Eco-friendly water based screen printing is a great option for fashion clients and also for printing baby clothes.
Water Based Screen Printing follows the same rules and processes as standard screen printing but the inks used are all water-based. The common inks used for screen printing is plastisol. The water based ink is more eco friendly, free of plastics and PVC , but too harder to work for the quicker drying time.
Water based ink has 2 part, a base and a pigment. The water based screen printing are best used on white or light color items as this allows for the inks to penetrate into the fabric, leaving a soft hand feel.
There’s a range of techniques and inks available within Screen Printing :