Silkscreen printing is widely acknowledged as the most predominant printing method in the world today, and we can use silkscreen printing on a variety of apparel and items. Popular printable items are logos and slogans on tee-shirts and polo tees, colourful designs on tote bags, cushion covers and even aprons.

Given the popularity of silkscreen printing, you may be wondering what are the pros and cons of Silkscreen printing that makes it such a favourite amongst all printing methods. Let’s go on to share some of the reasons.

Reason 1: Cost effective

Silk Screen printing is the most cost efficient printing method when you print in bulk. To print using silk screen method, all you need is a silkscreen template with the design and you can use the template to repeatedly print on thousands of tee-shirts or polo tees, etc. If your tee-shirts are sold out, as long as the silk screen template is available, you can even do a reprint without incurring the costs of setting up the silkscreen template.

Reason 2: Fast

Silk Screen printing is faster than heat transfer print, vinyl print and digital print. An experienced print company can probably print thousands of tee shirts in a day. If you are rushing to get thousands of shirts printed quickly, you won’t go wrong with silkscreen printing.

Reason 3: Durable

Silk Screen printing uses paint to gives it a very vibrant and opaque finishing that can last a long time in the wash. Depending on your preference, we offer options of eco-friendly paint to help do our part for the environment.

Reason 4: Wide range of options

Besides using Single colour paint for Silk screen printing, you can use multiple paints to create a colourful image.  There are also other options for silk screen printing, such as puff prints, where by the printed area look slightly puffy and bloated. There are also metallic paint, glitter paint and foil paint to choose from. The possibilities are endless!

Reason 5: Portable

Having a company event and want us to do silk screen printing at your event? We can do that! We call this event activation and we can bring our portable silk screen setup to your event and help make it a success!  Attendees can choose from a range of silk screens and we can print item in front of them, live! This helps to create a talking point and a buzz for your events, and we welcome event attendees to show off their creations on social media.

Now that you are familiar with the advantages of silk screen printing, are you ready to create your own design? Regardless of whether you are a corporate warrior looking to print polo-tees for your company, school children thinking of creating a class tee-shirt or an entrepreneur looking to create your own tee-shirt design line, we can help! Ark is one of the leading companies in Singapore specializing in branded apparel, embroidery and silk screen printing services.

At Ark, we have our team of designers and printing specialists who will be able to advice you if the print will translate nicely on apparel, we do stringent QC on each piece to ensure that the quality is great and also provide a wide range of apparel options to choose from depending on your budget.

Do contact us at +65 63520988 or email us at info@ark.sg to discuss your needs with us.