THE SCREEN PRINTING AND ORDERING PROCESS
GET A QUOTE & PLACE YOUR ORDER!
Before we can start a printing project, we’re going to need to collect some basic info on what you’re trying to get produced. On top of things like your name and business name, we’re going to ask you a bunch of questions about the details of your job. Head over to our Quote Form when you’re done here, we’ve made it really easy to submit your info to us.
SCREENS & FILM
Each colour in your design needs a printing screen made for it; if your design has a 3 colour front print, and a 2 colour back print, then we need to make 5 screens, 5 films, do 5 exposures, and
The screens we use for printing consist of a metal frame, with a high-quality polyester mesh stretched over it at very high tensions. A photo-sensitive coating is applied to this screen, which is then dried in our darkroom awaiting exposure. For each
Once your screens are produced and ready for printing, they are brought to the press to be setup and prepared for the actual printing part of your job. Each screen is installed on the press one at a time, and individually aligned to each colour using a micro-registration system. Once the image is lined up, the screens are firmly locked in place to ensure they don’t move, at this point squeegees and
The squeegee is a synthetic rubber blade that transfers the ink through the open areas of the screen, onto the shirt.
Once your screens are made, your ink is mixed, garments are staged, and the press is
Once all the
FOLDING, SHIPPING & WAREHOUSE SERVICES
Once your job is done being printed, it’s time to fold and count the shirts. Most orders are bulk folded and placed into boxes for shipping or customer pickup. Larger orders are prepared on pallets and prepped for either delivery or truck shipping.
Customers who need drop shipping to different locations are welcome to inquire with us about shipping and handling fees.
You can also have your order individually folded and bagged, with or without size stickers or hang tags.