My water based ink cracks on a black stretch t-shirt

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My water based ink cracks on a black stretch t-shirt

Postby Flexon » Sat Jan 03, 2015 12:16 pm

The t-shirt was worn and washed a few times.
I have a shirt printed with water-based ink, but it's cracking after drying.
The ink I used, is a white supercover.

I think that the fiber has loose threads after washing, thereby restraining the ink. In other words, the ink can not get between the theads.

Or it is possible that the ink was too thick during printing?
The ink just came out of the jar.

(Google translated for me) :mrgreen:


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Re: My water based ink cracks on a black stretch t-shirt

Postby Catspit Productions » Mon Jan 05, 2015 10:46 pm

Either a curing issue or perhaps too much ink printed. Or likely both.

Try printing less ink and make sure it gets heat set properly.
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