Engraving is a technique that consists of making carvings on a metal plate with a tool or a mordant (an acid). This plate will be inked then wiped and put under the press. It can be done on different materials such as wood, metal, leather, paper and glass.
Open molding is a low cost and effective method to manufacture composites. Open mold processes include, spray-up (chopping) and hand lay-up. This well established molding method is used to produce a desired or unique shape of certain products. Open molding is the most flexible of all composite fabrication processes as part size and design options are virtually limitless.
Hotstamping is one of the major variations of stamping services. Hotstamping or foil stamping is a printing method of relief printing in which pre-dried ink or foils are transferred to a surface at high temperatures. Our hot stamping printing technique adds more value to a corporate gift having people to perceive it as a higher quality product.
Silkscreen printing is a printing technique in which a mesh is used to transfer ink onto a product, blocking out areas in a stencil like fashion. A blade is swiped across the screen to fill the uncovered areas with ink, and a reverse stroke is made to ensure all required areas are filled properly. Printing is done one color at a time and multiple colors can be do simply by repeating the process. This is the most popular method of printing as it is economical and sharp. It is suitable for medium to large surface areas of print and commonly used on t-shirts, bags and bottles.
Pad printing is done using a silicon rubber pad to transfer ink from a printing plate onto any kind of surface. It is also known as Tampo Print. Basically, the process is similar to a rubber stamp. It is suitable for small and irregular surfaces and commonly used on pens and small plastic gifts.
Roller printing is a method of printing uses a few engraved metal rollers containing parts of the pattern to be printed on the surface. It is most commonly used on fabric
UV printing is a type of digital printing that uses UV light to cure ink immediately and print on the surface. The wet ink does not disperse once printed, thus resulting in much finer and detailed result. It is more resistant to wear and tear and is also environmentally friendly due to low output of heat. It is suitable for designs with many colors.
Embroidery is a process whereby an sewing machine is used to stitch your artwork onto the product. It is suitable for textiles and fabrics.
Silicone print is a very interesting printing process by using a silicone based ink. However, unlike other types of printing, silicone printing is only limited to one solid color for one design. Multiple colors is still possible if the print is positioned at different location.
Heat transfer printing is a process whereby your image is printed on a sticker and diecut out and applied to the product using heat to fix it onto the item. Very similar to iron-on transfer which is a simplified version of this kind of printing. It is suitable for large prints and full color printing. Costs is dependent on size of print and not number of colors.