T-Shirt Printing

Our print and production techniques vary depending on the nature of each job, Artwork and the size of the order usually dictate this. Turnaround time and usage of the garments is also a factor. There are brief descriptions below.

Differences in Colours : Monitor Vs. T-shirt
10 Jul 2013

Differences in Colours : Monitor Vs. T-shirt

DIFFERENCES IN COLOURS: RGB and CMYK Pixel graphics are shown on monitors in the RGB (Red-Green-Blue) colour model. This means that each colour is composed with different proportions of these three base colours. See image below on the left. In order to print pixel graphics, the colours must be converted into the CMYK colour model. During the digital printing, the colours are then composed of different proportions of cyan, magenta, yellow and key (black.) This can lead to differences in...

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SUBLIMATION PRINTING
10 Jul 2013

SUBLIMATION PRINTING

Sublimation printing is a printing technique used on mugs, cups and cases (iPad, iPhone, key rings etc.) as well as T-Shirts The design is first printed onto a transfer foil. Then it is pressed onto the product using high temperatures. a special layer on the product reacts with the colour pigments and permanently bind with them. Note: The optimal resolution for prints with thermo sublimation is 300 dpi. If your graphics have a higher or lower resolution, this is bound to...

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Rhinestone & Rhinestud
10 Jul 2013

Rhinestone & Rhinestud

We can take your artwork and turn it into a sparkly rhinestone design perfect for your event like hen night, dance team, club, sport team, company rhinestone logo and many more. Go ahead and take a look around – I know you will find the perfect sparkles and if not, let us know and We can create it especially for you!

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Embroidery
10 Jul 2013

Embroidery

We use your artwork to create embroidery set up disk. This disk tells the embroidery machine where to stitch the design on your chosen garment. We usually use embroidery for stitching company logos onto staff uniforms and workwear, we can embroider virtually any type of garment. The minimum orders are normally 12 + garments

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Flock Printing
10 Jul 2013

Flock Printing

Flock is a printing technique where the design is cut from a coloured foil and then pressed onto the shirt under high heat. Flock printing features are elegant appearance, A flock print has a velvety and fuzzy surface. The foil (0.5 mm) is somewhat thicker than flex, which causes the design to appear slightly elevated from the apparel and results in the plush feel. The colours have a soft glow to them. The advantages of Flock printing are: their vibrant colour...

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SPECIALTY FLEXES PRINTING
10 Jul 2013

SPECIALTY FLEXES PRINTING

pecialty flex prints differ from normal flex prints (CAD Print and Garment Films) due to the special visual effects in the printing foils. SPECIAL FOILS (Garment Films) Glitter is a very fine mix of the foil colour’s spectrum, moving from darker to very Shiny Particles. It shines and glistens intensely, especially as light catches it at different angles. The foil has a slight texture to it. Shimmer has a metallic look to it, giving it a slightly reflective shimmer similar to that...

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CAD – CUT Printing
10 Jul 2013

CAD – CUT Printing

CAD Cut Printing is printing suited to small runs and individual names and numbers. It is a smart and cost effective way of printing low volume work. Cad Cut Printing (Also known as Vinyl Cut and Garments Film) Firstly the logo or text needs to have an outline added. This is done using Coreldraw or Adobe Illustrator. The design is then input direct into a digital cutter plotter which electronically cuts the design on to a single colour sheet of flock,...

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Full Colour Digital Printing for Dark Garments
10 Jul 2013

Full Colour Digital Printing for Dark Garments

This method is used to produce small and large runs of full colour artwork onto non-white garments. These transfers are used in conjunction with the CAD cutter to produce small runs of stunning prints onto 
dark garments

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Full Colour Digital Printing for Light Garments
10 Jul 2013

Full Colour Digital Printing for Light Garments

Full Colour digital printing is a technology that allows you to customize t-shirts in high and low quantities – even one at a time – with no constraints on the artwork you use. So you can print a colour photograph on a single t-shirt for a very affordable price! Now you can turn to THE VISUAL to make the perfect gift, or to express yourself and jazz up your wardrobe one t-shirt at a time.

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Screen Printing
2 Jun 2013

Screen Printing

Screen-printing t-shirts can be an enjoyable project, We take your t-shirt printing design ideas and turn them into customized t-shirts for your teams, school, company and clubs. At THE VISUAL, you can design your own screen printed t-shirts by using your own original artwork Screen-printing is usually used on any garment-printing job when the order is over 36 items. This is because there are setup costs involved. Orders smaller than 36 can prove to be expensive when compared to our other print...

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