Puff ink is a screen printing ink that when heated, raises a little bit from the t-shirt like a fully baked loaf of bread. You have more options than just spot color when creating a shirt; you can also add depth to that list. Puff ink adds depth to a design and gives a t-shirt a new dimension.
How does puff screen printing work?
Puff ink gives screen printing on clothing a three-dimensional element. The same screen printing procedures that you would use for printing
To draw more attention to or make a certain area of the artwork "pop," you may either use puff ink throughout the entire piece of art or pick out select aspects or colors from the design.
Compared to printing with conventional plastisol ink, printing with puff ink makes it difficult to match the precise colors of Pantone ink. This is due to the fact that the puff ink additive alters various hues in various ways. But lighter Pantone colors are typically simpler to match than darker colors.
Puff Print Maintenance
Cotton, polyester, and cotton/poly mixes are all suitable materials for puff printing. It has a transparent, opaque look, and can be made to match any Pantone color. If you want your puff prints to endure, turn your shirts inside out and dry them flat to prevent cracking.