Still the most common and cost effective way to decorate garments. Screen printing involves photographic stencil preparation, with one screen and one film needed for each colour in the image.
This means that multi colour images are more expensive to print than single colour images. Also, due to the set up and pull down part of screenprinting, small quantities are more expensive. This is where digital printing is useful, as there is no setup, and no colour limit.
Conversely, large quantities are more economical with screenprinting. Once the job is prepared we can print up to 500 shirts per hour up to 12 colours. Compared to 30 digital prints per hour.
The most common screenprinting ink is a vinyl compound called plastisol. With the correct techniques it yields a hard wearing image that can be soft to wear and vibrant. We can also use bleach additives for a softer feel on dark fabrics..
Maximum image size is 430mm x 550 mm.
Take a look out our gallery page to see samples.