-SHIRT



Turn the automatic press machine on and let it goes to work.



FINAL PRODUCT



The final product is WHITE ink on a RED garment printed on the front.