You may have heard about many things related to printing services, like what services you can get? Or what are the things on which you can print? If you notice around you, you will be able to see so many printed things like the bed sheets, the t-shirts you wear, the mug in which you drink coffee or tea, and many more things. But have you ever thought about how these things are printed? Does to print all these things only one machine is required or more than one machine is required?
I can assure you that you never thought about this before. Now we will learn about some of the processes that will explain to you how the printing is done on different stuff. There are so many things that you may never heard about printing, and now we are going to learn about what are the different types of printing processes that are available.
Types of printing processes….
With the advancement in technology, you will be able to find a wide variety of technologies that are now used to print different kinds of stuff. Here we are going to learn about some of the different printing processes which are mentioned in the below points-
- Offset Lithography- This is the type of printing plate used on the plat surface, and with the help of this, you can print on paper, cardboard, or plastic and other material which is flat on a surface. It is made of aluminum, and it has an image of the content you want to print on the surface. The ink is applied to the image, and then it is printed on the surface.
- Flexography- These kinds of printing services are used for the labels and the packaging as with this process, you will be able to print on cellophane, plastic, paper, metals, and other material. In this, the content that is printed on the plate is made of rubber. The ink is applied to the plate, and then the image is printed on the surface.
- Digital Printing- In thisprocess, the image that is printed is created by the small drops of ink from the nozzles. With this process, you can print on paper, canvas, plastic, floor tiles or even on the doors. Most of the time, it is used to print on the signage and posters; these printers can also be combines with the other presses, which allow you to print on the variable data.
- Screen printing- As it implies from the name of this printing process, you will be able to print on the screen (a woven piece of fabric). To print on the screen does not require the plat surface; you can easily print on the materials such as textiles, glass, wood, metals, and many others.
The Bottom Line
So, you may have got the idea that what are different types of printing services that are available. There are many processes that are used in different process and to print on different things.