screen print overview

Screen printing is a technique widely used as a process to enhance thermoplastic Point of Sale displays within retail, graphic panels and banners. Choosing the right plastic and properties of the substrate being used for screen printing can seem complex, but the experts here at Eagle Plastics are on hand to guide you through the considerations to ensure you achieve your desired result.

The range of stocked thermoplastic sheets that can be used for screen printing;

screen printing machine made using plastic sheet

uses & limitations

Think of screen printing and thoughts of t-shirts may spring to mind, but printing on to plastics can open up a completely new bunch of opportunities for your business. Screen printing can be used to decorate many plastic substrates to enhance the design of products such as signage, point of sale, containers and displays.


Plastic box made using plastic sheet which has been screen printed

Screen print uses

Screen printing can be used to enhance products, increase appeal and draw attention. It is ideal for use within graphics and Point Of Sale. Little is required in additional equipment to get you started, with different plastics being used for different applications including posters and banners (polypropylene), DVDs and displays (polycarbonate), bottles, backlit displays and signs (PETG).

screen printing machine applying a print to plastic sheet

Screen print limitations

Thermoplastics each have their own characteristics. When choosing your plastic for screen printing be sure to select the most appropriate for the application (or get in touch and we’ll guide you).

why use eagle

We literally sleep and breathe thermoplastic sheeting. All of the team do. We share a passion that has developed over our 25 year heritage to ensure we offer the best technical advice, the most professional support and fastest response times.

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