Misprint Monday – Another Kind of Ghost

I was asked to look at some shirts today that supposedly had “ghosting” issues. Ghosting we have covered before (see a prior ink kitchen.com article), it basically is a bleaching process when certain inks give off a gas when they are hot and stacked and a lighter “ghost” image appears on the shirt placed on top of the ink. It also can happen from the front
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TBT – Ghosts of Summer

Here is an article I wrote for Printwear a couple years ago. It still rings true. Summer is the worst time for ghost images to occur, with heat and humidity on the rise on the Northern Hemisphere right now. I have had an inquiry every other day about somebody having ghost issues and so here is the info yet again. An addition to this article
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Ghost Story

I’ve posted about ghosting before, but here’s a quick refresher as I have been asked three times in the past week to help a shop with ghosting problems. A ghost image is an image from a shirt that appears faintly on another shirt (or rarely but sometimes on the back of the same shirt, or around the print) Ghosting is caused by heat, moisture and whatever the
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