What t-shirt printing types does Custom Ink offer?
Custom Ink offers many custom t-shirt printing methods including screen printing, digital printing, and embroidery. While 90% of the printing we do is screen printing, our expert printers excel at digital printing and creating beautiful embroidered logos and artwork as well.
What material is best for screen printing?
When it comes to printing custom apparel, natural fabrics like cotton tend to absorb the ink more readily than man-made fabrics like polyester. These create more vibrant designs and allow for your screen printed apparel to last even longer.
What material is the worst for screen printing?
Man-made fabrics like polyester tend to absorb inks less readily than natural fabrics like cotton. However, screen printing is still our favorite printing method even on these products and will create a vibrant and detailed design when done properly.
What color ink is best for screen printing?
Choosing ink colors that contrast the color of the product you are screen printing will produce the best custom printing results. This helps the colors you choose stand out against the custom product that you are printing on, and produces more vibrant designs.
What is halftone printing?
Halftone printing is a graphic technique that simulates shading through the use of small dots. Custom screen printing using halftones allows you to create the appearance of additional colors without the added cost of extra ink colors being added to your order.
How can I make sure my logo is the right color on custom apparel?
Custom Ink offers color matching via the Pantone Matching System (PMS) for an additional fee. PMS color matching uses Pantone’s comprehensive color library to determine the exact color of your logo and then mix different ink colors together to replicate the color of your logo or get as close as possible.
Can I get team names and numbers screen printed on t-shirts?
You can personalize your screen printed t-shirts by adding individual names and numbers to the backs of your custom t-shirts. We offer customized names and numbers from 1”-8” tall for screen printed and can add names sized between 0.5”-1” tall for embroidery.
Can I get glow in the dark ink screen printed on my t-shirts?
Custom Ink offers many specialty inks including glow-in-the-dark ink. These specialty inks may require special pricing and include additional styles like neon ink, metallic silver, metallic gold, glitter, foil, water-based, puff, and 3M reflective film. Ask about these specialty inks when you are designing your custom gear.