When you are
a professional screen printer, you need a lot of miscellaneous screen printing supplies, and at American
Niagara, we try to have exactly the products our clients need. If you need anything
from a scrub pad to a goop scoop to vinyl gloves, check out our miscellaneous
printing supplies section, or look through the rest of our online catalog for
your screens, you need to start by degreasing them. Some printers opt for a
simple rinse, while others use a pressure washer. If you opt for the latter,
make sure your mesh is strong enough to handle it. Then, grab a clean brush
with a scrub pad and a spray bottle and start to clean. For best results, clean
from the top to the bottom, and give yourself plenty of time to let the screens
choosing scrub pads, you can opt for one-piece construction or disposable scrub
pads. The disposable ones can usually be attached to a handle and
replaced as needed.
cleaning, you may want to invest in new scrubbing or spotting brushes. These
tough bristles can also help to remove gunk and grime that you can't get off
with your scrub pad.
multi-functional tool is a must have for most screen printing businesses. The
goop scoops come in a range of sizes from large to small so that you can
customize how much goop you scoop, and most options come with a handled
container. You simply fill the container with your desired substance. Then, you
goop it onto the screen.
people use goop scoops to put ink on the screen, you can also use these special
spatulas for applying cleaning products, and some people even use them to
scrape ink off their screens. There are so many options, you're bound to need
more than one.
As you know
screen printing can be messy business. Without proper precautions, your hands
can get covered in ink or affected by cleaning chemicals. That's where vinyl
gloves come in. To keep yourself clean and to prevent ink from getting onto
your hands and then transferring to other objects, you may want to invest in
these gloves. Typically, they come in a box so you can stock up for several
weeks or even months worth of printing. There are also powder-free options.
need a fast and convenient but still powerful way to clean up a mess, Muscle
Wipes are ideal. You can use these wipes to clean countertops, wipe off
smudges, or handle a range of other tasks. There are ideal in cases where you
don't want to use a scrub pad.
up spills or for any other times you need to absorb something wet, check out a
universal absorbent like Jaxx Zorb. You can order a relatively large bag so
that it lasts, and it works on almost any liquid.