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June 18, 2020

Tagless Pad Printing Guide

How-To

Download the free Tagless Pad Printing Guide to learn more about our tagless systems. What is tagless printing? Tagless printing is a broad term. This could reference screen printing labels, utilizing heat transfer labels or pad printing labels. As outlined in the what is tagless label printing, each method has its own benefits, but none

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May 5, 2020

A Shirt Label is Worth 1000 Words

How-To, Pad Printers

What is on a shirt label? A lot more than you might think. Shirt labels contain much more than size information that is regulated by the garment industry and government. Here’s what it all means: What is a Shirt Label? Before we dive into what is included on a shirt label, it is important to

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Inkcups takes pride in offering the best technical support in the industry. If you own a pad printing machine, whether you use it for printing on promotional products or garment tag printing, proper loading of the plates and cups into the machine is key to getting a great print. The 5 Step Process for Proper

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February 20, 2020

5 Steps to Tagless Tags

How-To

Utilizing pad printed tagless tags instead of heat transfers or screen printing has many benefits. Namely, this method is more cost effective, durable and is much more sustainable. If you are still unfamiliar with the tagless process, be sure to read up on what is tagless label printing. Once you have made the decision that

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At Inkcups, we have customers that make their own photopolymer plates for apparel tag printing. While there are many variations of exposure and baking times, we have tested many methods of photopolymer plate making with our water wash orange plates in order to determine the best method. PLEASE NOTE: We are using our BPL1220 exposure

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March 15, 2011

Get Brighter White Pad Printing Ink!

How-To, Ink, New Technology

Printing on dark substrates with white pad printing ink can be challenging. TheĀ tagless labelĀ is simply not opaque enough, thus the darkness of the garment shows through the ink. At Inkcups, we understand your frustration and have provided some great tips for you to get that white bright! How to Get a Brighter White with Pad

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