Here is another quick tip video about using masking tape for screen printing. I have to admit the shop is a mess and I was bombarded with print jobs last week. It always seems to be the case when you are very busy or when you have to leave the office to travel the print jobs start flowing in. What can one do? Well you can do what I did and just make a couple of videos amongst the mess… 😉 You can always clean up later right? There’s nothing like procrastination.
The new video is called, “How To Screen Print T-Shirts: Masking Tape Tip.” This educational screen printing video is about working with masking tape. Many people are afraid to use masking tape due to the poor reputation it has for absorbing solvents and leaving adhesives behind after removal. But masking tape can indeed be an economically practical tape to use in your screenprinting shop. With the few tips and the dog ear trick we show you in this video you should be able to use masking tape as we do in shop without any major issues. This video will teach you what you need to know about masking tape and working with it in the screen printing process. You’ll learn how long it can be left on the screen and how it can more easily be removed without harsh solvents. A simple trick that you may have used in grade school will help make masking tape a viable consumable in your print shop.