Term of the Week: Photomask

The Term of the Week is a weekly feature where A&E turns to industry experts to define common tools, processes, language, etc. used in the awards, engraving, and personalization industry, including terminology within the business realm. Contact Printwear's digital content editor, Marley Jeranko, if you're interested in contributing and for an opportunity to be featured in our daily eNewsletter. 

A stencil made of photoresist film that has undergone a developing process. The stencil design is typically created from custom, computer-generated artwork. Also called mask, stencil, premade pattern, or template. See Photoresist film.