Printing a t-shirt is a work of art and technology mixed together. There are various t-shirt printing techniques available in the market. Choosing the right one for
your brand promotion is important as every method differs in printing materials, printing time and design limitations. Selecting the right printing technique for
your promotional t-shirts is important to create a customized t-shirt for your brand. If you want your t-shirts to remain cool and comfy you can choose to have
minimum rubber or plastic paint used in the prints and more embroidered designs.
Screen printing is a common printing method for t-shirt printing. The screen printing method uses a stencil made of a mesh to transfer the ink on the fabric in a
set pattern. The paint is poured on the stencil and squeezed through the mesh creating a design on the t-shirt. Screen printing limits the designing process to
one pattern on a single print. Multiple stencils have to be used in order to create more complex designs and it takes more work and a lot of time if you require a
bigger order for an upcoming event. Screen printing is suitable for single printed brand logos using the colour you prefer. It can be used for mass production of t-
shirt for a larger crowd such as all the employees in your organization.
Direct to Garment Printing
Direct to garment or DTG printing is a fast and relatively cheap method of printing on t-shirts. For DTG printing the tool used is a textile printer. It’s a printer that
transfers ink onto the fabric using a computerized designing software. This method can be used to create complex designs and pattern on your promotional t-
shirts. It will make your t-shirts more eye-catching if you express more with your t-shirt designs.
Heat Press Printing
Heat press printing is a process which will be an economical method of printing custom t-shirt if you have a small requirement for t-shirts, like corporate
uniforms required by a small firm. An industrial printing paper known as transfer paper is used to create the design and is then placed on the t-shirt. The t-shirt is
then put under a heat press and the design on the paper is melted and bonded to the fabric of the t-shirt.
Dye sublimation is the most recommended printing procedure for light fabrics. You cannot use cotton t-shirts in this printing process. Special kind of dyes are
used in the process to print patterns on the shirt and heat pressure is used on the printed patterns to solidify them on the fabric. After the whole process is done
you get a new personalized batch of t-shirt for your brand promotion.
Post time: Jan-08-2022