How to Choose the Right Printing Technique for Custom Mug Printing

Printing images and text on the glossy surface of coffee mugs isn’t as difficult as it sounds. There are many techniques that printers use to get the job done and the effects can be stunning. However, not all printing techniques would be the right choice for you. At Ezy Mugs, we make it a point to choose the right printing technology and tools for to get the results our customers want. We’ll explain the printing process, the advantages and disadvantages in person before you place the order for custom mug printing. Here are some tips that would help you choose the right technique.

  • Consider the Design –Design plays an important role because different printing techniques are used for different purposes. For example, if you want to print a single-coloured, solid design logo, you can choose the pad printing technique. It’s affordable and can be used on different kinds of surfaces. Simple designs usually don’t require complex printing techniques and skills but a big, intricate design would require more sophisticated tools and techniques.
  • Consider the Cost-The more complicated the design is, the more time and material it would require. Unsurprisingly, this increases the overall cost of printing. If you’re on a tight budget, you should choose pad or screen printing. Both of these techniques are relatively affordable in comparison to other techniques available with us. There’s not much of the price difference between different printing techniques, but if you’re on a very tight budget, every cent is valuable.
  • The Time-Most business owners place orders for custom mug printing well in advance in order to avoid sharp increase in prices or lack of stock. However, if you urgently need the mugs or would like to have them as quickly as possible, you consider the printing time taken by different methods of printing. Of all the techniques available, screen printing is the fastest because it’s an automated process. Techniques like pad printing, subliminal, and wrap-around printing require time and some preparation so products printed through these processes are often delivered late.
  • Skill of the Printers-Some companies specialise in one or two kinds of printing techniques and only have the technology and skill to use those techniques. Some of the more intricate designs with a variety of colours might be completely beyond their abilities. You should choose a printer based on the techniques they specialise in.

These tips will help you choose the right printing technique to achieve the results you need. You have options like pad, subliminal, screen, and wrap-around printing available to you.

If you want to give our custom mug printing a try, you can easily place an order with us at Ezy Mugs. We’re an Australian-owned and operated company that can deliver products to any corner of the country if you order a minimum of 36 pieces. Have any questions and comments? Feel free to contact us through our website or give us a call on 1300 753 675. We’ll be happy to help you in any way possible.