Decoration Techniques
Subject to the choice of your promotional product, there are numerous ways of transferring your brand, logo or message on to an item. Below are the most popular decoration methods. If you’d like more information, please contact one of the friendly Wizid team on 1300 4 WIZID or 1300 4 94943
Screen printing
Screen printing involves pressing ink through a fine mesh screen and onto the surface of a product. Items commonly screen printed are t-shirts, polo shirts, umbrellas, water bottles and balloons.
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Embossing & Debossing:
Embossing is a technique that creates a pattern on a material that is raised. Debossing is a technique that creates a depression in the materials surface. To learn more about embossing visit:
Casting is the process of pouring a liquid material into a defined shape or mould. For promotional products, the two most popular casting materials used are resin and metal.  Casts can be plated, painted and coated. To learn more about casting visit:
Embroidery is the technique of stitching a design into fabric using computer-controlled sewing machines. Embroidery can be done on most fabrics where access to the area is available. Items that are commonly embroidered include: caps, shirts, jackets and bags. To learn more about machine embroidery visit:
Digital Print
Digital printing is the process of printing in full colour from a digital source directly onto a variety of media. Digital printing is cost effective for low volume product runs because of the low set up costs. Items that are commonly digital printed are mugs, rulers, drink coolers and mouse pads. To learn more about machine digital printing visit:
Etching is the process of using acid to cut into the unprotected parts of a metal or glass surface to create a design. Etching can also be done using an abrasive under pressure (sand blasting). The result provides a contrast to the original material.  Items that are commonly etched are metallic coasters, key rings, cufflinks and glass wear. To learn more about etching visit: 
Foil Stamping:
Foil stamping is the technique of using controlled heat, pressure, and precision to apply coloured or metallic foil to decorate a surface. Items that are commonly foil stamped are ribbon, labels, diaries and compendiums made from leather, PVC, vinyl as well as. To learn more about foil stamping visit: 
Laser Engraving:
Laser engraving is a precise technique used to engrave or etch detailed designs onto the surface of an object. Like etching, the result provides a contrast to the original material. Items that are commonly laser engraved are metallic mugs, pens, key rings and awards. To learn more about laser engraving visit:
Pad Printing
Pad printing is a technique that utilises a flexible silicone transfer pad that picks up a film of ink from a photo-etched printing plate and transfers it to a three-dimensional surface. Items that are commonly pad printed are golf balls, stress toys, pens and mugs. To learn more about pad printing visit:
Sublimation Printing
Sublimation printing is the technique of transferring photographic quality images onto a media using heat and pressure of transfer the ink. Sublimation printed images won’t usually crack or peel with wear. Items that are commonly print sublimated are drink coolers, coasters and bar runners. To learn more about pad printing visit: