Misprint Monday: Out Damn Spot; Fun with Garment Dyed Shirts

We have posted before on the Ink Kitchen on what you can do about ink spots on garment dyed shirts.  Check it out here. The short answer, is “not much.” The shirts are wonderful and customers love the feel and the colors, but the dye system that makes them wonderful also gives printers problems. One of those problems is that cured plastisol ink cannot usually be
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Blasting…i.e. spot removal.

If you get a spot of ink on a shirt you can sometimes get rid of it. Screenprinters have different names for it, you blast it out, you shoot it out, you use spot remover, you use dry cleaning fluid… See the label of many of your shirts, “Do Not Dry Clean.” That’s because dry cleaning will remove most inks from shirts. We use a
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