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.

Gel inks can be printed to add a glossy shine to any graphic. Gel is typically used as an over print of another color or multiple colors to give the ink a gel or wet look. Gel ink is best used to simulate liquid or accent an area of your design. While generally printed clear, Gel’s can also be tinted in a variety of colors.

Art Requirements:
Halftone: 20 lpi
Line Weight: 2pt min
Print Size: 0.25″ min – 19″ x 22.5″ 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:
Graphics are not warranted against fading, cracking, peeling, lifting or discoloration due to severe abrasion or staining from cleaning solutions, engine fuels, exhaust, or organic solvents.

Standard Gel Colors:
pantone colors
Standard Pantone colors.


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