Anti-microbial:

Use fabrics with either an Anti-microbial finish or yarn feature to create a high performance sports garment

Care Instructions :

Put detailed care instructions on your garment to minimize returns

Chlorine degradation:

Ensure you rinse your garment in cold water after use in the pool to create a longer lasting garment.

Chlorine Proof:

Use fabric with no Elastane to ensure a chlorine proof garment. PBT is best as it gives you a great stretch and retention.

Circular Knit:

Use fine gauge circular knit fabrics for high end fashion swimwear. They feel sensational and create a great drape.

Circular Knit :

Use fine gauge circular knit fabrics to create high end fashion swimwear. They feel sensational and create a fantastic drape.

Colorfastness:

Keep an eye on the colorfastness chart provided by your supplier to make an informed choice.

Compression:

Fabric with a high LYCRA® content for muscle compression, thereby cutting lactic acid production to give a better performance

Digital Printing:

Provide PSD files at a resolution of 300 DPI to ensure a high quality outcome

Holograms:

Use holographic fabrics for extreme impact on stage.

Pilling:

Educate your clubs about avoiding rubbing against the pool edge to minimize pilling thereby creating a longer lasting garment

Purity:

Use Purity to machine and hand wash your delicate fabrics including holograms as it is not as harsh as your standard detergents

Screen printing:

Best to use AI vector files to ensure a nice crisp printed edge.

Selvage:

The woven edge portion of a fabric parallel to the warp

Splicing:

Splice your garment with Polyester to assist with bleeding problems when using colours with a low colorfastness value.

Sublimation Printing:

Use heat strips to check your sublimation machine regularly to ensure the temperature displaying is correct.

Sublimation::

Bases can react differently. Ensure you test each fabric as a variation may occur due to machine settings and paper variation

Technical face:

The true face of a knitted fabric. The back can also be used as the face depending on the knit construction.

Transparency:

Whites used in garments may be transparent when wet. Double line the garment or use fabric with ceramic core technology

UPF 50+:

Ask your supplier if your fabric selection is UPF 50+, or you can get them independently tested.

Warp Knit:

Use warp knit fabrics for a more robust garment