Custom Screen Printing
Your Designs Custom Made
with Plastisol Iron-on Transfers
Here you will find Information about Custom Plastisol Transfers screen printing process, quantity, artwork requirements, application and other technical data. Including the various types of custom plastisol heat transfers the client can have us reproduce according to each production job.
Product Details and Prices
SpotPro graphic Heat Transfers are made via the traditional screen printing process using plastisol inks.
They print on all fabric colors and work on cotton, polyester, linen and Lycra / Spandex blends with 20% stretch, like knit fabric t-shirts, rib knit fashion tops, fleece sweats, jackets, sports team uniforms, canvas bags and more.
Easy and quick to Apply yourself on your own stuff with Home Iron or Heat Press.
No sewing required.
Custom Plastisol Iron-on Transfer List Prices are calculated based on the total colors in your artwok per transfer sheet, NOT per design.
We also offer the Job Run Color Changes Option to reduce the cost when applicable.
Design Sheet Sizes
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Custom Job Details
Client need to provide the final art, billing details and related information such as colors, sizes, total quantity and delivery date and location.
All Custom volume orders require a refundable job deposit, the client can cancel the job at anytime and receive the job deposit amount emidiatly. We inform the client of the total and email an invoice for payment less the job deposit along with a final proof for the client to aprove the job for production.
Artwork Lines & Spaces
Because these are screen print process iron-on transfers and in most cases they will be printing on clothing garments and not on paper, we recommend your artwork lines and spaces be 48 points minimum size.
The reason is to ensure the lines are thick enough to adhere (glue) to the fabric, and the spaces are wide enough because screen printing inks do expand a little.
View our Line and Space Size Recommendations below.
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After Checkout clients can email or Submit & Upload their Graphic Designs for production.
Q: How do I order?
Head over to the Order Page and choose the transfer sheet size and select your design number of colors.
Example: if the graphic artwork designs on the transfer sheet have 3 colors. Start by selecting the 3 color Custom Plastisol Transfers option.
A Job Specifications Sheet (Spec-Sheet) is what we need to start pre-production for all Custom Transfer Jobs or for Providing Price Quotes.
The information you provide in the Spec Sheet helps us learn about your project and the best way to accommodate your needs to ensure the best quality possible and a happy ending.
Please provide us with the following information together with your artwork designs.
Your Art Dept Contact?
Who created or owns the Artwork?
Transfer TYPE you need?
Size, Art Colors?
Total Transfer Sheets Quantity?
How many Colors on the Transfer Sheets?
What fabric types will you be printing?
Date and Delivery location?
PANTONE color codes?
Design EXACT Size?
Yes, with Design Ganging you can group designs within each job sheet using the same job colors.
We do recommend clients leave about 1 inch (2.5cm) between designs.
The 25 qty is possible but it will raise your cost per sheet very high.
You are better off spending a little more and start with the 50 sheet quantity.
It is also important to inform us of:
the artwork color quantity, since our prices are based on the sheet size, colors per sheet and total sheet quantity.
The following will give you a general idea of how Custom Plastisol Transfers are made.
There are various processes within the manufacturing of this type of heat transfer, but overall these transfers are made via the traditional Screen Printing Process.
Using plastisol inks, with other elements, adhesives and such.
After the Camera Ready Artwork is provide along with the Job Sheet ( aka specifications or line sheet ), our work begins with ganging all the artwork for the job.
Q: What are the Transfer Sheet Sizes?
Transfer Prices are based on the Sheet / Art Size and on the artwork colors per sheet.
Transfer Prices ARE NOT based on how many designs can FIT inside the transfer sheet aka as Gang Sheet.
Q: What is a Gang Sheet ?
In the Custom Printing Trade, Design Ganging or Gang Sheet means grouping various designs within a certain Sheet Size. Often these Gang Designs are cut OFF the Gang Sheet to be printed individually on shirts etc.
For this reason it is important to leave squared-off space between designs in the Gang Sheet Layout in order to make it easy to cut them off the Gang Sheet and to apply.
Q: Do they need to be cut around the design? do they wash off?
There is NO CUTTING AROUND THE DESIGN OR EDGES of your image design, ONLY the design prints on the shirt.
Q: Are Plastisol transfers the best to apply with a heat press?
These plastisol transfers can be applied with a heat press or home iron.
The heat press is required with plastisol transfers and other transfer types when printing Large Size Graphic Designs, or when printing large quantities of t-shirts for example.
Q: How many times can each be use? Can they be stored?
They can only be used one time.
Actually a good and perfect application is when all of the ink come off the transfer paper after they have been applied.
Plastisol Transfers have a long shelf life in normal environmental conditions and can be used up as needed for a long time.
Do not expose them to high temperatures and direct sunlight or extreme cold for a long period of time.
Q: Can you do white color designs on dark shirt colors?
Yes, to print on all colors is one one the best features.
Q: We are based in Canada. Do you ship here, and time cost?
We ship Custom Plastisol transfers worldwide to all friendly nations.
On average, a package under 2 kilos Via priority mail with tracking number, is delivered 5-10 days to most countries after it come out of production and shipped out from our facility.
It is important to account the transit time, holidays and other issues that may arise to ensure on time delivery to complete the project.
Fast 1-2 day shipping via Fedex and other overnight service may end up costing more than the transfers made.
Q: What is the minimum sheet quantity per custom order?
Our minimum for custom plastisol job order starts at 50 sheets makes the overall cost per transfer very good.
We recommend a 50 sheet quantity per custom job. Custom job means 50 sheets of the exact same artwork on the sheet.
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