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Screen Print Service In Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth CBD

What Is Screen Printing and How does It Work?

Screen printing, also known as silk screening, is a versatile printing technique where ink is transferred onto a substrate through a mesh screen. This method, popular for apparel, posters, and promotional items, creates vibrant and durable prints. By using stencils on the screen, precise multicolor designs can be achieved.

What are the Pros and Cons of Screen Printing?


Vibrant Colors: Screen printing produces vibrant and opaque colors, making it ideal for designs with solid colors and bold graphics.

Durability: Prints made with screen printing tend to be highly durable and long-lasting, even after multiple washes.

Versatility: Screen printing can be used on a wide range of substrates, including fabric, paper, plastic, metal, and more.

Cost-Effective for Large Orders: Screen printing becomes more cost-effective for large production runs due to economies of scale.


Limited Color Options: Each color in the design requires a separate screen, which can limit the number of colors that can be used in a design without significantly increasing costs and production time.
Not Suitable for Detailed Designs: While screen printing is excellent for bold and solid designs, it may not be the best choice for designs with fine details or gradients

Not Ideal for Small Orders: Due to the setup time involved, screen printing is less cost-effective for small production runs.

How Much Does Garment Screen Printing Cost?

15 – 29  qty                                   $8.50 ea

30 – 49  qty                                   $7.00 ea

50 – 99  qty                                   $6.00 ea

100 +      qty                        Ask for a quote
Prices include GST. Minimum of 15 garments per order.
Unit prices include one position only. Additional positions to be quoted.

Screen Print Set-Up Fee
Set-up costs generally associated with screen printing primarily due to the labor and materials required to prepare the screens and equipment for printing. However, we provide a FREE set-up service for all of our customers. 

Production Time

Once artwork is approved, lead time is approximately 8-14 working days* plus shipping.

*Production time may vary for larger orders

What kind of clothes are used for screen printing?

Screen printing can be applied to a range of clothing materials, with popular choices including cotton for its ink-absorbing properties, polyester for durability and vibrant colors, and blends for versatility. When choosing clothes for screen printing, consider texture, composition, and intended use for the best results.

Screen Printing vs. Digital Printing for Garments: A Comparative Guide

Screen printing is ideal for simple designs and large production runs, offering durability and vibrant colors. Digital printing is better suited for intricate designs, small to medium-sized orders, and quick turnaround times, providing precise color accuracy and versatility. The choice between the two methods depends on factors such as design complexity, order quantity, budget, and desired print quality.

How Can I Ensure Long-Lasting Prints with Screen Printing?

Wash garments gently with mild detergent, avoiding bleach. Gentle drying methods and avoiding abrasion help maintain print integrity. Follow these steps for vibrant and durable screen-printed garments.


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