PRINT COMPARISON

 
SCREEN PRINTING

SUBLIMATION

DIRECT TO GARMENT
CostHigh at Small Quantities / Low at Large QuantitiesLow at Low quantities and goes downLowest At Small Quantities. Recommend Screen for anything over 1k units.
FabricsAny FabricMinimum 50% Poly. Recommend 65%+ Poly for Best ResultsMinimum 65% Cotton. Recommend 100% Cotton For Best Results
Minimums50 - 100 pieces depending on # of colors25 Per Artwork25 Per Artwork
Photo QualityA- to C+ depending on imageA+A+
Set Up Fee'sPer ColorNoneNone
Large VolumePrice Lowers SignificantlyPrice Lowers ModeratelyPrice Remains Same after 1k units
Low VolumeExpensive Initial Set Up CostsEasy No Set Up Fee PricingEasy No Set Up Fee Pricing
Specialty InksYesNoNo
Eco-Friendly InksYesYesYes
Black InkMost Rich & Dark Blank PrintsBlack Prints Max Out At 85% VibrancyBlack Prints Max Out At 90% Vibrancy
Pantone MatchingYesNoNo
Color VibrancyBestBest on 100% White PolyBest on 100% Cotton
WashA+A+A- / B+ Depending on Fabric Blend
ConsistencyA+A+A+

SCREEN PRINTING

BEST FOR: LARGE / BULK VOLUME PRINTING

  • Preferred Product Pricing
  • Lowered Wholesale Print Prices
  • Faster Turn Around Times
  • Personal Account Rep
  • FREE Account Registration

DIRECT TO GARMENT

BEST FOR: 1 OFF / SAMPLE PRINTS

  • Preferred Product Pricing
  • Lowered Wholesale Print Prices
  • Faster Turn Around Times
  • Personal Account Rep
  • FREE Account Registration

SUBLIMATION

BEST FOR: FULL COLOR SMALL RUN

  • Preferred Product Pricing
  • Lowered Wholesale Print Prices
  • Faster Turn Around Times
  • Personal Account Rep
  • FREE Account Registration
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