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Screen printing

The particularity of the serigraphy compared to the other techniques of impression is that one prints through the cliché on the support and not as in the other techniques, by transfer of the cliché on the support.
To do this, one uses a screen made up of a synthetic fabric (polyester) tended on a metal frame. Under this screen (known as cliché), one poses the support (glass) intended to receive the impression.
This cliché is obtained by a method direct photo mechanics in such a way that the meshes of fabric are obturated in the places which do not have to be printed and open in the parts of drawing which must be reproduced.
The paint (enamel or grisaille), deposited on the top of the screen inside the frame, is pressed through the open mesh of the screen with the squeegee (rubber blade).
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