Embroidery News Style Focus: Polos with UV
- K497 / L497 - 4.1-ounce, 100%
polyester polos (partially made from bamboo charcoal) with a UPF
rating of 50 to resist UV rays and wick away moisture. These
polos adjust to your body temperature.
- K527 / L527 - 5.2-ounce, 100%
polyester polos with a UPF rating of 40. The ladies polo has a
3-button, set-in placket with offset buttons and button loops.
What Is a UPF Rating?
UPF stands for "ultraviolet protection factor rating system".
system measures the amount of UV protection provided by a fabric. It
is similar to the SPF rating system given to sunscreens. The
K527 / L527 polo has a UPF of 40 so it
only allows 1/40th of the UV radiation falling on the shirt to pass
Embroidery News Apparel Defined:
Come across some unknown words when shopping for embroidered
apparel? Here are some definitions:
- Melamine - a highly resistant,
strong plastic laminate material that is sometimes used to make
- Mélange - different colored yarns
knitted together to form a heathered knit
- Microfiber - a tightly woven fabric
made from polyester threads. This fabric is inherently wind
resistant and water repellant
- Microfleece - a light-weight,
high-density fleece that's soft and warm without being bulky.
Embroidered logos work best when they are
simple and unique. Take time to develop a logo that represents
your business and will appeal to your potential customers.