Ink is transferred from a printing plate onto a flexible silicone pad and then applied onto the product. This printing method is best suited to plastic, vinyl, leather and aluminium. The advantage of this process is that the product being printed does not need to be flat. The silicone pad moulds itself around the product releasing the ink as soon as the pad is raised.
Screen printing is used for printing onto fabric, flat or cylindrical objects. Ink is forced through a screen onto the product creating the imprint. Screen printing is often used when a large print area is required.
Laser engraving utilizes a computer controlled laser beam to permanently etch your details onto metal or timber products. The advantage of this process is that your message is there for a lifetime – never to rub off!
Transfers are created by Screen printing a logo onto transfer paper. The transfer is then applied to the product using a heat press which combines pressure and heat. This type of printing is used when fine detail or multi-colour prints are required on fabric or nylon.
Full Colour Print
Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black (CMYK) are combined to form a full colour image. This method of printing is also known as process printing.
Full Colour Digital Printing
Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black (CMYK) are combined using a digital printing process. The combination of these four colours creates the full colour image. Digital printing is best suited to flat objects.
Computer controlled embroidery machine stitches your logo onto your required product to create an up-market effect. This decoration method is best suited to clothing, headwear and other fabric products.