October 4, 2016

Product Comparison

COMPARISON

POINTS

What's it made of?

Physical Characteristics

Set up Charges

Virtual Samples

Delivery  Time

Rush Services Available

How long is mold kept?

Minimum Order

Backings Available

Suitable Surfaces for application

Artwork Required

Maximum number of colors

Metallic colors

Reflective Colors

Gradients Available

Minimum Size of Type

Minimum Size of Product

3D Available

Depth Range

Can it be applied to a pocket without losing use of the pocket?

Color Matching


EMBLEMS

Twill and Rayon or Polyester Thread

Fine embroidery, semi-rigid

None, unless a pre-production sample is requested**

Yes

3-4 weeks Standard

Yes, 7-10 days

N/A

50 pieces

Thermoplastic, Heat Seal, Pressure Sensitive, Velcro

Fabric 

Vector preferred but not required

.jpg, .eps, .ai, .pdf

16

Yes, but limited

Yes, but very limited

No

3/16"

3/4" x 3/4"

Yes, with Puff Embroidery

N/A

Only with heat seal

PMS preferred


flex-tags


Thermoplastic - Non-PVC

Flexible, lightweight, 3D details

Mold Charge

Yes 

3-4 weeks after mold production

No

1 year, unless requested longer

1000 pieces

Heat Seal, WP Heat Seal, Sticker

Fabric, Metals, Plastic, Glass, Leather, Wood

Vector Artwork Required

.eps, .ai, .pdf

5

Yes, any color

Yes, several colors

Yes

1/16"

1/2" x 1/2"

Yes, full 3D available

.4 mm to 2.5 mm

Yes

PMS preferred

NEW!


poly-transfers


Non-PVC Ink

Smooth, soft, stretchable

None

Yes

2-3 weeks

No

N/A

1000 pieces

Heat Seal & WP Heat Seal

Fabric

Vector Artwork Required

.eps, .ai, .pdf

5

Yes, any color

Yes, several colors

Yes

1/32"

N/A

No

N/A

Yes

PMS  preferred

NEW!