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I was recently shopping and saw some Coach and French Connection shirts that were screen printed normally but also had a raised print on them that did not look like puff ink and stood up on a shirt like a stamp. Just wondering if anyone knows what type of ink or process is being used.
 

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There are several ways to get a "raised" or stamped effect. As you mentioned there is puff that you print through an open mesh and it expands through the dryer. But as you said it doesn't look like puff, so it may be an High Density print using a High Density ink printed through a thick stencil or capillary film. HD inks are generally thicker in viscosity and will "build" when printed through thick stencils.

Check with your distributor to find a good HD ink for you.

If you are interested in Wilflex inks, please use the email option below and we can recommend one of our inks.

Thanks,

Erin
 

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Wilflex has a couple of bases that will give the effect your looking for. We just printed several shirts using a "Plush base". It raised just enough to looked raised, but not as much as puff. They have others that work well.
 

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If it isn't puff, then it's probably Wilflex Sculpture Base added to the ink. It adds a raised or stamp effect that is similar to puff, but much more defined.

it's fun to print too. super thick screen, wide open mesh, hard squeegie, slow speed, and flash after every hit. Stacks like a champ.
 
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