Digital Direct

Digital Direct

In computer-controlled production, the colors are sprayed onto the item. Digital Direct is Spreadshirt’s new standard print method, as it’s the most favored choice. More about Digital Direct

  • Available for all file formats
  • Brilliant print results
  • Smooth surface thanks to dyed-in-fabric prints

Thermo sublimation

Thermo sublimation

The design is initially printed on a transfer foil and then put onto the product by means of thermal evaporation.

  • Used to print on accessories like mugs and phone cases
  • Available for all file formats
  • Minimum resolution for pixel graphics: 400dpi
  • The product’s surface will be colorized

Digital Transfer/Laser Transfer

Laser Transfer

The design is initially printed on a transfer foil and then printed on the product by applying heat. White products receive a transparent foil, color products a white transfer foil.

  • Used to print on accessories like bags and caps
  • Available for all file formats
  • A matte foil creates a design that can be easily sprayed on the product

This is how we print: Plotting

Flex printing (smooth)

Smooth (flex print)

The design is printed on matte foil and then heat-pressed onto the product.

  • Suitable for text and smaller designs (e.g. logos)
  • The template needs to be a vector graphics file.
  • Max. 3 colours per design

Flock printing (velvety)

Velvety (flock print)

The design is cut out of a velvety foil and then heat-pressed onto the product.

  • The template needs to be a vector graphics file.
  • Max. 3 colours per design
  • The design sticks out slightly but visibly, and it feels velvety-smooth.

Special (Glitter, Glow in the Dark, Neon)

Special (flex print)

This special kind of flex printing is done by using special effect foils, e.g. glitter or glow-in-the-dark.

  • The template needs to be a vector graphics file.
  • Suitable for text and simple designs
  • Only one color per design possible