DIGITAL V SUBLIMATION PRINT


We are the exclusive supplier of REPREVE Swimwear Fabric - Softest Highest-Grade fabric globally - No bleed - No Fade - Deep rich colours


As printing is often the longest part of any process, best practise is to get started on your prints at start, the same time you start your sampling or even before

Digital print machines for synthetics are not available in Bali. We require prints in high res Vector format.

Any print request we will strike off two meters & send you a sample via courier to your door for approval.


HANDING OVER YOUR PRINTS


We require your Artwork in Vector Ai, CDR, or Tiff, in the actual size of the print. & repeatable. This can be quite complex to the inexperienced, but not to worry, we have in-house graphics personnel who will go over any image you send over.

There are many sites offering prints at great prices, for example
https://www.shutterstock.com/home
https://www.123rf.com/

Choose Vector. Find the print image that you like & send us the link to that page. We will to ensure that the motif is suitable for use.

DIGITAL


Being the only company in Bali printing digitally overseas on REPREVE™ recycled Nylon, means we require extra time in production. MOQ 70 meters per motif

Digital print will not fade, richer tones, a process of ink jet compressed into the fabric with virtually no white lines when the fabric is stretched.


Pros

Printed on a Recycled American Nylon fabric
Super soft hand feel, colours deep & rich,
no fade.


Cons

Strike-off/sampling - 3 weeks.
Production - 3-4 weeks
MOQ 70 meters per motif


Here the printing machines we use


 
 

SUBLIMATION


We print on Vita Polyester in Bali via sublimation print. Sublimation is a process of heat press onto the top of the fabric, looks similar to digital with slightly less-rich tones. Fast to print, no MOQ.
https://www.carvico.com/en/fabrics/vita_pl/


Pros

Printed on Recycled Italian polyester fabrics.
Strike-off/sampling – 3 days. Production 1 week.


Cons

Not as soft hand feel. Colours slightly subdued, liable to fade in contact with chlorine or Salt.

The price to print either sublimation in Bali or digital in China, is almost exactly the same. This is due to high print costs in Bali. Normally sublimation globally is cheaper than digital, yet the opposite is the case. That’s why we digitally print using the best printers possible & import the fabrics in under our tax exemption. You will find that other suppliers charge you more for a lower quality print.

ADDITIONAL INFO


Digital printing is by far the highest grade & does not fade when in contact with salt or chlorine. Also, as the dyes we use are power pressed into the fabric, resulting in the colours remaining fast with no fade. What is referred to as ‘White Lines” when any printed fabrics are stretched, may occur but to a much lesser degree than sublimation print.

Any print request we will strike off two meters & send you a sample via courier to your door for approval.

Digital prints require 2-3 weeks for sampling & 3-4 weeks for production with the MOQ being 70 meters per print. For samples we print 2 meters per motif.

Sublimation prints require a few days for sampling & one week for production In the main we print in China on a high-grade recycled fabric from UNIFI, named REPREVE.

By far the softest hand feel of any fabric we work with. https://repreve.com/

We only use Eco Certified Dyes

Our ready to go prints

 
Printing-Random

RANDOM

Printing-Botanical

BOTANICAL

Ready Print-Geometric

GEOMETRIC

 

 
Printing-Retro

RETRO

Printing-Art

ART

Printing-Stripes

STRIPES

 
 

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