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Types of Printing Methods

 

Listed are our main methods for decorating t shirts. If you don't know which method is best for you, don't worry  we generally recommend the best method for you during the quoting stage of an order. We take into consideration, the quantity of the order, the t shirt style(s) and your artwork to work out the best method for you. If you know what you want, than that is fine to, we can easily accommodate your decision.

If you have any questions regarding any of our printing methods, then just give us a call or contact us using our contact form. We will be glad to help you.


Screen Printing

Screen Printing T shirts Screen-printing is a process where a design or drawing is converted to film, that is then used to make a stencil on the screen. Each colour in the design will need a new screen. This method is ideal for large quantity customers looking for a professional and durable finish.
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DTG Digital Printing

DTG Printing T shirts Direct To Garment (DTG) Digital printing is the latest in digital garment printing technology. This digital printer will accept most kinds of graphic files. Ideal for small quantity customers with detailed artwork. This method is very cost effective for small quantities compared to full colour screen printing. [Read More]

 

Digital Transfers

Transfer Printing T shirts Your design is printed or CAD Cut (with the help of a special printer/plotter) on a specific type of transfer material. The transfer material is pressed onto the t-shirt under high temperature/pressure. Computer Cut vinyl's come in many special materials, like Puffs, Glow-in-the-Darks, Metallic, Foils, Fluros etc. This method is ideal for small run customers looking for a fast turnaround time.
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Sublimation

Dye Sub T shirts Sublimation offers a soft hand feel, where the inks embed deeply into the fabric and bond permanently. Sublimation is only available for surfaces that are white and are high in polyester content. Such as stubby coolers, some poly/cotton hoodies, sweats, polo’s and hi-visibility work wear. [Read More]

 

Embroidery

Embroidery T shirts Your design is professionally embroidered using our specialist embroidery service, adding to our growing list of garment decorating solutions. Embroidery for Jackets and Hi Visibility Work Wear, Hats and Cap Embroidery, and of course, Corporate and School uniform Embroidery.
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Printing Method Articles


 

The Best Print Method For My Design

The Best Print Method For My Design How many shirts do you want printed? This is the main determining factor when we decide which print method to use. If the quantity is under 25 we will usually choose DTG. When we work out the set up costs and print times for both methods DTG is generally cheaper.
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Screen Printing Verses DTG Digital Printing

Screen Printing Verses DTG Digital Printing When compared with screen printing, there are a lot of differences between these two t-shirt printing methods and we will explain them as we progress through this post. Briefly, the differences are broken down into four main areas, the initial set up times, the production time for each printing method, the resolution of the design and the way the prints feel in your hand.
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Screen Printing On T-Shirts

Screen Printing On T-Shirts The design can be anything from simple text all the way to an elaborate drawing, or an image you might have taken yourself or a combination of all those elements. After the image is decided and created, silk screens are made. These screens are prepared with the image on it, and are then set to be placed on a screen printing machine.
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