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Print Base Guide

Please note not all print designs are available on every print base option. Please see the individual product page for clarification on what choices are available for the particular print design. Our parent company Friedmans do offer more choice, however minimum order rules do apply. learn more.

BaseWidth (Printed)Weight (Unprinted)Composition
FLEX (FLEXCITE)145 cms190 g/m²82% Polyester
18% Lycra
Our most popular print base, an all-rounder in performance and quality. 190gms in weight so suitable for most disciplines. 18% Xtralife lycra allows freedom of movement for your comfort. Flex has a matt finish allowing our prints maximum vibrancy. It will flexcite !
PF 1002 Shiny – GLEAM145 cms200 g/m²80% Polyester
20% Lycra
This glossy polyester is an ideal print base option for those looking for extra shine.
PF 1003 Matt - TITAN145 cms250 g/m²87% Polyester
13% Lycra
A true champion in the range. With 13% Lycra offering a firm stretch coupled with its extra heavyweight to provide true comfort and support. This is a popular choice for customers wanting White Lycra in their creation. A heavier weight print base option for when discretion is fundamental. This base has a lower elastane content than our regular Flex base allowing for a firmer stretch to give great support. Titan also offers branded xtralife lycra and excellent shape retention. A perfect fit solution !
PF 1004 Matt – LIFE RECYCLED POLYESTER145 cms190 g/m²78% Polyester
22% Lycra
An environmentally responsible fabric made from recycled yarn from waste material destined for landfills. Chosen to preserve resources such as oil and energy needed to manufacture new materials.
PF 1005 Matt - NET145 cms115 g/m²83% Polyester
17% Spandex
A light weight net that offers good stretch and a floaty drape. A subtle base that offers additional versatility to our base options.
PF 1006 Matt – AFFINITY145 cms170 g/m²100% Polyester
Made of 100% polyester this fabric offers exceptional longevity so is appropriately named Affinity. This PBT, or polybutylene terephthalate, fabric has excellent stretch and elasticity; additionally it is quick-drying and has low-water absorbency
PF 1007 Matt - VELVET145 cms190 g/m²90% Polyester
10% Spandex
A luxurious print base. Colours appear deeper and richer. The smooth velvet feels great against the skin.
PF 1009 Matt - THERMO145 cms250 g/m²85% Polyester
15% Elastane
A brushed techno-fabric, particularly pleasant on the skin. The brushing treatment increases its thermal insulation power creating a protective cushion feeling. Naturally moisture wicking and ideal for keeping your body temperature steady.
PF 1010 Matt - PEACH145 cms200 g/m²81% Polyester
19% Elastane
With a touch so extremely soft and delicate we liken it to the skin on the softest peach. A comfortable and perfect fit under any circumstance. This fabric is highly UV protective (UPF 50+).
PF 1011 Matt - Microfibre150 cms120 g/m²100% Polyester
Microfibre, peached and with water repellent. A rigid fabric.
PF 1012 Matt - Revolution152 cms190 g/m²80% Polyester
20% Elastane
An extra-white, ultra-matt techno-fabric made of polyester which is ideal for transfer printing thanks to its ability to enhance the brightness of colors
PF 1013 Matt - Spider150 cms150 g/m²82% Polyester
18% Elastane
An innovative micro-mesh fabric made of polyester, ideal for transfer printing. Being made of polyester and featuring an open structure, it is naturally moisture wicking and prevents the spreading of bacteria which may generate bad smell.


Technical Specification details prior to a print or foil application.

Please note due to the numerous different Industries we supply, we cannot perform tests to everyone’s requirement therefore we strongly recommend you carry out your own tests

To improve our products, we reserve to modify these, as and when necessary.

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