What is Screen Printing?

  • Mechanism of Screen Printing
  • Possibilities of Screen Printing

Screen printing around you! Murakami in Your Daily Life

Around you
Screen printing can be used on any material, from thin and light materials like a scarf to T-shirts and Yukata. It can vividly print even colorful patterns and provides people with joy of wearing clothes.

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In daily life
A type of screen printing that uses a flexible plate is used for the surface of sample products in beverage vending machines. Also, with screen printing, a variety of designs and patterns on large objects such as billboards as well as small objects such as china can be printed.

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On electronic devices
With screen printing, sophisticated wiring can be drawn on even the substrates of uneven electronic circuits, because the ink that is used can be of many different viscosities. As a result, it contributes to the advancement of electronic devices, which are increasingly becoming miniaturized and dense. For example, screen printing technology is used in the electrode formation of solar cells as well as touch screens on cellphones.

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For cars
Screen printing, which “can be used on any material,” is utilized for a variety of auto parts such as meters, heated wires spread across the rear window and the lubricating coating of pistons in the engine.

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  • Mechanism of Screen Printing
  • Possibilities of Screen Printing