Fabric Selections for Basketball Jersey Printing in Singapore

by Beth S. Freelance Writer

Fabrics for sports uniform are often designed to be wash and wear, quick dry, cool, to offer sun protection, and shrink and fade resistant. There are wide ranges of existing jersey designs that use specific fabrics to ensure maximum comfort, with style and durability, and to suit the needs of each sporting activity. These ranges of fabrics can be sublimated to match your team's logos or the branding strategy of sponsors in your sports clothing, and the colours that your team represent. In general, a lot of sportswear jerseys are unisex cut so males and females will both look great wearing them.

This article will discuss the four fabrics often used for your basketball jersey needs.

Polyester Microfibre

The material used in polyester microfibre, one of the most in demand fabric for basketball jersey printing Singapore, is a hundred percent polyester which is very lightweight at only 115 gsm. This material is often used in any shorts or as other buyers call it, the all purpose shorts. The key benefits of choosing polyester microfibre are the following: it feels soft, it is lightweight, it is quick dry like wash and wear, it is resistant to fading, and it offers great breathability that helps keep you cool all the time.

Sports Mesh

The material of sports mesh is also made of polyester microfibre. It is created with high performances sportswear in mind. In printing industry, this is often associated with orders related to t-shirts, shorts, panelled skirts, singlets, A-line netball dresses and polos. The main benefits of choosing this material include the following: it is resistant to fading, it offers great breathability that helps keep you cool, it has wicking properties that keep you dry, it is great for sublimation, and it offers good sun protection.


The best quality of lycra available in the market is often used as sports clothing. With different specifications and brands you can find, this material is worth paying more for better quality. The good combination is 20% extra life lycra and 80% polyester. And if you want a long lasting lycra, use 200 gsm weight of lycra. It offers extra support that gives its users full range of movement. This material is generally used for manufacturing customized jersey Singapore and sportswear that includes crop tops, bike pants, sport singlet, a-line netball dresses, and more. Its key benefits are the following: it is great for sublimation, it has better stretch recovery, it is fading resistant, and the extra weight added helps minimize the "see through" aspect.

Running Short Material

As the name implies, this material is especially made for running purposes, negotiating for cheap jersey printing is possible with running short fabric provided that you order in bulk of course. Its material is 100% polyester that weighs 150 gsm, strong enough for long time use. Its key benefits include the following: fading resistant, lightweight, wash and wear or quick dry, shiny look, and offers great breathability to keep you feel cool most of the time.

With the different fabrics discussed in this article, the key is to identify its use so you can choose wisely what will work best for you.


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