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Decoration techniques for promotional products, here is a brief overview of the main terms and popular ways to brand all kinds of products:
Transfer process optimized for digital printing of small quantities, without color limits.
Used on: folders, backpacks, non-woven bags, cork products, soccer balls.
UV printing offers great advantages like speed and high quality guarantee. This technique is very appealing for printing in several colours. Ideal for small quantities and can be applied on plain or slightly curved surfaces.
Used on: pens, keyrings, rulers, notebooks.
DIRECT TO GARMENT
Textile direct printing is a full colour digital printing technique for textiles, ideal for small quantities.
Doming consists of applying a clear resin (epoxy) on a printed slip. This layer of resin produces the effect of depth and protection and results in a 3D effect. The end result is shiny, resistant and durable.
Used on: Usb flash drives, key rings, pens.
The well-known embroidery technique allows customisation on good quality fabrics with great quality and perfection. Embroidery replicates designs with a large variety of colours and distinct lines.
Used on: clothing, towels, blankets, caps, conference bags.
Firing is a technique that uses special paints heated to high temperatures, thus allowing complex logos and with great detail. It is ideal for glass, ceramic or porcelain.
Now available to customise up to 10 colours. High temperature option: longer durability and higher quality.
Hot stamping consists of reproducing designs by means of a hot press on leather or imitation leather products. Furthermore, this technique allows transferring a metallic or pigment finish, adding colour to the branding.
Used on: leather and PU key rings, diaries, notebooks, wallets.
Hydroglaze is a technique that consists of spraying any pantone colour, with a matt or glossy finish, onto glass, ceramic or porcelain.
Laser engraving is a precise and long-lasting method. The laser beams engrave the design on hard surfaces. Besides metal, it can also be used on wood, leather/PU and glass with exquisite and elegant results.
Used on: metal pens and key rings, wooden containers, card holders, cork products.
Process used mainly for printing small objects like pens. It is very versatile and adapts to curvy shapes. It is the most economical solution for various products.
Used on: plastic pens, USB flash drives, key rings.
ROTARY SCREEN PRINTING
Rotary screen printing is similar to the process of screen printing, but optimised for 360º printing. This process is indicated for pens.
Used on: pens.
Sandblasting, creates a 3D effect with great detail.
This technique is ideal for glass, ceramic or porcelain.
Screen printing is a printing technique which provides trustworthy and long-lasting results. This method can be used on smooth surfaces; printing in high definition even with more than one colour.
Used on: notepads, rulers, pill boxes.
Sublimation offers the advantage of being able to be used on concave surfaces, producing well-defined designs. It also results in a design highly resistant to extreme temperatures.
Used on: mugs.
A method similar to silkscreen printing, however optimised to be used on textiles.
Used on: aprons, polar fleece items, non-woven bags.