Screen printing is a printing technique where ink is passed through a fine mesh screen when pressure is applied by running a squeegee across the surface.
Screen printing is our most commonly used method and is usually the most cost effective way to get your logo or artwork printed.
Your artwork is broken into separate colours and each of these colours is then assigned to a screen. Each screen is ‘exposed’ or ‘burnt’ with a one colour image, creating a stencil through which the ink can pass. Every colour that is to be printed requires its own screen.
Pricing is dependent on two main factors. First the number of colours to be printed is equivalent to the number of screens required and therefore determines the cost of the set up. Second is the quantity of the print run, the larger the run the cheaper each individual item becomes.
Screen printing is our most commonly used method and is usually the most cost effective way to get your logo or artwork printed. It produces very high quality and durable prints with great definition. We are able to print on a wide range of both natural and synthetic fabrics and are not restricted to just clothing. We can also print onto tea towels, cushions, pillowcases, non-woven and paper bags and everything in between. Please note that screen printing onto dark fabrics will require a white base print which is charged as an extra colour in print run.
There are a variety of different screen printing inks and methods available including:
For more information about what printing process best suits your needs please feel free to contact us with any queries.
Artwork requirements for screen printing
We prefer to receive artwork in the following vector formats:
Before supplying artwork please do the following:
If you do not have the artwork in a vector format you can send a raster/pixel image, preferably at no less than 300dpi. Quite often a redraw is required in order to convert the raster image into a vector format before printing. We are more than happy to do this for you however please be aware that for redrawing of artwork there will be a fee involved.
Having said all that we understand that all of the above may be complete meaningless jargon! If you’re unsure about any or all of the above please feel free to contact us with any queries you have. We’re more than happy to help you figure out your options.
Process Print is a Dublin based company serving Ireland and Northern Ireland in the areas of design of graphics and bespoke/personalised branding of garments and products. This service involves screen printing and quality custom embroidery and includes t-shirts, tshirts, tees, polo shirts, long sleeve t-shirts, v neck t-shirts, round neck t-shirts, hoodies, sweatshirts, fleeces, jackets, custom uniforms, workwear, sportswear dublin, vests, caps, visors, tunics, trousers, umbrellas, bags and all type of work and leisure clothing.
The company also specialises in bespoke printing of promotional products promotional plastics, corporate gifts, printed corporate gifts, gifts, notepads, pens, rulers, custom office items, custom pencils, mugs, glasses, glass, card holders, usb keys. Other services include digital and litho printing of stationery, letterheads, compliment slips, business cards, stickers, envelopes and pvc cards as well as a full range of outdoor and indoor banners and flags, popup banners, window graphics, door graphics, outdoor signs, Indoor signs, vehicle graphics, vehicle wraps.
Process Print uses screen printing, dtg printing, direct to garment printing, pad printing, sublimation printing to supply sports teams, hen parties, stag parties, uniforms, work clothing and much more.