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Industrial Screen Printing

The purpose of industrial screen printing is usually more instructional than decorative. It adds function to a part or piece of equipment.

What is Industrial Screen Printing?

Industrial screen printing is a process for adding graphic detail to a surface, usually by laying down a precise, measurable deposit of ink on a substrate. The screen printing process is an integral part of modern manufacturing. Screen printing may be used on a variety of surfaces, such as metal, plastic, glass, or ceramics. The process is usually , to a large range of shapes and surfaces.

Applications for Technical Screen Printing

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If you look closely you will see industrial screen printing all around you. Screen printing is how manufacturers add labels, logos, and instructions to fabricated metal parts.

Whether it’s the diagrams on the back of a stereo or cable box, the control panel on an electrical panel, or the logos on the appliances and fixtures in your home — the writing is all done through industrial screen printing. At Microform Precision, we have the equipment and capabilities to handle this step of the manufacturing process in-house.

Industries for Screen Printing

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These are some of the applications where technical screen printing may be used:

  • Medical Devices
  • Electronics
  • Telecommunications
  • Home Appliances
  • Control Panels
  • Solar
  • Automotive Aftermarket
  • Semiconductors
  • Lighting
  • Signage
  • Other Sheet Metal Fabrication applications