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FAQ

Is there a minimum order for Screen Printing?

We have a minimum print charge of 25pcs. This is to keep the unit price at an affordable rate for you.

The 25pcs can be made up of different garment sizes, colour and styles as long as the print remains the same

We offer heavy discounts at quantites of 50+, 100+, 200+ and so on. So the more you order, the more you save!

 

I need something printed ASAP! Can you help me?

We sure can!

If we can get all the order details and designs locked down as soon as possible, we will endeavor to help you meet your deadline. These types of jobs can incur an additional charge to cover overtime and Express delivery. We will inform you of these at the time of quotation.

Call us ASAP to discuss your options.

 

How long will my order take?

Our standard turnaround for most processes including Screen Printing, Embroidery, Patches & labels is ~7-10 working days (+ Delivery) from artwork approval and receipt of payment.

We can often produce order faster, so get in touch and we'll do our best to help you. 

 

Are we able to supply our own garments?

Currently we are not accepting customer supplied apparel for printing.  As we are official wholesalers of over 20 brands, 99% of the time it is more cost effective for us to supply and print your orders. If you have a brand that you would like to use that we do not currently wholesale, please let us know as we can likely add it to our offerings or offer an alternative.

 

What is Screen Printing?  

From 25-10,000 prints. Most designs are suitable to be screen printed, however if your design contains a lot of colours and is a smaller quantity (25-50pcss) DTG may be a better option.

State of the art machinery and the highest quality materials  ensures that our Screen Printing is of the highest quality and is very durable.

We have a number of ink options including our standard Plastisol, Waterbase, Discharge, Metallics & Special effects. This is the most cost effective method for 25-50+pcs for minimumal colours and is discounted per order quantity.

Maximum print size is: 40cm x 60cm (Can vary depending on the smallest garment size and the design itself)

 

What is DTG printing?

This process is fantastic for orders that contain a lot of colours or are photographic where a bulkd run is not required.

Our State of the art DTG printer can achieve incredible detail. DTG printing is ideally suitable for 100% Cotton garments.

Maximum print size is: 35cm x 40cm (Can vary depending on the smallest garment size and the design itself)

NOTE: DTG prints do not have the same durability as a screen print and the print finish on dark garments is not quite as nice.

 

What is Embroidery? 

Embroidery is a fantastic option for workwear and apparel that need extreme durability.

Our minimum per order is 10pcs.

 

How do I find out how much my order will cost?

Due to the amount of variables in our several process and the vast array of garments that we wholesale, we need to quote each print on a job to job basis. This also allows us to ensure that we are matching the right product to your needs

Some of these variables include, quantities, garment choice and colour, fibre content, colours to be printed, complexity of design, print size and location.

However, if you can send us your design/ideas and some information, we are more than happy to supply you with a concise and obligation free quote.

 

How many colour can you Screen Print?

We can screen print up to 10 colours. The number of colours viable to print will depend on your total order quantity. If you have a lot of colours and only require a small amount of pieces, after discussing your needs, we may guide you toward one of our other processes like DTG that will be more suitable.

 

How do I know what process is best suited to my needs?

Each design, garment purpose and garment type and order quantity can be better suited toward different processes. Let us know what you will be using the items for along with as much detail of the print and garment that you have in mind and we'll give you our expert advice. 

 

What type of finishing/extra options do you offer

We offer a number of options to take your apparel to the next level and give it that extra professional touch.

  • Delabeling (Remove manufacturers branded label)
  • Relabeling (Remove manufacturers branded label and replace it with your custom labels – We also supply these!)
  • Custom woven labels (inner neck label, hem label, pip label – We also supply these!)
  • Custom satin neck labels (Inner neck label – We also supply these!)
  • Custom woven Patches (Caps, jackets, jumper – We also supply these!s)
  • Direct inner neck prints (All printed with our standard neutral grey ink)
  • Individual Fold & Bag
  • Attach customer supplied swing tag

 

What information do I need to supply to receive a Screen Printing quote?

There are a list of details that we will need to accurately configure a price for your print.

The details we require can be located in our ‘FREE QUOTE’ form.

If you are not sure about some of these, it’s ok. We are here to help you get the best results possible and will walk you through the process. Do not hesitate to contact us at info@blastink.com.au

 

Because I have paid for a set-up, does this mean I own the film and screens?

No, it does’t. The costing allowed for screen set-up is directly related to the labour and materials that it takes to take a design from a digital file to print. It does not include the purchase of the film or the screen itself.

Used screens are held for a certain period and then reclaimed (recycled) and reused for other orders. If you have paid for a set-up for a previous order need to re-order, chances are we still have your screen/s. This means you will not have to pay another set-up fee, meaning even cheaper prints for your 2nd print run.

 

Where are you located?

Your order will be shipped via our friendly large network of friendly couriers out of our Melbourne locations. We operate under an online business model, which allows us to give you the best prices and focus on providing fast and flexible customer service.

 

Still have more questions? Get in touch, we are happy to help! 

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