Boost Your Skills With Silicones

Like it or not, the ability to print with silicone ink is going to have to find its place in your tool box.

The pros are:

  • it’s super stretchy
  • zero dye migration on polyesters
  • it’s cheaper than an insurance policy when you need to print on a $150 stretchy polyester jacket.

The cons are:

  • short pot life
  • expensive
  • works poorly on cotton
  • difficult to use
  • you have to flash every color

Still, silicone ink is what’s going to get you the best results on polyester, you know–the “fabric of the future.”

Photo courtesy of Rutland Ink

Photo courtesy of Rutland Ink

Photo courtesy of Rutland Ink

Photo courtesy of Rutland Ink

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