Garment Discharge Printing

Written October 17, 2019

Water-based ink systems for textile printing have been in use for many years. In fact, they have been available far longer than the now popular plastisol inks. While I must admit that plastisol inks are initially easier to use, I think that water based inks offer some advantages that are only now being realized— with the new discharge systems offering a unique solution to one of the more difficult to overcome problems—opacity on dark fabrics.