Printing Techniques

 

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Screen Printing
Screen Printing

Screen printing is a versatile printing technique whereby a mesh is used to transfer ink onto a substrate, except in areas made impermeable to the ink by a blocking stencil. Frequently used on: Textiles, non-woven bags, rulers, notebooks, and many more...

Pad Printing
Pad Printing

This method consists of indirect transfer of ink by means of a mould which has been engraved in low relief. It is the most common technique used on small items such as pens. Due to its versatility, it adapts to curvilinear forms and is the most economical solution for various products. Frequently used on: Pens, USB flash drives, lip balms, and footballs, among others...

Laser Engraving
Laser Engraving

A permanent and precise printing technique. The laser etches the design on hard surfaces. Besides metal, it can also be used on wood, leather, PU, and glass with elegant results. Frequently used on: Metal pens and keyrings, wooden containers, business card holders, cork products, among others...

Embossing
Embossing

Embossing is a technique that adds elegance and sensuality to any surface. It involves the creation of an impression by placing the dies in contact with the stock under high pressure, which raises the surfaces adding a new dimension to the object. Frequently used on: Leather and soft PU surfaces, among others...

Sublimation
Sublimation

Sublimation transfers a design from paper onto another surface by means of heat. Sublimation has the advantage of being able to be used on concave surfaces, producing well defined designs (ideal for photographic reproduction). It also results in a design highly resistant to extreme temperatures. Frequently used on: Mugs, lanyards, and T-shirts, among others...

Embroidery
Embroidery

This technique allows customisation on good quality fabrics. Embroidery replicates designs with a large variety of colours and distinct lines. Frequently used on: Towels, blankets, caps, beanie hats, conference bags, and clothing, among other items...

Doming
Doming

Doming protects your digitally printed label by applying a thin layer of transparent polyurethane resin onto the surface of a two-dimensional part. Once the resin is dispensed, the parts are placed in a curing oven to dry. When the resin finishes drying you are left with a clear, flexible lens that will not only protect the label from the elements, but also give it a visually attractive three-dimensional, or domed, appearance.

Digital Label
Digital Label

Digital labels are a cost-effective branding method offering photographic-quality images, crisp text and vibrant colours... Frequently used for: Confectionery and bottled water, among others...

Digital Printing
Digital Printing

Digital printing is a process that involves your artwork being processed by a computer, and then printed directly onto the surface of your product. It is best used for items that require high amounts of detail, and orders of a smaller quantity.

Digital Transfer
Digital Transfer

A digital transfer is a way of producing full colour designs, which are too complex to be screen printed, for application onto garments, caps or bags via a heat process. This involves taking a high resolution image and printing it onto quality transfer paper, which is then applied onto another surface using a heat press.

Screen Printed Transfer
Screen Printed Transfer

A screen printed transfer (also known as a plastisol transfer) is an image which has been screen printed onto release paper. Instead of being directly screen printed onto a shirt or other item, the design is printed onto transfer paper, then applied with a heat press. Screen printed transfers can be single or multi-colour, and heat applied in seconds to any number of items. Frequently used on: T-shirts, sweatshirts, shorts, jackets, and caps, among other items...

Ceramic Transfer
Ceramic Transfer

Ceramic transfer printing is a method of decorating enamels or ceramics using an engraved copper or steel plate from which a monochrome print on paper is taken, which is then transferred by pressing onto the ceramic piece.

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