How To Screen Print Video Series - Curing Your Prints

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Improperly curing your prints is the cause of the majority of problems with screen printing inks staying on garments. In this How to Screen Print video we explain how to properly cure your prints.

Learn the proper temperature for curing your prints and why water-based inks take longer than plastisol inks to cure. We discuss the differences between and benefits of flash dryers, conveyor dryers, and convection ovens for curing your prints. And discover how to use warp drive additive to cure prints when your dryer is unable to adequately cure the ink on your garment.

Finally, we’ll show you three ways to test your final product after curing your prints (the stretch test, rub test, and wash test) and when to use them.