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Screen Printing in Durham with Woven INC: Crafting Excellence

 

When it comes to exceptional screen printing services in the North East, look no further than Durham Screen Printing, proudly brought to you by Woven INC. With our primary focus on serving the vibrant community of Durham, we bring you a wide range of screen printing processes, tailored to meet your unique requirements. Our unwavering commitment to delivering outstanding results begins with the quality of your artwork files, and we strive for perfection with every print.

Our State-of-the-Art Screen Printing Facility

At Durham Screen Printing, we take immense pride in our fully equipped facility. Our impressive arsenal comprises two automatic 8-colour presses and two 4-station manual carousels, enabling us to efficiently handle high-throughput work. Our skilled printers process thousands of units daily, making your deadlines our top priority. If you have specific turnaround needs, kindly inform us in advance, and we will confirm our ability to accommodate your request before providing a quote.

The Artistry of Screen Printing with Woven INC

Screen printing is an intricate craft that goes beyond simply applying artwork to a garment. It involves a series of critical decisions, including selecting the most suitable artwork and films, meticulously preparing screens and meshes, and carefully choosing the right inks to bring your design to life. Each colour in your design demands its dedicated screen, layered one atop another to achieve the final masterpiece.

At Durham Screen Printing, our expertise extends to a variety of inks, including plastisol, water-based, and discharge inks. For those seeking a touch of uniqueness, we also offer speciality inks such as puff, gloss, reflective, and glitter. Your preferences matter to us, so please feel free to discuss your ink requirements with us. We are here to accommodate your requests and provide a comprehensive understanding of the available ink options.

The Advantages of Screen Printing

Screen printing stands as a cost-effective method for producing large volumes of high-quality prints. Its efficiency and speed make it a sought-after choice for companies and organisations seeking customised products or promotional items in bulk. Although it requires specialised equipment and expertise, screen printing is relatively straightforward to learn and master with the right guidance and tools.

Here are some key advantages of screen printing:

  1. Versatility: Screen printing can be applied to various materials, including fabrics, paper, plastics, and metal, making it suitable for a wide range of applications.

  2. Durability: Screen-printed designs are renowned for their resistance to fading, cracking, and peeling, ensuring long-lasting results, even with frequent use or washing.

  3. Customisation: Screen printing offers a high degree of customisation, enabling you to create unique designs tailored to your project's precise requirements.

  4. Cost-effectiveness: For large quantities, screen printing provides a cost-effective solution, with per-unit costs decreasing significantly after the initial setup.

  5. Vibrant Colours: Screen printing's ability to apply multiple layers of ink results in rich, vivid colours that captivate and stand out.

  6. Consistency: Screen printing consistently delivers high-quality prints, ensuring a polished and professional appearance for your finished products.

  7. Sustainability: Many of the inks used in screen printing are eco-friendly, making it an environmentally responsible printing choice.

Durham Screen Printing Services: Your Creative Partner

At Durham Screen Printing, we are dedicated to providing top-tier screen printing services to Durham and its surrounding areas. Our team is committed to delivering the highest quality prints, and we are fully equipped to handle various printing needs. Whether you require screen printing on clothing, promotional items, or other materials, we have you covered.

Frequently Asked Questions

To address common inquiries about our screen printing services, here are some frequently asked questions:

What are Screen Charges?

Screen charges are one-time expenses that every print shop imposes. It's important to note that paying a screen charge does not grant ownership of the screens themselves; they remain the property of the print shop. At Durham Screen Printing, our screen charges are a flat rate of £25 per colour, size, and design. This fee covers the setup and separation of your design by our artwork team to ensure precise sizing and positioning for printing. It also includes the cost of film, screen preparation, and machine setup.

Do You Charge for Colour Changes?

Yes, we do charge for colour changes, especially with smaller orders. Colour changes involve the removal of screens from the printing machine, cleaning, drying, and resetting the machine, which can be a time-consuming process. We charge a £15 fee per colour change, with a minimum requirement of 15 units per change.

Do You Have Minimum Orders?

Minimum order quantities at Durham Screen Printing depend on the colours used in your design. Generally, we require a minimum order of 20 pieces per design. However, you have the flexibility to mix and match your minimum orders across different garments and sizes. Below is a breakdown of our minimum order requirements based on the number of screens:

  • 20+ Units = Maximum of 4 Screens
  • 50+ Units = Maximum of 8 Screens
  • 150+ Units = 8 Screens Plus

How Long Does the Process Take?

Our typical turnaround time at Durham Screen Printing is up to 14 working days from the approval of your artwork. If your order is ready sooner, we will ship it promptly. During busy seasons, please allow up to 18 working days to receive your order. It's important to note that turnaround times are estimates, and your order may arrive earlier or slightly later than the estimated date.

Can I Preview My Design Before Placing an Order?

We do not provide visual previews of orders before payment at Durham Screen Printing. Visualising artwork demands significant time and attention, and we allocate these resources once an order is confirmed and paid for. After you confirm and make payment for your order, our design team will create a visual representation of your order for your approval before proceeding with printing. Approval directly to our design team is required before any production begins.

What Size Prints Can I Have?

The maximum print sizes and locations on T-shirts are based on standard guidelines, and sizing may vary depending on the product and its size. Screens and prints are one size fits all, and oversized screens are available upon request, with pricing and sizing provided on an individual basis. Keep in mind that if you have a mix of small and large garments, the print size will be consistent with the smallest garment, which may appear larger on smaller items and smaller on larger items.

Why Choose Durham Screen Printing for Your Screen Printing Needs?

Durham Screen Printing, brought to you by Woven INC, offers you a reliable, customisable, and cost-effective solution for producing high-quality custom prints, with a particular emphasis on serving Durham. Whether you're interested in branded merchandise, promotional items, or custom clothing, our screen printing services are tailored to meet your specific needs. We take pride in our commitment to excellence in screen printing, and our dedicated team is here to support you throughout the process. If you have any questions or need further information about our services, please don't hesitate to get in touch. We look forward to helping you realise your creative visions through screen printing.