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5x Washing Update on Soon To Be Released Light Shirt Formula

Test 39 5x Wash Test of Image Armor CMYK Formula100% POLYESTER FABRIC TEST PRINT 5X RESULTS
We wanted to update you to show you the results of our testing with a soon to be released Light Shirt Formula. This formula is designed to be applied to white and light colored shirts that are 100% cotton, 50/50 blends and 100% polyester garments.Wash fastness is dramatically increased effectively enhancing your direct to garment printers capabilities. As can be seen in the photo to the left, the sample is printed on a 100% polyester fabric (click image to enlarge). The top half of the image is the unwashed control sample with the left side having NO pretreatment applied and the right side pretreated. The bottom half of the picture is the same shirt washed and dried through 5 cycles.As can be seen in the photograph, there is a slight loss of color between the unwashed and washed versions on the pretreatment and un-pretreated sides.However, a significant difference can be seen on the washed version between the pretreated/no pretreatment versions. As can be seen, there is a significant difference between pretreating and not pretreating a garment. We feel that the increase in product quality offsets the argument that you shouldn’t need to pretreat a white or light colored shirt. The results speak for themselves.

Below is the 100% cotton shirt sample showing the same scenario of the polyester shirt above. As can be seen, the new Image Armor Light Shirt formula really enhances the end results of the DTG print. Test-39-5x-Wash-Dry-Comparison-with-Unwashed-Cotton-Shirt It is Image Armor’s goal to continue to improve and further the direct to garment printing industry’s ability to provide our customers with the easiest to use, best performing products we are capable of manufacturing. Our new Light Shirt Formula is just another product to help Protect Your Image.

We are expecting Image Armor LIGHT Shirt Formula to be released early December 2013.