Stevie Award 2013

Printing techniques

Flex, Flock, Digital...? What is the best printing technique for your design? Below is an overview of our techniques.

Click on a printing method to learn more.

Printing technique
Look
Durability
Application
Flexdruck

Smooth
(Flex Print)

Matte, overlying color foil
Very high
Designs in 1 to 3 colors
The design is printed on matte foil and then heat-pressed on the product.
Flockdruck

Velvety
(Flock print)

Velvety,
overlying color foil
Very high
Designs in 1 to 3 colors
The design is cut out of a velvety foil and then heat-pressed on the product.
Digital Direkt

Digital Print

Inked surface
High
Photos, multi-colors, large-areas
The colors are sprayed onto the product. This is done with a computer-controlled printer.
Spezial-Flex

Special
(Flex Print)

Overlying foil with effects
Very high
Catchy look, for special occasions
This special kind of flex printing uses foils that make you stand out from the masses when wearing it. These foils include glitter, glow-in-the-dark and halogen-reflex.
Thermal sublimation

Thermal sublimation

Inked surface
Very high
Mugs, cups, covers
The design is transfered to a special foil and then heat-pressed onto the product.

Couldn't find an answer?

Our Service Team provides e-mail and telephone support for all issues or questions about Spreadshirt.

Contact us

More places to find and chat with us:

Discounts, sales, news, and more - subscribe to our newsletter!
Subscribe

Delivered right to your inbox

  • Exclusive discounts and coupon codes
  • Newest products we've added
  • The hottest and funniest t-shirt ideas
Spreadshirt uses your e-mail address solely to send you informational e-mails. You can unsubscribe at any time!
1-800-381-0815 Contact Help My Order Mon – Fri 8am - 8pm ET