Business logo is one of the factors that help promote and impress customers and partners effectively. Therefore, the engraving of logo motifs on uniforms by printing or embroidering logos is of great interest. Understanding that, Uniform Specialist would like to share information about printing or embroidering logos on uniforms to suit each business customer.
Logo printing: Uniform logo printing is one of the most used methods today. This is considered a convenient and economical method, so it is chosen by many businesses. For more details, please follow the information below.
Advantages of logo printing:
Print logos for uniforms for sharp, quality, eye-catching images with impressive colors.
Printed images are durable, do not peel off when using logo printing by means of silk screen printing, heat press decal printing, heat transfer printing, ... on fabric. This is the most used method, with many advantages compared to other methods of putting logos on uniforms.
Cost saving is one of the top reasons why logo printing is used by so many people.
Whether printing logos in small or large quantities, large or small motifs can all use this method.
Minimize the condition of the fabric being wrinkled, extruding during the implementation process.
Cons of logo printing:
Besides the outstanding advantages, the logo printing method also has certain limitations. Detail
The color of the logo printing method is poor, easy to fade when washed a lot and used for a long time.
The color is easy to fade, so when washing it is easy to smear on other clothes
Logo prints, if not properly maintained and washed, are easy to peel off.
Logo embroidery: Besides logo printing, the 2D / 3D logo embroidery method is also used a lot. This is a method of using computerized embroidery machines to engrave logos and images on uniforms.
Outstanding advantages of logo embroidery:
Embroidering logos on clothes gives better image quality, texture details and aesthetics than other methods. The detailed and meticulous embroidery lines are suitable for high-class uniform fabrics.
The lines of embroidery are sharp and clear.
The embroidery is highly durable, does not peel and fade when used as printed. After being washed many times, the embroidered logo is still durable, not deformed.
Unlimited embroidery fabrics. Can embroider on many different materials: real leather, imitation leather simili, canvas, canvas fabric, thin kate fabric, thick khaki fabric, jean fabric,....
Cons of logo embroidery:
The cost of logo embroidery is calculated according to the number of main stitches, so the cost of embroidery is quite high with a longer execution time than logo printing.
Only embroidered pictures, baby motifs. As for large images, it is difficult to do.
Limited color when embroidering logo.
If you want to save money, you should choose to print or embroider your logo:
The cost problem is always an issue that every business cares about and how to maximize the cost of sewing uniforms is always the top goal. Because the number of uniforms per sewing is quite large. Therefore, the question of choosing to print or embroider logo is being asked by many customers. Let's find out more with the Uniform Specialist.
Logo printing and embroidery costs: Choosing between logo printing or embroidery costs is one of the headaches that customers often consider when making uniforms.
Usually an order of cheap uniform t-shirts or uniform shirts the printing cost depends on the quantity of the order, the larger the order quantity, the cheaper the printing cost because the cost of making a table frame for a picture. print about 700 - 800 thousand/printed board. Usually, when the quantity is large, when the average cost is spent on the number of products in an order, the printing cost is only a few hundred dong for one color. Meanwhile, the cost of embroidery for each logo is usually the embroidery unit, they will calculate the number of stitches to go down, the larger the logo, the more embroidery costs and usually limit the embroidery size. And the cost of embroidery will be many times higher than embroidery orders.
+ Logo printing: When sewing company uniforms, the number of products ordered determines the cost of logo printing. The more luck, the cheaper the price. Compared to the logo embroidery method, logo printing has a much lower cost than embroidery.
+ Logo embroidery: If printing logo is calculated according to the number of products, logo embroidery is calculated based on the number of stitches going down. The larger the logo image, the more embroidery costs, which means that large orders will cost more.
Size of logo printing - embroidery: Size is also an influencing factor between logo printing - embroidery because each type will have its own way of calculating costs.
Usually, when printing on uniforms, there is no limitation in size and printing position, complex logos can be printed easily. Therefore, customers can customize their own design with bold styles of their units or organizations. There are shirts that can be printed on the entire shirt, can be printed on the front, back, sleeves, etc., but the printing price is not high compared to embroidery, because usually the printing cost is only calculated according to the number of colors though. No matter how many positions are printed, the price remains the same as long as the number of colors printed is not increased. Printing can meet very small details that embroidery cannot do. In contrast, logo embroidery is always limited in size for small details, it is very difficult to embroider because there will be cases where the logo is stuck together, the words when embroidered are too small, they will not see the words or will lost focus or the logo is deformed, causing loss of aesthetics of the logo. In case if the size is increased, sometimes the area of embroidery fabric is limited, so it cannot be increased as desired, or increasing the size too large will make it unsightly when sewing corporate uniforms, but it is worth mentioning in This is the cost to pay to embroider the logo in large size, the cost to pay is too high.
+ Logo printing: Logo printing method is not limited in size, any logo motif can be printed on uniform shirts. In addition, the printing position is also very flexible, allowing customers to freely choose the design and style that their business wants.
+ Logo embroidery: This method is always limited in size. Embroidered images that are too large will be spilled, making the appearance of the uniform shirt unsightly. In addition, for small detailed images when embroidering, it will be difficult to see clearly or deform.
Logo printing - embroidery position: For each position to print images on the shirt, there will be a different way of calculating the cost.
