Polo is a type of T-shirts which are usually called tennis shirts and they are related to the souvenirs. In advertisements for the polo shirts, the logo is printed using various printing methods. The polo with a logo is used in everyday life very widely: as a uniform in cafes, restaurants, night clubs, entertainment establishments, as well as gifts for various holidays. The polos with the logo still belong to the premium segment of the T-shirts: they look better, more prestigious and more expensive. In this article we will briefly describe the types of printing of the logo on the polos and the features of each type.
Printing of the polo with the logo begins with a layout. The layout and print run of the polo determines the technology and the price of the final service. Our advertising agency ‘Vmeste’ provides a full range of services for printing on the polo, all 6 technologies: direct printing, silk-screen printing, flex printing, sublimation, thermal transfer and embroidery. We also buy the polo tennis shirts from the suppliers of the 4 most popular and trusted brands: F&L, Sols, Stedman and B&C.
Direct printing on the polo shirts is carried out by a special printer that prints any full-color image directly onto the fabric. The direct printing can be carried out starting from 1 piece, the number of the printing colors is not limited and the print format is up to A3 format. The only weak point of this technology is the ability to print only on the white or at least the gray T-shirts.
The polo silk screen printing is the most common type of printing, a huge advantage of which is its low cost. The limitation is that you can print from 20 pieces of the same layout and printing is done by color, you can not print raster full-color layouts. This technology can be printed on both white and colorful T-shirts.
The thermal transfer printing on the polo shirts is carried out on the special types of the film for the thermal transfer and then the film with the image is printed on a T-shirt by pressing with a hot press. The advantages of this technology: full-color printing, print runs from 1 piece, the ability to print on both white and colorful polos. Its disadvantages - the relatively high price and film which is noticeable to the touch and does not allow the shirt to ‘let the air through’.
The sublimation polo printing is made according to the flag production technology. Printing is carried out on a special sublimation paper and then transferred to the polo with the help of the temperature but the sublimation is only suitable for the synthetics. Therefore, the main advantage of this technology is the printing on the synthetic polo, as well as the full-color printing without a substrate, right on the fabric.
The polo embroidery with a logo is carried out with the special embroidery equipment. The image is embroidered with the threads of different colors and differs in stitch frequency and total printing area. Embroidery looks the most prestigious, durable and practical. Its restriction is in printing by color, the full-color images cannot be embroidered. When preparing the layout for the embroidery, a long preparation is made so embroidery is done in the quantities of 20 pieces but it is technically possible to do embroidery for 1 piece.
The flex printing on the T-shirts is done with a special film - flex or flock. The first one is smooth, the second one is similar to the velvet. The image is cut on a plotter and the excess is separated from the base. Further the film is soldered to polo with the help of the hot press. The advantage of this technology in printing is that it is from 1 piece and the possibility of printing on the colorful polos of any color with the film as well as the possibility of the high-quality printing, both on cotton and synthetics. The disadvantage is that you cannot print a full color image.
You can buy a polo or a logo polo print in Odessa from us at Vmeste Advertising Agency. Our managers will advise you everything you may need and help you choose the best type of printing on the polo and the company of the manufacturer of the T-shirts.
Price for Fruit of the Loom polo shirt (USA):
|Screen Stars||170-180||100% cotton||13,3|
|Polo 65\35||170-180||65% Polyester, 35% Cotton||14,0|
|Heavy Polo||170-180||100% cotton||18,0|
|Premium Polo||170||100% cotton||14,6|
|Lady Fit 65/35 Polo||170-180||65% Polyester, 35% Cotton||14,0|
|Lady Fit Polo||210||97% cotton, 3% elastane||14,6|
|Polo 65\35||170-180||65% Polyester, 35% Cotton||12,0|
Price for polo shirts by Sols (France):
|Model, Density||Material||Price, EUR|
|Sol’s summer, men, 170, white||100% cotton||11,6|
|Sol’s summer, men, 170, colored||100% cotton||13,3|
|Sol’s passion, women, 170, white||100% cotton||11,6|
|Sol’s passion, women, 170, colored||100% cotton||13,3|
|Sol’s spring, men, 210, white||100% cotton||16,6|
|Sol’s spring, men, 210, colored||100% cotton||19,3|
|Sol’s season, men, 170, white||65% Polyester, 35% Cotton||12,6|
|Sol’s season, men, 170, colored||65% Polyester, 35% Cotton||15,0|
|Sol’s summer kids, child, 170, white||100% cotton||12,6|
|Sol’s summer kids, child, 170, colored||100% cotton||17,7|
Printing price for polo by silk screen:
|Format/Volume||Color||20 pcs||50 pcs||100 pcs||500 pcs|
|А5 (10*15)||1 color||1,4||1,2||0,95||0,65|
|А4 (20*30)||1 color||1,8||1,6||1,2||0,8|
Shelf life of printing on t-shirts is 2-5 days.
Direct printing on t-shirts:
|Type /Volume||1-10 pcs||10-30 pcs||30-70 pcs||70-100 pcs|
|White А5 (15*20)||4,0||3,35||3,0||2,65|
|White А4 (20*30)||6,0||5,35||5,0||4,35|
|White А3 (30*40)||10,0||8,65||8,0||6,65|
|Colors А5 (15*20)||7,35||7,0||6,0||5,65|
|Colors А4 (20*30)||13,5||12,65||11,0||10,65|
|Colors А3 (30*40)||19,35||18,0||16,35||16,0|
The term of direct printing on t-shirts is 1-3 days
Flex printing on t-shirts:
|Format/Volume||Color||1-10 pcs||10-25 pcs||25-50 pcs||50-100 pcs|
|15*10 cm||1 color||9,0||6,0||4,0||2,7|
|20*10 сm||1 color||9,7||8,4||4,7||3,0|
|30*10 сm||1 color||10,5||7,5||5,4||4,0|
The term of printing flex on t-shirts is 1-3 days.