Sports T-shirts are indispensable clothing for major sports events. It has comfortable fabrics and loose design, which can adapt to various stretches during sports. No clothing can clearly express one’s views and positions like T-shirts. For example, the marathon T-shirt, usually the organizer will provide the event LOGO printed such as this Adidas BOSTON MARATHON® QUALIFIED TEE.
So what are the best logo finishing for your race shirts?
In this article, I will mainly introduce these 6 types. The distribution is silk printing, silver foil, gold foil, embroidery, sublimation, and heat transfer.
Silk printing race T-shirt
Silk print is short for “screen printing”. It is to stretch silk fabric, synthetic fiber fabric, or metal mesh on the screen frame, and use the method of hand engraving paint film or photochemical plate making to make the screen printing plate. Modern screen printing technology uses photosensitive materials to make a screen printing plate (make the screen holes of the graphic part of the screen printing through holes, and the screen holes of the non-graphic part are blocked)
Silver foil / Gold foil T-shirts
The silver foil and gold foil process by using the principle of hot pressure transfer to transfer the aluminum layer to the surface of the substrate, the finished logo layer will form a special metal effect. In fact, in addition to gold and silver, aluminum foil paper has many other metal colors and different textures. which can match different customized requests.
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Embroidery sports T-shirt
Embroidery is a general term for various decorative patterns embroidered on a fabric by needles and threads. Modern computer embroidery is mainly used. The computerized embroidery system is a kind of engineering CAD. It uses computer-aided design functions to convert the designer’s ideas into stitch point signals on media such as disks or paper tapes and uses this information to control the computerized embroidery machine to complete the embroidery work.
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Sublimation marathon T-shirt
Sublimation is a new method of printing patterns on commodities of various materials and is especially suitable for producing a small number of personalized and customized commodities, and printing patterns containing full-color images or photos. The principle is to print the digital pattern on a special transfer paper with a special transfer ink through a printer, and then use a special transfer machine to accurately transfer the pattern to the surface of the product at high temperature and high pressure to complete the product printing.
First: Make high-resolution pictures;
Second: Print the pattern on the thermal transfer paper through the thermal transfer printer, hundreds of meters in an hour;
Third: The pattern can be printed on the product with ordinary machinery such as a hot stamping machine. The operation is simple, and the pattern is formed at one time without color registration;
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Heat transfer T-shirts
Heat transfer, the color is bright, and the pattern is clear and realistic.
As the name implies, means to print the pattern on the PET film, add white glue and resin glue, and hot stamp it on the fabric. There is a layer of rubber upon the logo, so when your touch it, it is smooth!
Common ones are offset heat transfer and foam heat transfer
The offset heat transfer is made by four-color overprinting. The color effect can achieve the photo effect (person, landscape, etc.), and the color is washable and stretchable.
Foaming heat transfer is made of imported environmentally friendly materials so that the pattern surface has an obvious concave-convex three-dimensional effect, which is very three-dimensional. The environmental protection standard meets the international children’s fabric requirements and has good fastness.
In addition, there is Glittering heat transfer, Flocking heat transfer, Luminous heat transfer, silicone label heat transfer, and so on.
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