All logos can be printed in any size. From small to large, from meticulous to every detail, to logos that cover the entire product. From monochrome printing for simple logos to heat transfer printing for logos with a transition from dark to light color, the logo is always guaranteed to follow the original file from 90% - 100% for each printed sample. However, if you choose the embroidery option, you can only embroider monochrome logos, heat transfer logos cannot be embroidered, or logos that are too small cannot be embroidered...
+ Logo printing: The logo printing position is flexible, diverse, can be printed in many different positions such as front, back, collar, sleeve, etc. Printed colors are diverse, can use many colors. different.
+ Logo embroidery: Because the embroidery is limited in size, it can only be used in certain locations. In addition, logos when embroidering are mostly monochrome logos, with few textures and colors.
Avoid fabric wrinkles, fabric extrusion: Printing on uniforms will prevent the fabric from shrinking and extruding by common mistakes if you choose the embroidery option. In cases where there are t-shirt orders where the most common embroidery error is the case of the logo being too large, or embroidering in places such as the sleeve, the deviation will very often occur, which is unsightly and causes damage. great loss to customers and suppliers.
Printing - embroidering logos on the uniform are the two most popular and used methods today. The comparison and selection is always an issue that businesses are interested in. Depending on the quantity, fabric, size and location, you can choose the most suitable method. Above is the information you need to know to answer the question of whether to choose to print or embroider your logo on the shirt to save money. Hopefully with a few minutes on this article has provided you with many useful things.
Through the advantages of the printing method, customers will certainly choose for themselves the most reasonable option while still ensuring the aesthetics of the product. So each method has its own advantages and disadvantages.
The current popular printing styles and the advantages and disadvantages of logo printing methods:
Method of digital printing directly on fabric (KTS) by DGT printer:
This is a method of using an inkjet printer directly on raw materials that are plain fabrics or elastic fabrics, and plain raw materials have been cut into semi-finished products.
Advantages of digital printing directly on fabric (KTS): Compared with the printing method, digital printing directly on fabric is very quick in preparation and saves time for each order. printing, using this printing method will save costs and complete orders for uniforms as quickly as possible. This method can print relatively small details while still ensuring the sharpness of the logo. Can be printed on many different materials and still ensure the aesthetics of the logo. Can be printed on finished clothes, with very fast time. Can print a variety of uniform products: T-shirts, shirts, vests, waistcoats, protective vests, protective vests, blouses, jackets, windbreakers, hats, hats, backpacks , bags, masks, ......
Disadvantages of digital printing method directly on fabric (KTS): The cost of printing for each uniform order if choosing this printing method is quite high because it has to be imported from abroad such as Germany, USA, Italy. , Canada, Australia,…. Must choose the right type of ink suitable for each system, if you choose the wrong ink, the risk will be great. This printing method can only be applied on light-colored fabrics, and dark fabrics can still be printed, but the cost is much higher and sometimes the color system is not as desired by the customer.
Method of heat transfer printing on fabric:
This is a method that has some techniques quite similar to digital printing, so sometimes customers are often confused with this printing method.
Heat transfer printing method is an indirect method of printing on an intermediate product that can be soft paper and then pressed onto fabric or other materials, or it can be printed directly on fabrics that can be heat transfer printed.
Advantages of heat transfer printing method on fabric: With this printing method, it is possible to print multi-color, detailed and sharp images that are close to absolute level and quite cheap. Produces the most vivid and realistic images and lines. The durability of the logo is very high, it can be heat ironed on the logo, but the logo is not affected.
Disadvantages of the method of heat transfer printing on fabrics: Heat transfer printing on fabrics for uniforms is only applicable to polyester fabrics and light colors: chiffon fabric, brocade fabric, snow rain fabric, chiffon fabric, satin fabric , umbrella fabric, nearly fabric, pe spandex fabric, sufa spandex fabric, poly canvas fabric, poly spandex fabric, mesh fabric,....
Manual silkscreen printing method:
As a manual screen printing method, and to increase the sharpness of the image as well as the smoothness of the ink, the mesh used is a silk fabric, so it is called silkscreen printing.
Advantages of manual silkscreen printing: The printing cost is quite low, can print almost all different materials such as spandex, felt, khaki, jean, canvas, non-woven, simili, leather, etc. can mix many ink systems with rich and diverse colors.
Disadvantages of manual silkscreen printing: Image quality is not high, easily smudged or smudged, or peeled. For multi-color images, often images are not sharp, color disorder, ....
Advantages and disadvantages of embroidering uniform logo by computer embroidery method:
Computerized embroidery is often used to embroider large quantities with the same logo, such as embroidering uniform t-shirts, uniform shirts, embroidering group shirts, class shirts, ... with a machine with many embroidery heads.
Computerized embroidery is very diverse with many types of stitches: 2D, 3D, zigzag, satin, flat, punched, beaded, lazy daisy, rammed, tarpaulin, fishbone, can be beaded, ..... computerized color matching.
- Advantages of computerized logo embroidery on uniforms:
+ Fast embroidery time, can embroider 10,000 shirts a day.
+ As with high precision, all embroidery patterns are absolutely the same no matter how complicated the embroidery pattern.
+ The cost of computerized embroidery is much cheaper than any other type of embroidery and especially the quality of the embroidery is extremely high.
- Disadvantages of computerized logo embroidery on uniforms:
+ It is impossible to embroider complex shapes, too many colors and require high sharpness
+ Computerized embroidery will not look as soft as hand embroidery, feeling a bit rough to the touch.
+ Can not embroider on fabrics that are too soft or too thin.