Cleveland Print Co.

FAQ

 
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Where Are We Located?

Our shop is located at 4115 St. Clair Ave. in Cleveland, Ohio. Our hours of operation are Monday-Friday from 10AM to 6PM.

How Do I Place An Order?

You can call/email/text/fax/send a carrier pigeon and we will respond as soon as possible. To begin correspondence, click on the “contact” icon located at the top of page.

What Are Your Print Sizes?

Our standard print size is 12” x 16” and smaller. Anything over 12” x 16” is considered “Jumbo” and a small up charge will be added. Our max print size is 15” x 20”.

What Kind Of Inks Do You Use?

Water based ink is our go-to choice. If water based ink is not feasible/desired we will switch to plastisol. We price all our inks the same so there is no cost difference in type of ink used. Please refer to the following list for ink requirements:

Water Based Ink: Water based ink dyes the fabric, leaving a soft feel and long lasting print. It produces a lower opacity so garments must be light in color.

Water Based Discharge: Best for bright, vibrant colors, discharge ink removes the garment’s dye leaving only ink pigments behind, resulting in an incredibly soft hand feel. Discharge ink is used on darker garments when traditional water based ink cannot be used. Because discharge ink reacts with the garment dye, results can vary slightly from the proof. It is best used on 100% cotton however some colored shirts such as purple, blue, and greens tend to yield skewed results. At the end of the day, we believe this is one of the finest inks for dark garment printing.

Plastisol Ink: Plastisol is the ink most people are familiar with. Using plastisol will produce heavy deposits with a plasticky finish. We exclusively use plastisol when water based/discharge ink cannot be used, typically with tri-blend tees, 50/50 blends, fleece and hoodies, or if a heavier more “dimensional” print is desired.

Flatstock Ink: We only use water based ink for poster/packaging printing. We have semi-gloss and matte options depending on what type of finish you’re looking for. The graphic ink we use has excellent lightfastness and durability, which makes for less overall fade and more longevity.

Minimums?

We have no minimums aside from limiting orders under 12 to one color prints only.

Turnaround Time?

Typical turnaround time is two weeks. Rush orders are always welcomed but please keep in mind that fees will be applied.

What Garments Are Available?

We partner with multiple wholesalers and can source a huge variety of garment styles. If there is a particular garment you’re looking for, let us know! We can locate it.

Can I Provide My Own Garments?

Absolutely! We have no issue printing on customer supplied garments, however please note that because these garments aren’t coming from our partnered suppliers we cannot guarantee the results. If exact quantity is required, please plan on providing 3-5% over in the event of accidental misprints.

Do We Use Specialty Inks?

We love specialty inks! Aside from metallics, glitter, and puff additive, we also have the capabilities of doing heat transfers and foil, just ask!

I Want Something Non-Standard Printed?

Fabric & Paper printing is our bread and butter, but we never limit ourselves! At CPC we are always interested in trying new, unconventional methods. If it’s something you want done in a particular way and think screen printing would be a good fit, just notify us and we’ll make it happen.