After you have placed an order, we offer you branding option. This allows you a chance to position your logo on the product. Keep in mind that this needs to be signed off before the actual branding starts. Our consultants will assist in recommending the best branding solution for our product.
Pad printing is a process that allows a logo or design to be transferred to a three-dimensional object. With the help of positives and light exposure unit, a logo etched plates is created. Then the plate is placed in the ink-well of the printing machine. The image is then transferred to a silicone pad. Afterward, it is transferred to the object by pressing the pad to the surface. The ink is attached with the item by sending the printed product through a heating tunnel. It is considered as the most cost-effective method of branding. At a time only one color is used and it maximum 4 colors can be used for pad printing. This makes the accurate registration a necessity. The biggest benefit of pad printing is the capability to print on various surfaces. Whether they are flat, spherical or cylindrical. Pad printing is the best way to print objects that seem impossible to brand.
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Screen printing is among the earliest methods of printing. It is a process of creating an image or logo on a fabric or any material. The process involves passing of ink through a screen or mesh that is stretched on a frame. A logo is exposed onto a mesh screen ink is placed onto the screen and by using a squeegee the logo is wiped with this squeegee onto the product. Every color is printed on a time, for every color the process and setup is repeated. For screen printing maximum 6 colors can be used keeping in mind accurate registration. Screen printing is ideal choice as it is cost effective and ideal option for bulk orders. The ink in screen printing is applied thicker resulting in brighter colors even on dark objects. The ink colors are a close match to the original logo color.
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Digital printing is a new process that involves the logo or image being processed by a computer. After that, it is directly printed onto the surface of your object. It is not a heat transfer as the ink in adhered to the material of your product. The logo or image is printed on a sticker using the vinyl printer and is cut into various shapes. It is a cost-effective solution for a full-color logo. It can be applied to flat or slightly curved surface.
Domed stickers are full-color stickers that are coated in resin to give a 3-D appearance. Though, digital printing can be done onto some products directly. But it is best suited to backgrounds that are white in color. Digital printing provides high amounts of details as it allows a photographic print. As the ink is applied in thinner quantity, it is perfect for light colored products.
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A logo is carved onto a product using a laser beam, it produces the logo with accuracy. The laser burns off the top layer of the product exposing the underlying material. The laser creates high heat during the engraving process that causes the material to vaporize. It is a quick procedure as the material is vaporized with each pulse. The color of the engraved logo depends on the underlying material. If the product is made from aluminum the engraved effect will be of silver or white color. While on a copper product the engraved effect will be of gold or brownish color. It is the commonly used option for customization as it is the fastest way. There are 3 types of laser engraving:
- Deep laser engraving
- Laser ablation
Laser engraving is easy to use. The visual material that is to be engraved is sent through an engraving software directly. It is sent from graphic program to laser engraver. It is one of the most accurate methods and detailed graphics can be engraved. What makes it special is that it be used on the smallest material surfaces as well.
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Embroidery is an art of decorating or customizing a fabric with designs. The design is stitched in strands of thread. It can be applied to any kind of fabric, including:
Embroidery is done through computer controlled machines. They are large sewing machine that enables to convert digitized logo into embroidery. The design is set up within a special format file. Then the file and running sheets are used to tell the machines how to embroider the logo. After sending the file, product is fixed into the place with a special support. This holds the product in one place so it cannot move. Then thread colors are added to the machine and design is stitched ion the product.
Embroidery is the best way to customize your clothing to make sure your logo is represented perfectly. As it provides a stylish and sophisticated look to your product. Along with this, it produces a high quality finished product.
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It is an embossing technique which produces outstanding dimensional results. Blind embossing is embossing without the ink, as a result, the image is raised and not colored. The start the embossing process the material is fit between 2 dies and it is heat pressed to squeeze the die imprint into the material. The embossed area is smooth due to the heat and pressure. Blind embossing creates a clean, distinctive and subtle impression.
Moreover, colored embossing is possible, the procedure is similar to blind embossing. The only difference is colored embossing colored ink is added. Foil stamping can be used with embossing as well.
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Debossing process creates an image pressed into the surface of the item. It raises the material around the die impression. The area around the logo or design is heat pressed so the logo is pressed down onto the product. This creates a debossed effect onto the product.
There are different debossing techniques.
It can be used with screen printing or foil stamping. In the screen printing, the design is first printed onto the material. Then the outline of the print is debossed using die. On the other hand, in foil stamping the foil is moved to the material using a special die. After that, the same die is used to deboss the place.
It provides a professional appearance. It is perfect choice for branding option as it does not discolor. Debossing is a not a difficult technique to be used for branding. When debossing is done with silk screen printing, the result is colorful and more detailed.
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It is a process of heat transferring images on the products without messy inks. First, the image is printed on special paper and then transferred to the product using heat. There is no suspect liquid by-products.
There are many methods of producing heat transfers. They can be printed and cut to shape on a digital inkjet printer. The logo or design is heat pressed onto the product, they create permanent bond with the surface.
Heat transferring is clean and environmentally safe. It is a fast process that lasts longer.
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