Wet Printing

Wet Printing

A practice in printing in which one places ink on a previously printed surface that has not dried. Wet printing is used if a press prints too rapidly to allow print to dry.
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Limited Tenders are invited for Cloth Bluish Grey Disruptive Pattern Wet Dying And Wet Printing On 80 Cotton And 20 Polyester
As the alternative to the state of the art transparent conductive coatings, mostly based on indium tin oxide (ITO), Clevios(TM) PH1000, an aqueous dispersion of PEDOT:PSS, provides an easy-to-use solution to move away from expensive sputtering methods to wet printing processes.
For each design, up to six cylinders are used, each capable of producing three to four variations of shade -- as opposed to wet printing, where a different screen is needed for each tone.
In addition, heat-transfer provides a perfect consistency of print; unlike wet printing, the fabric does not go through washing or steaming processes, which can cause variations from batch to batch.
It's a photographic process that captures details wet printing doesn't; also, in the printed-jacquard market, it doesn't create the distortions that wet printing can, with the jacquard having a high and low to the weave.
Bedroom furniture manufacturer Frisco Manufacturing changes from high-VOC wet printing and spray finishing systems to a dry foil system that virtually eliminates VOCs.
The result is said to be much lower overall scrap rates than with wet printing methods.
Prints on bark cloth are selling very well in decorative pillows because it has a lot of texture," Corn said, "so, we're doing more heat transfer and wet printing on bark cloth in table.