What is an Underbase?
What is an underbase?
Why use an underbase?
Printing a white underbase ensures an overall vibrancy of the print.
Printing on top of an underbase helps eliminate the possibility of the shirt colour poking through, or muting the tones of the top colours.
Smoothness of Print
An underbase reduces fibrillation, creating a smooth surface for the ink to sit on.
Why not to use an underbase?
To further illustrate, here’s a side by side comparison of underbase vs. no underbase, printed on the same garment:
An under base may sound subtle when it’s described, but once you see it translated onto a t-shirt, the difference is very noticeable.