Screen Printing Primer
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Screen Printing Primer
Samuel T. Ingram

Diversity, flexibility, quality, uniqueness. These are but a few of the terms that define screen printing’s role in the graphic communications industry. Samuel Ingram applies his years of experience in this book to offer insight into the industry, the process, and the components that combine to highlight screen printing as a manufacturing process responsive to consumer needs.

The book is written for the general reader who would like to understand the current technology, processes, and terminology associated with screen printing. A glossary of commonly used terms is provided, along with more than 50 illustrations that serve to clarify concepts and provide visual reference to technical concepts.

About the Author: Dr. Samuel T. Ingram is a professor of Graphic Communications at Clemson University, where he has been a faculty member for thirteen years. He received his undergraduate degree from Appalachian State University in 1978. He was granted his doctorate from Clemson University in 1985. His primary responsibilities at Clemson are teaching, research, and interaction with the printing industry. Dr. Ingram teaches all printing processes with special focus on color reproduction, color science, process control, and workflow.

Table of Contents: Foreword • Preface • The Printing Processes • The Screen Printing Industry • Artwork • Color Reproduction • The Image Carrier • Presses and Drying Equipment • Substrates and Inks • Process Control • Finishing • Screen Printing Innovations • Glossary • Index

Specs: 140 pp., 5.5x8.5-in. perfect bound, ISBN 0883622076, copyright 1999.