Silk screen printing

Comfortable cotton clothes like T-shirts or hoodies with durable prints never go out of fashion, only print trends can change. Clothing with prints allows a person to stand out and emphasize individuality, as well as suitable for uniforms for employees or clothing for a team. 

Silk screen printing is one of the most ancient of the existing application methods and which remains relevant. The screen printing method does not stand still – it improves by offering all kinds of special effects. This technology allows you to get a full-color print on any item – t-shirts, sweatshirts, bags, polo or fabric cut, etc. Singleprint offers customers silk screen printing on T-shirts in quantities of 30 pieces and guarantees high quality prints. If you want to take the service of silk screen printing in Dallas then Dallas Shirt Printing company is always available to you.

Advantages and features of silk screen printing 

Screen printing has a number of advantages:

  • extraordinary brightness
  • paint penetrates into the structure of the fabric, while maintaining its elasticity;
  • the ability to use a large number of special effects (shine, foil, neon, 3D, etc.)
  • excellent wear resistance;

Application of silk screen technology

Silk screen printing, or as it is also called screen printing, or silk screen printing is a method of applying images by passing, or rather forcing paint through a stencil created from a special material with small cells. The print is created by forcing ink through a mold onto clothing or fabric as the squeegee moves across the mold. Allows you to repeat pantone colors. It is possible to print from 30 prints of one layout in one size.


  • creating a mold (stencil)
  • filling the mold with paint
  • image extraction
  • fixing the image until completely dry

An image of the stages of the silk-screen printing process if there is 1 color in the layout:

Silk screen technology picture if multiple colors:

How much does it cost?

The cost of applying prints in Single Print depends on several factors. Including:

  • The number of things you want to print, the more the cheaper;
  • The number of colors in the layout, the fewer colors, the cheaper (if you need the “gradient” effect, we recommend direct digital printing);
  • The type of tissue is generally not affected in this technology;
  • Print size, A6 (10x15cm) will be cheaper than for example A3 (30x42cm);
  • The location is standard or complex;
  • Urgency: depends on the workload of production;
  • The need to develop a layout.

If you plan to order a batch for printing, please send the layout to one of our managers and specialists will calculate the cost individually. We also provide the discount to those customer who order in-bulk. 

Layout Requirements

General requirements for electronic layout:

  • For vector graphics: layouts must be submitted in CorelDraw (.cdr up to version 13), Adobe Illustrator (.ai up to version 8), as well as eps and .pdf formats
  • For raster graphics: send layouts in .tiff, .eps, .pdf
  • Submission of layouts in 1:1 format with size in cm or mm;
  • Resolution <300 Pixels/Inch, excess area around layouts cut off;
  • Saved in Tiff format when printing on colored fabrics on a transparent background.
  • All fonts must be converted to curves.
  • The minimum fineness of the line is 1 mm, and the minimum clearance in the layout is 1 mm.
  • It is not recommended to use fonts smaller than 5pt (when reversed – less than 6-7pt).
  • Vector images for full-color screen printing or silk transfer should not have any effects or transparency.
  • It is not allowed to use multilayer layouts, as well as blocked or hidden elements.
  • When printing on dark media, be aware that the selected color (PANTONE) may change its hue. 
  • If the background of the finished product is colored and matches the color of the material, then there is no need to make departures for it. The format of the color background of the material of the product must be equal to the format of the finished product.

We would like to pay attention to:

  • Any errors in the submitted layout are the responsibility of the Customer. If our designer does, the client carefully checks the correctness and approves.
  • The Customer is responsible for changing the terms of production of the circulation if the layout does not meet the technical requirements.
  • Finalization of the layout is considered a separate service and is paid additionally.  

If you want to design a layout, our designers are ready to help. We offer layout design services as well as a layout builder where you can design your preferred design.

By Zubair Pateljiwala

I work at Data Service Solutions as a QuickBooks certified professional. If you are facing any errors or issues with QuickBooks, you can ask any queries about it. For asking your question, call +1-(855)-955-1942.

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