Screen Printing FAQ's

What is screen printing?

Screen Printing is a printing technique that uses a woven mesh to support an ink-backing stencil. The attached stencil forms open areas of mesh that transfer ink or other printable materials, which can be pressed through the mesh as a sharp-edged image onto a substrate. A roller or squeegee is moved across the screen stencil, forcing or pumping ink past the threads of the woven mesh in the open areas.


What are screens?  How much is the screen fee? 

Each color in a design needs to have a screen that goes with it. We charge a $25 screen fee per color printed. A reorder job has a $10 per color, per design & location screen fee. *Note: A job is considered a reorder only if no edits are required on the original screen set-up.

What type of artwork do I need to provide? 

Please provide all artwork in vector format (AI,EPS,PDF) or 300dpi (PSD,JPG, PGN) at the size it is to be printed. Art should be sized to print within our maximum dimensions (14.5”X 19”).

What are your turnaround times?

As a general rule, we say 7-10 business days. This does not include the transit time to final destination. Some special orders may take longer. A rush charge will apply to all orders required to be completed in less than 7 business days.

5-6 Working Days a 30% rush charge will apply to order.

4 Working Days a 40% rush charge will apply to order.

2-3Working Days a 50% rush charge will apply to order.

How is my price determined?

Your price is primarily determined by three things.

The product you select

The total number of colors in the artwork

The quantity of the order


Other factors such as personalizes or special request also affect the cost.

*Savings Tip: The easiest way to reduce the coast per item is to increase the quantity of your order. Consider ordering a few extras to maximize your savings.

How do I get a quote and place an order?

Feel free to use the get a quote form by clicking below. You can also speak to a representative by phone or email.

954-378-2622

orders@jcpprinting.com

When do I need to pay for my order?

You will be expected to pay for your order at the time your order is processed. We accept all major credit cards, CashApp, Money Order, and Cash.


Embroidery

What is Embroidery?

Embroidery is a craft with ancient origins, dating back to early cultures across the globe. By using a needles, thread or yarn is sewn onto a base material or fabric to create a pattern. Today embroidery continues to be a popular crafe and is often featured on clothing and decorative housewares.


What is digitizing and how much does it cost?

Digitizing is the process of converting artwork into a stitch file that can be read by an embroidery machine and interpeted as different stitch types. We charge a flat fee of $55.00 to digitize your file. Bulk discount rate are available upon request.

How long dose it take to get my file digitized?

We are quick! We usually have your file digitized in less than 24-48 hours.

What type of artwork do I need to provide? 

Please provide all artwork in vector format (AI,EPS,PDF) or 300dpi (PSD,JPG, PGN) at the size it is to be printed.

Is there a limit on the number of  colors used with embroidery/ 

There is no set limit, but we typically recommend keeping your file simple as detailed on embroidery differs very much from screen printing.

What is your turnaround time?

As a general rule, we say 5-7 business days. This does not include the transit time to final destination. Some special orders may take longer. A rush charge will apply to all orders required to be completed in less than 5 business days.

5-6 Working Days a 30% rush charge will apply to order.

4 Working Days a 40% rush charge will apply to order.

2-3Working Days a 50% rush charge will apply to order.

How is my price determined?

Your price is primarily determined by three things.

The product you select

The total number of colors in the artwork

The quantity of the order


Other factors such as personalizes or special request also affect the cost.

*Savings Tip: The easiest way to reduce the coast per item is to increase the quantity of your order. Consider ordering a few extras to maximize your savings.

How do I get a quote and place an order?

Feel free to use the get a quote form by clicking below. You can also speak to a representative by phone or email.

954-378-2622

orders@jcpprinting.com

When do I need to pay for my order?

You will be expected to pay for your order at the time your order is processed. We accept all major credit cards, CashApp, Money Order, and Cash.


Full Color Printing

What type of files do I need for my order?

We recommend using a PDF file. You may also send the file in the following types: JPG, JPEG, TIF, TIFF, EPS, and PNG.

We prefer that you send PDF with embedded or outlined fonts. PDF files are easier to handle and will likely speed up your turn-around. Remember to flatten your files before uploading.

For Roll Labels, we recommend designing:

• vector files (e.g. EPS or PDF)

• 300 DPI or higher

• use black (100% K)

• for fine lines and text smaller than 9pt, use black (100% K) only


How should I set my bleed?

When the image is required to extend all the way to the edge, bleed is

needed to preserve the finished look and the quality of the final

product.

Please keep all text at least 0.125" inside the cut-line.

- The bleed for Standard Products is 0.125".

- The bleed for Booklets and Presentation Folders is 0.25".

What resolution should my files be?

Low resolution files may be printed as is or will be placed on hold until we receive new files, slowing your turn-around.


We only accept 300 dpi files and no less.

How should I set up a Spot UV job?

When creating a Spot UV job, you must include a Spot UV template file along with the regular print file. The Spot UV template file is used to show where the UV coating needs to be applied.

For better quality we recommend creating mask files in vector based programs such as Illustrator or CorelDRAW.Please only use solid 100% K to indicate where you would like the UV. Do not use shadows, glows or grayscale images. White will

indicate no UV.Remember, if it's white, you can write!

What are your turnaround times?

As a general rule, we say 2-4 business days. This does not include the transit time to final destination. Some special orders may take longer. A rush charge will apply to all orders required to be completed in less than 2 business days.

How do I get a quote and place an order?

Feel free to use the get a quote form by clicking below. You can also speak to a representative by phone or email.

954-378-2622

orders@jcpprinting.com

When do I need to pay for my order?

You will be expected to pay for your order at the time your order is processed. We accept all major credit cards, CashApp, Money Order, and Cash.