is Just What Is Screen Printing?
Screen printing is the process of applying specialty inks to custom t-shirts, sweatshirts, and other custom apparel. Screen printing is often referred to as silk printing because historically, silk was the material used on the screen before the synthetic mesh screen was created.
Your custom design is set up on mesh screens dedicated for each colour required. Operators, using a squeegee-type blade passes specialty inks through the screen onto the garment. The ink is then dry cured through a conveyer dryer raising the temperature of the ink to 320 degrees Fahrenheit.
Please note that we have a minimum order quantity of 24 pieces.
Typical lead time is typically 2 weeks for screen printed orders from date of proof approval.
What Types Of Images Can Be Screen Printed?
Any vector graphic, text, logo, or shape that is NOT photograph based, and can be separated by colour, can be screen printed.
What Impacts The Cost of Screen Printing?
The cost of screen printing varies by quantity and the number of colours in your design. Each time a colour is added to the design, a new screen needs to be made.