Top quality and fast delivery times, even for large orders.
To print most common designs and patterns on textile, screen printing is often the best solution. Screen printing by PAS print is:
- Versatile and high-quality
- The best solution for both small and large quantities
- Super fast: PAS is known for its short delivery times.
- Flexible: depending on the desired quantity and the related cost, we can do a lot at PAS. And we really mean a lot.
With our wide expertise, passion, and experience, we’ve been able to add a series of innovative textile printing techniques to our offer, in order to meet your wishes and expectations and deliver a durable product. To do this, the ink of each separate garment is dried separately to increase durability and to avoid colour fading in the wash. Discover the different techniques here:
Plastisol screen printing
The most popular technique guarantees top quality, durability and easy use. Moreover, it’s environmentally friendly, because it doesn’t use phthalates. Ideal for one or more colours on a flat surface.
Waterbased screen printing
Ideal if you want a soft print that feels like it’s part of the material. The light ink coat provides a “soft hand” effect, perfect for pastels and light colours.
Discharge screen printing
This technique is used to print on dark textile. Thanks to this technique, colours are very close to PMS colours, but don't match 100%. Because of the chemical process, small differences as a result are possible.
Special Screen Printing Techniques
Clear gel base inks
Gel-based ink provides an extra glossy look for your design.
Gives a rich, granular and sparkling look and feel on parts of the print.
High density inks
By printing several ink layers on top of each other, we create an innovative 3D look.
Puff screen printing
Puff ink actually swells during the drying process, which gives a three-dimensional look to your design.
Glow in the dark inks
With this technique, absorbed light is later released in the dark.
Reflective screen printing
Thank to this technique using luminous ink, your design is visible in the dark.
Glitter effect screen printing
Glitter ink contains luminous flakes.
Suede ink swells slightly, resulting in a suede-leather effect.
Quadri (CMYK printing)
Standard four-colour print on a white background.
Full color printing
Full-colour printing provides photo-like realism on dark textile by using half-tone Pantone ink colours. The number of colours depends on the complexity of the design, with a maximum of 10 colours.
Foil transfer consists in the transfer of a metallic foil on a printed design. The result is very trendy, and very professional.
Screen printing process:
- We place the object to be printed on a screen stretched over a metal frame with a special emulsion. This emulsion is a light-sensitive product, which is applied on the mesh of the screen. After exposure to a source of light with a film over the emulsion, the layer under the transparent areas becomes hard. The emulsion that has not hardened is washed away.
- We apply ink on the screen and through a metal holder that clamps a rubber strip. This way, the ink is distributed across the stencil.
- In one direction the ink fills the mesh of the screen, in the other direction the ink is pushed through the mesh onto the support.
Before expressing your wishes, and before we make a custom quote, it’s important to know what positions are possible on garments.
- For instance, on the front and back of a T-shirt we can only print on a surface of 43 x 65 cm
- It is not possible to print to the edge of the seams, on buttons or too close to the neckline.
- It is also not advisable to print on folds, simply because we don’t want to jeopardise the look and the quality.
- It’s another reason why we always leave a 30mm space between the edge and seams and the design.
Below you can see in detail for what positions and sizes we can guarantee quality printing
Important before you order:
- If the number of colours to be printed is limited, this technique is ideal for every quantity, and the more colours and the smaller the quantity, the higher the price.
- The more items of the same design, the lower the printing costs.
This is the best way to place your order:
- Supply a vector file in separate layers at actual size
- Minimum resolution of 300 ppi. This is the resolution unit of our equipment, expressed in pixels per inch (2.54 cm). The higher the number, the better the quality we can deliver.
- The best way to supply the files is to send your files via a WeTransfer link or a link to your download site containing your design. This reduces the margin of error. Another possibility is to send your file as an e-mail attachment.