Plastisol vs. Discharge
Screen Printing 101: Plastisol vs. Discharge
Plasitsol & Discharge Inks For Screen Printing
If you're thinking about ordering any custom screen printed items, plastisol and discharge inks will be the main options for you to choose from. Both inks have it's advantages depending on what type of fabrics you'd like to print on. Here is a simple breakdown of plastisol vs. discharge ink for screen printing.
Bold & Bright: Forms a layer of ink that sits on top of the fabric.
Versatile: Can be used on dark & light colored fabrics.
Cost Effective: Plastisol inks can be stored with a longer shelf-life.
Soft & Natural: Ink soaks into the fabric with no possibility of cracking & peeling.
Vintage Look: Ink fuses into the fabric giving it a soft feel to the touch.
Eco Friendly: Does not contain PVC and is easily disposable.