H4 | heat transfer
Our first method is H4 | Heat Transfer. This is 4 color process art where ink is sprayed onto transfer film, then applied to the item. This option is available on a variety of items that are listed below. This method also must be submitted at 300+ dpi. It can print on one side of an item, or as an wrap for an added cost. Artwork must be qualified for this process.
S4 | screen
Our second method is S4 | Screen. This is 4 color process art screenprinted. This option is available on a variety of items that are listed below. This method also must be submitted at 300+ dpi, but it will print at 70 dpi and has a 3/4" gap on the back of item. This option allows for the use of additional spot colors along with the art. Artwork must be qualified for this process.
The full color processes and how they work
|4 color processes||H4 | heat transfer
ink sprayed onto transfer film, then applied to item
|S4 | screen
4 color process art screenprinted
|wrap||one side or wrap (allow gap on back)||1 side, 2 sided, or wrap [0.75" gap on the back]|
|print resolution||300+ dpi||70 dpi|
PMS spot (maybe required)
|spot colors||not available||yes
$60(g) for each spot color
|run charge / item||$1.25(g) 5.25"h x 4"w [1 sided] $1.75(g) 5.25"h x 10.5"w [wrap - varies/item]||$6(g)
$0.75(c) each spot color
|production||10 - 15 working days after ppp approval||7-10 working days after ppp approval|
MINIMUM 144 • PRE-PRODUCTION PROOF required, allow 5 working days • FORMAT ai • eps • pdf • psd • tif [text must be in vector, gif and jpeg upon approval] • RESOLUTION NEEDED 300+ dpi / 100% to size [higher resolution preferred, all text in vector]
we recommend 1.2 pt line weight for best results. however, 0.5 pt will print for some curved shapes. minimum font size should be around 6 pt for clarity. for any "fancy" fonts, we recommend discussing with the art department beforehand.