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#PrintingProcesses: Screen printing

Printing Processes

After we took a closer look at gravure printing, one of the oldest printing processes still in use today, in this edition of #PrintingProcesses we take you into the world of screen printing. Historically, it’s considered the fourth printing process and is also called stencil printing. If you combine screen printing with suitable ink, you can print on almost any flat material, such as textiles, glass, ceramics, paper and even stone.

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#PrintingProcesses: Flat Printing

Printing Processes

For the second installment of our new #PrintingProcesses series, we’re focusing our attention on flat printing, also known as Lithography. Developed in Munich, Germany, by a penniless playwright, it offered a cheap and efficient printing method that quickly gained popularity all over Europe.

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Green Up Your Business With 3D Printing

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By 2030, greenhouse gases are to be reduced by 55 percent compared to 1990, the European Union demands. As a result, more and more companies are facing the challenge of a more sustainable production. In addition to obvious measures, there are several rather unknown paths that can be taken to achieve sustainability goals. One of these is 3D printing. But how exactly can 3D printing help to become an eco-friendly company?

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#PrintingProcesses: Relief Printing

Printing Processes

We are starting our new series #PrintingProcesses with the original, first-ever printing process: Relief Printing. With this technique you cut an inverted version of your intended print into a plank of wood, linoleum or metal plates, apply the ink onto the plate and press it down on paper to create the image, like a stamp.

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Combating the Coffee-Ring Effect With New Printing Technique For Electronics

The coffee-ring effect is something we can observe every day. But what is just a slight annoyance for us, is a challenging issue for scientists. Now, a team of researchers has found a way to combat the hindering effect with new inks, thereby enabling large-scale printing of electronic devices with simple inkjet technology.

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