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Do I need to run my 50/50 cotton/polyester or 100 percent polyester garments through the dryer prior to printing?

Do I need to run my 50/50 cotton/polyester or 100 percent polyester garments through the dryer prior to printing?

Author: Lindsay Merwald/Friday, May 22, 2015/Categories: Industry News - Textile

Quoted from Rick Davis & Printwear. Full article here.)

This is not so much a question as it is a procedure that many decorators employ to deter dye migration. The theory is that by running your 100 percent polyester garments or poly blends through the dryer prior to printing, you can burn off any excessive residual dyes, and they float out the dryer exhaust.


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