One of the most popular effects which is obtained using screen printing is achieved by using metallic inks. Metallic screen printing inks offer the possibility of incorporating metallic gold and silver elements into your designs to ensure that they stand out above the rest.
The process of metallic screen printing is the same as standard screen printing with the added bonus of making your designs shimmer and sparkle with the use of excellent metallic inks.
Other effects achieved through screen printing:
Uses for metallic screen printing:
Metallic screen printing is an excellent choice for promotional purposes or for fashion related designs and clients. Metallic screen printing can be used on a wide-variety of garments which includes T-Shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies, polos and much more.
It’s also a great option for printing on to tote bags and other promotional merchandise as well.
Printed garments are more sensitive and need extra attention when it comes to washing.
To preserve the print and the garment, it is recommended that you wash it inside out on a cold wash.
Do not use a tumble-dryer and do not iron over the print.
Please refer to our Wash & Care Guide here.
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