Flock

flock

The right ink not only enhances your design, it sets the stage for your other embellishments. Melmarc offers the following types of inks that can be applied in a wide range of embellishments.

 
Description:
Flock is comprised of small fiber particles that is used to embellish a garment. A special adhesive is applied onto the fabric and flock is sprinkled on the garment to create a raised “fuzzy” effect.
 


 

Art Requirements:
Halftone: Solid / No mesh
Line Weight: 2pt min
Print Size: 13” x 14” max

 

Applicable Garments:

Weight: 2.25 oz min – 10 oz max
 
Melmarc recommends using 100% cotton garments or cotton/poly blends.
 
Wash Requirements:
For best results, garment should be washed inside out on gentle cycle, tumble dry low. Do not bleach or iron embellishment.

 
Quality Concerns:
Flock cannot be applied to seams, collars, or fabrics containing nylon.
 
Printing Over Flock:
Fine points will not print cleanly. Overprint minimum line weight: 2 pt
 
Colors that overprint flock will have a color shift. You will see a color difference between the colors printed over the flock and the color off the flock. It is not recommended to print multiple colors over flock. Flock can get crushed when printing more than one color over it.

 
Standard Flock Colors:

white White
black Black
natural Natural
yellowYellow
brown Brown

 

charcoalCharcoal
redRed
dark blueDark Blue
goldGold
greenLime

 

aqua Aqua

purplePurple


 

 

Melmarc’s product development team is constantly researching the market for the latest trends to provide you with cutting edge techniques and options for your graphic t-shirt program. Give us a call to see how we can help you with your next project. 714-460-6600