October '13

For the Business of Apparel Decorating

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Sublimation showcase Youth sublimation Ts Square metal products Wide format transfers Long-sleeve performance T American Apparel introduces sublimation Ts for kids and youth. Constructed from 30-singles, 100 percent ring-spun polyester, the tight-knit fabric provides a smooth surface that is ideal for sublimation designs, according to the company. The Ts are available in kids' sizes 2, 4 and 6, and youth sizes 8, 10 and 12, and are made in the USA. Square, Instagram-friendly, metal prints from ChromaLuxe offer a way for customers to showcase Instagram photos. The square products are sublimatable. The company states that the products offer a way for customers to corner a piece of the digital photo market. Ace Transfer Company makes sublimation transfers as large as 42" wide. The company is also able to contract print all-over dye sub on shirts as large as size 3X or 40" X 48". Dye sublimation works best on 100 percent poly white or very light material, according to the company. The Hanes Cool DRI Long-Sleeve Performance T-Shirt is made of 4-oz. 100 percent polyester interlock which wicks moisture away from the body and is a rapid dry interlock fabric. This tag-free performance T has a 50+ UPF rating for UV protection, and is suitable for screen printing and sublimation. The shirt has double-needle cover-seamed neck, sleeve and bottom hems. Companion styles for womens', youth and shortsleeve silhouettes are also available. Style 482L is available in 10 colors in sizes XS–3X. 213-488-0226 800-861-1461 800-525-3126 800-685-7557 pw 42 | Printwear PW_OCT13.indd 42 October 2013 9/16/13 10:55 AM

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