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Understanding Screen Printing - The Process

Preparing Customers Design - Print Ready

Preparing Customers Design - Print Ready

Print each color on clear paper ready for exposure

Print each color on clear paper
ready for exposure

Burn Image onto light sensitive Emulsion. Areas not behind the black will harden up.

Burn Image onto light sensitive Emulsion.
Areas not behind the black will harden up.

Wash out all area behind the black to reveal the image. This area will allow ink to go through.

Wash out all area behind the black
to reveal the image. This area will
allow ink to go through.

Align all screens on press and tape up open areas. Add ink and squeegees.

Align all screens on press and tape up open areas. Add ink and squeegees.

Place shirt on pallet and align straight

Place shirt on pallet and align straight

Flood and push ink through screen onto shirt.

Flood and push ink through screen onto shirt.

Rotate and print next color

Rotate and print next color

Send finished shirt down dryer to cure the ink.

Send finished shirt down dryer
to cure the ink.

You now have completed a Screen Printed shirt


Understanding Screen Printing - Price Sheet

You can locate this pricing sheet at sheets.google.com. Make sure you are logged in to your esmpromo email account.

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If you do not know the price, leave it blank.
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Customer Discounted Rates

Discount Rate

0%
5%
10%
15%
20%

Amount spent last last fiscal year

$0 - $4,999
$5,000 - $14,999
$15,000 - $29,999
$30,000 - $49,999
$50,000+

These discounts are high suggested. Shows good faith and potential savings for customers.
You are more than welcome to give greater discounts to new customers. No more than 20%

These rates are adjusted at the start of each year.


Understanding Screen Printing - The Cost

These are estimated costs to print shirts. Cost like printing on sleeves or using different inks may vary on price.
This is a close representation of what to expect as an expense for screen printing.

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Sample Jobs and Pricing Outcomes.

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$8.65 - 260 items

2 color front 1 color back - G5200

Tank Top: -$3.40 each
Printing: -$1.98 each

Shipping: -$47.52

Total Profit: $802.68

Your Cut: $401.34

 
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$9.00 - 48 items
10% Discount Applied

1 color front 1 color back - 5000

Shirts: -$2.13 each
Printing: -$2.64 each

Shipping: -$13.96

Total Profit: $189.08

Your Cut: $94.54

 
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$8.50 - 111 items

1 color front - N5296

Shorts: -$3.55 each
Printing: -$1.10 each

Shipping: -$25.63

Total Profit: $401.72

Your Cut: $200.86