Screen Printing:

Printing on Finer Thread-Count Blends

Best practices for screen printing on poly/rayon blends.

By Rick Davis, Contributing Writer, Sponsored by ANVIL®

ANVIL® Freedom Tees offer the right mix for a super comfortable loose fit and an easy wear, wrinkle-free look. Made from 65% polyester and 35% rayon, these tees offer a high stitch density for a smooth printing surface. Available in three styles with sizes LXS-L3XL and seven fashion colors.

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August 3, 2018

As the garment manufacturing industryvcontinues to produce new and excitingvapparel with a seemingly never-ending combination of fabric compositions, it is left to the apparel embellishment industry to develop the best practices to print these new fabric combinations.

In this installment of the Impressions Tech Tips Newsletter, we will be working with the ANVIL® 32PVL Women’s Freedom Tank, made of 65% polyester/35% rayon. The challenge posed here to the textile screen printer is the polyester/rayon fabric and how to properly print, flash and cure this super lightweight blend.