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PRINTING TIPS FOR UTILIZING OUR PRODUCTS

The information below is a guide only. Actual temperatures, inks, and curing times may vary depending on equipment, location and other factors. Work with your ink suppliers to select the appropriate ink and printing processes for your project and follow all ink/equipment manufacturers specifications to ensure best quality and success. Always test your product to avoid issues before running large orders. Fruit of the Loom and JERZEES assume no liability for providing the information below.

FRUIT OF THE LOOM® STYLES:

ICONIC™ T-SHIRTS

4.6 oz/156g, 100% Ring-spun Cotton Jersey

PLASTISOL – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

WATER BASED INK – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

SOFSPUN® T-SHIRTS

4.7 oz/159g, 100% Cotton Jersey

PLASTISOL – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

WATER BASED INK – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

HEAVY COTTON™ T-SHIRTS

5.0 oz/170g, 100% Cotton Jersey

PLASTISOL – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

WATER BASED INK – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

SOFSPUN® SWEATS

7.2 oz/244g, 60/40 Cotton/Poly Fleece

PLASTISOL – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

Suggest using Low Bleed Whites or Carbon base blocker inks to help stop or reduce dye migration.

WATER BASED INK – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

SUPERCOTTON™ FLEECE

12 oz/ 407g, 70/30 Cotton/Poly Fleece

PLASTISOL – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

Suggest using Low Bleed Whites or Carbon base blocker inks to help stop or reduce dye migration.

WATER BASED INK – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

JERZEES® STYLES:

TRI-BLEND T-SHIRTS

4.5 oz/153 g, 50/37/13 Polyester/Cotton/Rayon Jersey

PLASTISOL – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

Suggest using Low Bleed Whites or Carbon base blocker inks to help stop or reduce dye migration.

WATER BASE INK – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

MODAL STRETCH T-SHIRTS

4.5 oz/149g, 62/33/5 Modal/Polyester/Spandex Jersey

PLASTISOL – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

Suggest using Low Bleed Whites or Carbon base blocker inks to help stop or reduce dye migration. May need to add a spandex stretch additive to help the ink expand with the stretch of the fabric.

WATER BASE INK – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

DRI-POWER® COTTON T-SHIRTS

4.6 oz/156g, 100% Ring-spun Cotton Jersey

PLASTISOL – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

WATER BASED INK – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

PREMIUM BLEND T-SHIRTS

5.2 oz/176 g, 50/50 Combed Ring-spun/Polyester Jersey

PLASTISOL – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

WATER BASED INK – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

SNOW HEATHER T-SHIRTS

5.2 oz/176 g, 88/12 Polyester/Ring-spun Cotton Jersey

PLASTISOL – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

Suggest using Low Bleed Whites or Carbon base blocker inks to help stop or reduce dye migration.

WATER BASE INK – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

DRI-POWER® POLY T-SHIRTS

5.3 oz/180 g, 100% Polyester Jersey

PLASTISOL – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

Suggest using 100% Poly Whites or Grey Carbon base blocker inks to help stop or reduce dye migration. Before going into production, test print your garment to avoid potential dye migration. If migration occurs, adjust your under base to a stronger blocker and lower your mesh.

DRI-POWER® BLENDED T-SHIRTS

5.4 oz/183 g, Cotton/Polyester Jersey

PLASTISOL – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature. Suggest using Low Bleed Whites or Carbon base blocker inks to help stop or reduce dye migration.

WATER BASED INK – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

DRI-POWER® POLYESTER SWEATS

6.0 oz/203 g, 100% polyester fleece

PLASTISOL – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

Suggest using 100% Poly Whites or Grey Carbon base blocker inks to help stop or reduce dye migration. Before going into production, test print your garment to avoid potential dye migration. If migration occurs, adjust your under base to a stronger blocker and lower your mesh.

SNOW HEATHER FRENCH TERRY SWEATS

7.2 oz/244 g, 66/34 Polyester/Ring-spun French Terry

PLASTISOL – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature. Suggest using Low Bleed Whites or Carbon base blocker inks to help stop or reduce dye migration.

WATER BASE INK – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

NUBLEND® SWEATS

8.0 oz/271 g, 50% cotton/ 50% polyester fleece

PLASTISOL – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature. Suggest using Low Bleed Whites or Carbon base blocker inks to help stop or reduce dye migration.

WATER BASE INK – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

SUPER SWEATS® NUBLEND®

9.5 oz/322 g, 50% cotton/ 50% polyester fleece

PLASTISOL – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature. Suggest using Low Bleed Whites or Carbon base blocker inks to help stop or reduce dye migration.

WATER BASE INK – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

PREMIUM RING-SPUN SPORT SHIRTS

6.5 oz/220g, 100% Ring-spun Cotton Pique

PLASTISOL – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

WATER BASED INK – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

DRI-POWER® POLYESTER SPORT SHIRTS

4.0 oz/136g, 100% Polyester

PLASTISOL – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

Suggest using 100% Poly Whites or Grey Carbon base blocker inks to help stop or reduce dye migration. Before going into production, test print your garment to avoid potential dye migration. If migration occurs, adjust your under base to a stronger blocker and lower your mesh. Suggest using a Low cure ink as another alternative to help prevent or stop dye migration.

EASY CARE™ SPORT SHIRTS

5.3 oz/180g, 66/35 Polyester/Ring-Spun Cotton Pique

PLASTISOL – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

Suggest using Low Bleed Whites or Carbon base blocker inks to help stop or reduce dye migration.

WATER BASE INK – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

SPOTSHIELD™ SPORT SHIRTS

5.4 oz/183g, 50/50 Cotton/Polyester Jersey

PLASTISOL – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

Suggest using Low Bleed Whites or Carbon base blocker inks to help stop or reduce dye migration.

WATER BASE INK – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

HEAVYWEIGHT COTTON HD™ SPORT SHIRTS

6.1 oz/207g, 100% Cotton Jersey

PLASTISOL – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.

WATER BASED INK – 320 degrees Fahrenheit / 160 degrees Celsius, medium flashing temperature.