Making a high-quality printed bag can be challenging, particularly when you have to consider the branding, time scale, and overall quality. However, custom printed tote bags don’t have to be difficult to produce and with the right printing type, you can have the perfect bag you need for your business to make the perfect impression. In this article, we are going to be looking at some of the printing types that are perfect for your printed bag.
Transfer printing is arguably the most economical of the printing options as it does not waste any ink in the process. It is perfect for cotton bags, canvas bags and even printed Jute bags. This process uses a screen with very intricate holes to perfectly distribute the ink onto the bag for crisp edges and bright colours. This is one of the most popular methods of printing as its cost effective and gets the best quality results. By using a block stencil, you can re-print the design several times to get a uniform collection of products.
Screen printing is a method that is perfect for a small business that is either planning to make them themselves or have professionally printed. Screen printing is a simple way to print several uniform bags with a simple design all in a matter of minutes. Screen printed bags can be produced either in an office or on a conveyer belt by a printing company to have the best possible results. Screen printing can be completed with either text or images to create a custom bag either with customisable branding or a simple phrase to ensure you have the perfect bags for your business in a cost-effective way.
When designing a bag, it is important to consider the quality of the product that you are making. Though heat transfers are an option for printing onto your bag, it is important to look into the quality of the print that you will receive. Heat transfers are much like a sticker as it seals to the surface of the bag creating a seal. However, this is not always the best quality of print as this can become stretched and break apart from overuse. It is therefore beneficial to opt for another higher quality printing method if this is going to be a representation of your business.
Digital transfers are very similar to a heat transfer; however, it uses digital methods to adhere to the chosen image to the chosen surface without causing damage to the surface. During the process, the image is printed onto white transfer paper and is then put through an Adobe computer program. This is then cut out with a plotter and is drawn in on illustrator. This then ensures that the correct heat and pressure is applied to ensure that the transfer adheres to the surface. This is a much more precise and permanent way of printing with high-quality results.
Regardless of whether you are looking to make a one-off bag from scratch or you are looking mass produce a number of bags for your business, you can be sure that you have the best quality printing method in place for a high-quality bag that is fit for purpose.