How to Remove Screen Printing from Nylon

Have you ever seen a cool jacket but do not like the printing logos and design of them? You wish you could somehow remove those designs and wear them, right?

I don’t know about you, but I have a problem with screen printing on nylon. It doesn’t come off and it’s impossible to get the ink out of the fabric. It’s not like we didn’t try; we’ve tried everything from water to vinegar! So today I’m going to show you some tips that will help in how to remove screen printing from nylon.

How To Remove Screen Printing From Nylon

DIY: How To Remove Screen Printing From Nylon

Step one: Wash into cold water

As for the first step of how to remove screen printing from nylon, you need to get the nylon item ready. Wash the item using cold water. You have to make sure that you are not using any warm water on the jacket to wash. By using warm water, the printing will get more permanent, and you will not be able to take it off easily.

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Step Two: Using Bleach or Another Type of Cleaner

If there is a lot of ink left on your garment after washing with cold water, then we suggest going ahead and using bleach or another type of cleaner such as Tide Stain Remover & Color Booster Liquid Detergent. Bleach works very well at getting rid of ink and will not ruin the color of your garment.

using bleach or another type of cleaner

Step Three: Again, Wash Into Cold Water

Now, you need to wash the nylon item again with cold water. Once it is dry, then you can wear the jacket without worrying about other people seeing that backside of yours!  Now, you need to wash the nylon item again with cold water. Once it is dry, then you can wear the jacket without worrying about other people seeing that backside of yours!

Precautions to Remove screen Printing From Nylon:

  • You need to make sure that you are not using any warm water on the jacket. By using warm water, the printing will get more permanent and you will not be able to take it off.  You can use cold or hot water for this method.
  • It is best if you have some dish soap in your household because it helps remove ink easier than just using regular detergent alone.
  • If there are stains from food or drinks such as ketchup, then do a quick wipe with rubbing alcohol first before adding dish soap into the mix of cleaning products needed for removing screen printed logos on nylon jackets.
  • The main concern for those who want to clean their nylon garment at home would be the ink that was used.
  • The best way to clean the garment is by not only using dish soap, but also adding dishwasher detergent too for extra cleaning power.
  • Make sure you are thoroughly washing and rinsing off all of these items together with your nylon jacket before applying any drying process or machine dry cycle after this lengthy wash.

Frequently Asked Questions:

How Can This Be Done Without Damaging the Fabric? 

The most important thing to do is make sure that you are using a gentle detergent and not any harsh chemicals when trying to remove the screen printing from nylon.

What Is The Best Way To Remove Ink From Nylon?

Make sure you use dish soap, followed by some rubbing alcohol; then finally adding in your favorite type of dishwasher detergent for extra cleaning power.

Can You Wash Other Items In The Same Load Of Laundry That Has A Screen Printed Item On It?

Yes! Remember that it will be helpful if all items have similar colors so they can be washed together without doing too much damage to either piece of clothing or fabric.

Final Thoughts

As you can see, there are a number of ways to remove screen printing from nylon so that it is ready for use. You should try the technique that best suits your needs and budget. Be sure to read through all instructions carefully before starting each process.

Once you have used one or more techniques successfully, come back with feedback! Let us know which method worked best for you in the comments section below this post!

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