Category: Screen Printing

Different Types of Ink Used in Screen Printing

Screen printing is pressing ink through a stenciled mesh screen to create a printed design. It’s a versatile method that allows for many options regarding color selection, number of prints, and techniques. It’s an affordable process with a low minimum order quantity. The choice of ink type can depend on the type of screen used; [...]

2022-11-17T08:54:22-06:00November 17th, 2022|Categories: Screen Printing|

How the Cost of Your Screen-Printing Order is Calculated

The total cost of your screen-printing order can include various factors, depending on the screen printing shop you order from. However these factors vary, it can be calculated using a simple formula—total all the expenses and divide by the number of prints. Many companies and printers use a different system to calculate the cost of [...]

2022-10-18T10:50:19-05:00October 18th, 2022|Categories: Screen Printing|

What Exactly Is Water Based Ink in Screen Printing?

Water-based inks, also known as softlays, are the more inexpensive alternative to solvent inks. They are used for simpler designs and less color since water-based inks are only available in a small range of colors. The typical ink is made with a pigment and a non-ionic surfactant dissolved into distilled water. Water-Based Ink Water-based inks [...]

2022-08-30T13:40:26-05:00July 19th, 2022|Categories: Screen Printing|

Tip for Printing Your Logo in Large Format

Enlarging a logo without it appearing to be blurry can be tricky unless you are hiring a professional to do it for you, though it can be done. High-resolution photos produce vibrant colors for higher-quality logos when they are printed in large format. Here are some tips on printing logos in large format, whether you [...]

2022-08-30T13:40:06-05:00November 18th, 2021|Categories: Design, Screen Printing|

Screen Printing Terms You Should Know

Screen printing involves the work of transferring a design onto some product, whether that be a t-shirt, a tote bag, or something else. The ink is literally pushed through a pre-made stencil directly onto the product, then left to try. The stencil is also known as the screen, but there are other important terms for [...]

How to Avoid Copyright Infringement when Ordering Screen Prints

Copyright protects a person's intellectual property rights, specifically from unauthorized use. A work's owner has exclusive rights to copy and reuse content for financial gain. At the same time, the law bars anyone else from copying or using someone's work without permission. It can be challenging to know what you can use, for instance, when [...]

2022-08-30T13:39:41-05:00December 29th, 2020|Categories: Screen Printing|Tags: , |

How to Find a Great Screen Printer
Recommendations from Our Austin TX Screen Printing Experts

The innovation of screen printing has made it easy to get customized products of all sorts, from t-shirts to other apparel and all sorts of promotional products. With screen printing, customized shirts and other products can look better than before. Screen printers are great professionals. But, for you to receive quality products, you need to [...]

2022-08-30T13:39:40-05:00December 4th, 2020|Categories: Screen Printing|

Ordering Process For a Custom Screen Print
Insight from Your Experts on Screen Printing in Austin TX

Everyone loves a free t-shirt or tote bag and it is something that many businesses use as an advertising tactic. They can be given out as prizes or even just for participation. Although they are a pretty common thing, there are still some things that you should know. One of the most important things that [...]

2022-08-30T13:37:48-05:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Screen Printing|

How to Make a Screen for Screen Printing
A Guide from Your Austin Screen Printing Experts

Screen printing can be an awesome skill to learn to fuel creative needs or even promote a business. It can be daunting to learn how to start, but rewarding once you create the final product. The first thing you need to do is more of a preparation : make sure your design is ready for [...]

Caring for Your Screen Printed Designs
From Your Austin Screen Printing Experts

When you buy a custom t-shirt, towel, banner, or anything in between to promote your business, it is important that you know how to care for them. The last thing you want is for the cool, trendy shirts you just bought to bring to the trade show to be worn and ragged after a few [...]

What Is Screen-Printing?
Austin Screen Printing

Everybody loves a good graphic Austin tshirt. From your basic but goody “But first, Coffee” statement to your vintage styled Nirvana shirt to your own custom design, graphic T-shirts have a special place in everyone’s closet or dresser drawer. These stylish garments are such a staple for the modern American that it is easy to [...]

2022-08-30T13:35:43-05:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Screen Printing|

Best Fabrics for Screen Printing In Austin
Tips From Your Austin Screen Printing and Embroidery Specialists

Screen printing on fabric is partly dependent on the fabric itself, and some fabrics are easier to work with than others. There are a number of variables in screen printing in Austin TX that will affect your outcome, and the ink and curing process also make a big difference in terms of how the final product [...]

2022-12-16T10:08:17-06:00April 26th, 2019|Categories: Screen Printing|Tags: |

The Advantages of Screen Printing
From Your Austin TX Screen Printers

Do you have a collection of screen printed shirts that you have acquired over the years?  Maybe they’re ones you purchased, were part of a uniform, or you received from giveaway. Have you ever wondered how they are made? Or, maybe you are needing to order some for a group or sports team. Most printed [...]

2022-08-30T13:35:31-05:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: Screen Printing|

Why You Should Have a Professional Do Your Screen Printing In Austin Tx

Most people think screen printing is easy, but it is one of those skills in the embroidery industry that take years to perfect. Several decades ago, screen printing was left to the chosen few who had the money and the tools, and most of the times only simple logos were used. As days go by, [...]

Digital Printing vs Screen Printing

When you need a design printed onto a garment or promotional item, you’ll have some printing options to choose between. Screen Printing has been used to transfer designs onto items for decades. More recently, Digital Printing, or Direct to Garment (DTG), has become a popular way to transfer highly detailed designs onto garments. Which method [...]

Types Of Ink Used In Screen Printing

Screen printing is a great way to create effective, long-lasting promotional items like bags, t-shirts, flags, banners, and more. However, it is important to use the right type of ink to get the best results. Ink used for screen printing is more viscous than standard ink and has a variety of other properties to meet [...]

2022-08-30T13:33:58-05:00May 17th, 2018|Categories: Screen Printing|

The Numerous Aspects and Challenges of the Printing Process

Screen Printing Certain aspects of screen printing are challenging and require a lot of extra attention. This includes certain products, artwork and placements. These unique factors are detailed below. Ribbed Fabrics Ribbed fabrics are challenging for screen printing. The ink used is called plastisol and sits on the top of the fabric. It will not [...]

2022-08-30T13:33:51-05:00April 17th, 2018|Categories: Screen Printing|

Beyond T-Shirts: Creative Screen Printing Solutions

Many people associate screen printing with T-shirts, which is a popular item to have printed. However, screen printing is great for most than just T-shirts. There are a wide variety of items that you can easily have screen printed for events, giveaways, or just everyday use. If you want to screen print an image, a [...]

2022-08-30T13:33:26-05:00February 10th, 2018|Categories: Screen Printing|

Tips to Keep Screen Printed Garments Looking Like New

Screen printed garments, especially t-shirts, are always in-style. They are a great way to advertise a business or event; show love for an athlete, team, or cause; and screen-printed t-shirts are always a top selling souvenir item. The screen-printing process became popular in the early 1960s when artist Andy Warhol created his iconic image of [...]

2022-08-30T13:31:15-05:00February 24th, 2017|Categories: Screen Printing|

Differences Between Digital and Screen Prints

There are two main printing methods utilized across the world today: screen and digital printing. Each of these different methods has their benefits and downsides. Understanding when each is preferable is a good way to gauge when to use one for your printing methods. Screen printing is often the preferred method, but digital has its [...]

2022-08-30T13:31:34-05:00December 27th, 2016|Categories: Screen Printing|Tags: , |
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