FAQ FOR CUSTOM SOCKS

Why choose custom print socks?

If you search in google of custom socks. You will find a lot custom socks with faces. Pets. Which with high value  from 14.99$ to 29.95$.   While common plain socks cost around 5$ .  So custom printed socks are like 3~5 times than normal plain socks.

So why this custom printed socks are with such high value?

nowadays. People love to be different.  Socks are small accessaries but it always highlight the outfit.  Colorful Socks would make peoples life joyful.

Digital printing is the latest technology bring to our life.  It could apply to all kinds textile fabrics. Advertisement Materials etc.   due to it’s print on demand features.  Allow people to print less qty without color limit in short time.   Different printers apply to different materials.   Like t-shirt printer allow us to print on finished product directly.   Socks printer allow us to print on seamless socks with perfect effect.

Uni print offer you unique digital printing service for socks.

※ Less qty limit (100pairs/size/design)
※ No color limit( CMYK 4colors print out any color combinations)
※ Multiple materials options (you choose cotton or polyester from our stock model to get started)
※ Fast delivery (less than 500pairs can be delivery in 7days)
※ low investment with high value sales ( we offer competitive price and you can sell in high value)

What's 360 socks printing?

360 printing is rotary seamless printing, apply POD (print on demand) technology directly ink jetting on the materials. if you artwork is made with continuously design it'll be perfect joint on the socks with out any heat press line.  pls check below youtube video to understand better.

360 socks printing

Which socks materials can we print?

We can print on polyester, cotton,  bamboo, wool, nylon etc materials. since polyester and cotton are most common materials, we have Few models in stock( blank socks) for customer options.

p.s. special socks model can be customized as long as MOQ 3000Pairs for knitting is reached.

What difference between cotton socks and polyester socks printing?

Digital socks printer allow us to print on different material socks. Like polyester, cotton socks, bamboo socks. Wool socks etc.  different socks are with different ink & processes.

Polyester socks (sublimation ink) :  printing—-heating.

Cotton /Bamboo  socks ( reactive ink) : pretreatment —printing—heating(optional)—steaming—washing—-drying

Wool socks ( acid/reactive ink) : pretreatment —printing—heating(optional)—steaming—washing—-drying

Comparison of printed polyester socks and cotton socks.

Printed polyester socks                                          Printed cotton socks

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Over all, the digital printed cotton socks is a bit more bright than digital printed polyester socks.
In our previous experience, polyester socks is more welcomed in USA market. And cotton socks is more welcomed the in European market.
Above photos are what we printed from our stock model. It maybe little different effect from different socks. As socks yarns and knitting parts are big knowledge.

How’s colorfastness of both socks?

Digital printing in is water base ink.  It’s environmental ink.   Both sublimation ink and reactive ink are very matured in printing industry. So you don’t have to worry the colorfastness.  The level reached 4~5. Attached the testing report.

polyester SL72107251477401TX

Ps: as there’s spandex(elastic) in polyester socks. This material can not absorb the ink. So first wash there’s little ink comes off.   But after one washing. It will not comes out.
Regarding cotton socks. There’s washing process operation already done in the production. So spandex rest inks already washed off.

Can i get free sample before ordering bulk?

Yes, of course.  we offer free samples with our designs printed for customers to check printing quality..  samples are free but freight collect.  normally express charge at 50$.  or if you have courier account we could directly use your account.

Do you have a minimum order quantity?

Yes, we require all international orders to have an ongoing minimum order quantity. digital printing has less MOQ limit (we can even print 1pair per design).  while consider the labor work efficiency.we would set MOQ 100pairs per design per size.   if less than 100pairs but total qty is 100pairs pls discuss further with extra custom cost.

What’s the process of custom printing socks?

※Step1. Choose socks material

You can select our existing socks model.  We offer both polyester socks. And cotton socks. There’re blanks in stock.  Which allow us to fulfill customer small order in fast delivery.
Ps: custom available with specify socks model. Pls provide with a socks sample. Pls be noted MOQ for socks knitting is 3000pairs.

※Step2. Make your design/choose from our existing design collection.

We will provide you layout(size) so you can start to make your designs.
If you like to save time in designing, you can take a look from our existing designed. We have 7series collection for customer to choose.  It includes: flower series. Fruit series. Cartoon series, sports series. Abstract series. Oil painting series. etc.
And welcome to give suggestion if you like some design new.  We will enlarge our collection series in each period.

※Step3. Socks sampling printing

Sampling printing will takes 3~7days.
Polyester socks sample charge 50$/time
Cotton socks sample charge 100$/time
Sample charge is refundable if order over 3000pairs.
You can confirm sample by photos/videos. We can provide you physical sample if necessary (by express 35~50$)

※Step4. Sample confirmation

Once sample is approved, customer confirm the detail order qty.

※Step5.  Bulk production

Customer confirm the order, make the 30% deposit. We proceed bulk order against confirmed sample.

※Step6. Balance payment

Once production is completed. We will provide with photos  and customer make balance 70% payment.

※Step7. Delivery

Small volume we suggest send via express. We have cooperated express agent. Like DHL, FEDEX,TNT, UPS etc.
Large volume we suggest delivery via sea shipping. Can be your assigned agent. Or our cooperated shipping forwarder.

What are your prices?

Our prices are subject to change depending on supply and other market factors. We will send you an updated price list after your company contact us for further information.

Can you supply the relevant documentation?

Yes, we can provide most documentation including Certificates of Analysis / Conformance; Insurance; Origin, and other export documents where required.

What is the average lead time?

For samples, the lead time is about 3~7 days.

For mass production, pls refer to below.

500pairs delivery within 5 business days. +express time 5~10days from China

1000pairs delivery within 8 business days. +express time 5~10days from China

2000pairs delivery within 15 business days. +express time 5~10days from China

Over 2000pairs pls discuss with the vender. we will advise according to current production schedule.

p.s.  1. Due to different in volume, weight, there're options for express(less goods) or sea shipping(high volume goods)

2. Duty and import charges are the responsibility of the buyer

What kinds of payment methods do you accept?

You can make the payment to our bank account, Western Union or PayPal:
30% deposit in advance, 70% balance before shipment loads.

What's your return/exchange policy?

Unfortunately, we cannot take returns or exchanges of CUSTOM ORDERS.  Custom orders will be proceed until sample confirmed. they are with your photos/designs/logo, they cannot be sold to anyone else.  All sales are final on custom orders unless we sent you the wrong size or if you find a damage to the product. thanks for your understanding.

Can i have custom package for small qty order?

Normal custom socks order has OPP bag as default package. if you like to have custom package. the MOQ is 1000pairs, and custom package would be extra cost.   or less than this, we can have MOQ package and run it for few batches order each time.

How about the shipping fees?

The shipping cost depends on the way you choose to get the goods. Express is normally the most quickest but also most expensive way. By sea freight is the best solution for big amounts. Exactly freight rates we can only give you if we know the details of amount, weight and way. Please contact us for further information.