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A Walkthrough of Screen Printing on Zipper Hoodies

A Walkthrough of Screen Printing on Zipper Hoodies

Author: Elizabeth Sutton/Monday, December 5, 2022/Categories: Industry News - Textile

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First, let’s talk about art. If you’re going to be printing across the zipper, you need to separate the art so it accommodates the zipper in the middle. Printing directly on the metal zipper isn’t a good idea without the right ink.

When printing zipper hoodies, you’ll need to grab a specific platen. Since the zipper of the hoodie stands up from the rest of the garment, it’s difficult — maybe impossible — to print on zipper hoodies using a standard platen.

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