Sports Fabrics

Today’s sportswear fabric, stretch is not the only limits within the garment, but in the ability to to combine the brands latest design, company logo or todays latest slogan, whilst keeping the fabrics qualities and capabilities intact.
Stretch, Breathability, Antifungal properties, Aerodynamics, the list goes on and on and on.

Dpt-online not only strive to perfect the best quality transfer print solutions, but we thrive on the challenges thrown at us by fabric manufacturers.
Tomorrow’s fabrics are here today, and we’re not only working on solutions for the next generation of garments but were being given privileged access and being consulted with by major brands for ideas how new fabrics can be made even better.

Questions to think about when choosing a transfer for sportswear Fabrics

A total solution to your garment decoration needs are always our main priority, we will try to match a transfer print quality with your chosen fabric. Bellow are just a few things to consider before choosing the transfer type you may need, if you have any doubts or need help please feel free to call our sales line on 01507462800.

Garment Type

  • Garment Material
  • Washing Instructions
  • Life Of Garment

Production

  • Turnaround
  • Pantone Matched Colours
  • Multiple Carrier Options

Application

  • Temperature
  • Pressure
  • Hot Or Cold Peel

Remember when choosing a transfer to complement your garment it’s important to find out what the garment is made from. The last thing you want to do is choose a garment that needs to be washed at 90 degrees and find its maximum washing temperature is only 40 degrees.
Is your customers garment a promotional giveaway or something that has to last over 50 washes. At Dpt our main aim is to get you the right product at the right price for the budget your customer can afford whilst getting the best quality.

When it comes to the production there are many things to think about not only from our side but your customers side.
The better the artwork you supply us the faster we can have your artwork proof back to you. Colour matching can take time and adds to your turnaround times, it’s always worth asking if your customers know the pantone colours of their company logo.
Carrier films are a massive point to think about, Polyester might be more expensive but can speed up application times by more than twice.

Application temperatures and pressure used when applying the final product to the garment is one of the most important but overlooked parts of the procedure.
It’s important the adhesive backer is fully melted and the correct pressure is applied when pressing the garment. Application instructions will be sent out on all orders to help the process be as easy as possible.
Carrier films are a massive point to think about, Polyester might be more expensive but can speed up application times by more than twice.

The Products We Recommend

Transfast

Our most versatile of transfer systems, Transfast is developed to withstand repeated washing by industrial machines at 90°C. Suited for application onto industrial workwear and leisure wear it is the perfect compliment for your garment. Because of the quality and wash fastness of the print, it will, in most cases, outlast the garment.

Eco S4

Strong, extremely stretchable and its versatile application conditions makes Eco S4 a fantastic addition to most coated waterproof fabrics and complements Softshell Material perfectly.
This groundbreaking system combats dye migration of the garment 100% making the need for carbon dye blockers obsolete.
Washing conditions are truly outstanding with over 75 cycles at 60°C outperforming the garments life cycle in most instances

Eco W60

Eco W60 is developed to withstand repeated home washing at 60°C. Suited for application onto leisure wear it is the perfect compliment for your garment. Because of the quality and wash fastness of the print, it will, in most cases, outlast the garment.