Custom Screen Printing
We’re experts in custom screen printing. We can help you achieve amazing results for all your apparel printing needs.
Screen printing in Denver
Screen printing or silk-screen printing is a technique that prints your designs using a mesh of fabric to transfer the ink onto the garment. This method of screen print transfer is an effective and long-lasting option for brands looking to achieve good-quality designs for promotional products.
Why is screen printing used?
There are reasons why a printing company uses custom screen printing techniques. The most prominent feature is custom transfers can be designed and printed using a myriad of colors and is even effective on dark fabrics.
Custom screen printing can also accommodate intricate designs, and the process enables custom designed templates to be used many times before it needs to be reproduced again.
Other ways to complete custom screen printing, including using heat transfer. When a heat press is applied to the transfer paper, and the ink below reacts and sticks to the fabric. This can be a suitable method for smaller batch orders and more detailed images.
What type of equipment do you use?
We have a variety of equipment depending on your project requirements, but we prefer to use Roq Machines, known for their quality, precision and durability.
What type of inks do you print with?
We offer a wide range and selection of various screen printing inks including eco-friendly and phthalate free inks. We prefer using water-based inks. Not only are these inks more sustainable and environmentally friendly but they offer a soft hand feel.
What is discharge printing?
By printing discharge agents onto 100% cotton garments and adding heat, a chemical reaction is used to remove the existing dye from your garments. The result is a graphic area that is entirely void of any ink left on the garment. Due to the nature of this process, some variation in the color of your final print should be expected by you or your client. Some colors react to this process better than others.
What is digital printing vs. screen printing?
Digital printing, or direct to garment printing (DTG) is the process of transferring your logo or design onto a computer. This artwork is then printed directly into your promotional products. This is a newer practice compared to custom screen printing. The benefits of direct to garment printing or digital printing are typically the reduction in set up costs compared to custom screen printing. However, the main drawback is that digital printing may not provide the same intensity of colors compared to custom screen printing techniques as it uses CMYK-style dost rather than blocks of color. You cannot create textured effects using digital printing, either.
Do you offer finishing services?
We offer several finishing services to include the following.
Woven Tag sourcing, Woven tag sewing, Hang Tag sourcing, Hang tag application, Individual folding and polybagging, Inside tag removal, Inside tag printing.
Do you offer fulfillment services?
We can accommodate fulfillment services. If you have a request for fulfillment please reach out to our team and provide all details for your request. We will determine the best approach based on your specific needs for your project.
What is your minimum order?
Typically our minimum orders start at 72 pieces. Please contact us if you have any additional questions.
Do you offer rush services?
Yes, we can offer rush services. Please contact us to discuss the details of your project so we can accommodate your needs.
Is custom screen printing environmentally friendly?
The processes used in many custom screen printing studios strive to maintain good practice surrounding the inks and procedures used when creating custom screen printing products. Plant-friendly inks and dyes can be used in screen printing techniques alongside suitable eco-conscious fabrics.
Will screen printing ink washout?
If you use a professional design agency such as our Denver screen print specialists, then your design shouldn’t wash out as high-quality techniques are used to maintain its look. The process of screen printing is a meticulous task, and at Anthem Branding, we follow the manufacturer’s guidelines to ensure the best outcome for your promotional items. Our team can also work with you to ensure you select the best garments and design that translates well onto the fabric, so it lasts for years to come.