About Our Process
Safety leads to quality. At Deco West we take safety very seriously. New projects and color combinations are tested monthly by an independent laboratory, so you can be assured that every decorating process offered has been tested and is 100% Proposition 65 compliant. Our facility is audited annually for compliance by numerous entities who oversee a variety of industries including theme parks, professional and collegiate sports licensees, television and movie production, and gaming. We always welcome any customers, or prospective customers to arrange a tour of our facility.
Single color to High speed 5 color simultaneous screen printing. Two types of inks are used ceramic enamel and organic epoxy. Ceramic enamel paints are glass fired over 1100F/700C and are zinc based proposition 65 compliant. This is process is for glass and ceramic containers and it is scratch resistant and dishwasher durable. Organic epoxy inks are used on PET and Stainless unless the customer requests. This ink can achieve a higher gloss and a small color palette the ceramic enamels can not. It is not as durable and scratch resistant.
- Ceramic Enamel
- 3D Ice
- Organic Epoxy
Water Slide Decals
Printed on a 4-Post automatic printer with micro-registration for the most detailed projects. We print full color CMYK or spot color using ceramic enamel or organic inks. This process is for large format or 6+ color projects.
A eco-friendly vacuum metallizing process that molecularly bonds a thin film of inert metal onto the exterior only of glass or ceramic containers. Metals used include Ni-Chrome and Gold. This process like all others offered by Deco West are continuously tested and completely proposition compliant. This is not microwave safe but completely dishwasher safe.
- Full Plated
- Feather Plated
- La Vue
Custom Deco West Tinting
Containers are robotically sprayed on a continuous automated conveyor. The paint booth operates with 4 HPLV spray guns and we use no solvents and only waterborne organic coatings. The coatings can be custom color mated to the pantone system.
- Bottom Spray
- Full Sidewall
- Gradient & Ombre
A eco-friendly vacuum metallizing process that molecularly bonds a thin film of aluminum onto the exterior only of glass or ceramic containers. Then organic coated to match any pantone color and printed. This process like all others offered by Deco West are continuously tested and completely proposition compliant. This is not microwave safe and wash recommended.
Full Color Dye Sublimation
Using top rated software and color matching inks systems dye sublimation is offered on numerous glass, ceramic, stainless steel, plastic and neoprene items.