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5 Point Pocket Perfection 31SPKT

5-Point Pocket Perfection tee, built upon the foundation of our renowned SpectraUSA premium ring-spun cotton used in crafting our 3100 Cotton Perfection line. This devilishly fashionable tee maintains the same superior comfort and fit you’ve grown to adore, now enhanced with a unique five-point pocket on the chest. Elevate your wardrobe with this exceptional piece that effortlessly combines comfort and fashion.

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3100 Premium Blank Cotton Crew Neck T-Shirts by spectraUSA

Cotton Perfection Crew 3100

The essence of comfort and style with our coveted best seller, the Style 3100 t-shirt. Wholesale blank t-shirts. Crafted from 30 singles ring spun combed fabric, this t-shirt envelops you in unmatched softness. Embracing a sleek and regular body fit, its slight shoulder drop creates a uniquely slimming effect that elegantly accentuates your arms.

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What Is Ring Spun Cotton? The difference between: 30 singles & 20 singles

Ring spun cotton is smoother and longer yarn compared to open end yarn. In addition, ring spun yarn goes through a spinning process that softens and straightens each fiber. The end result of ring spun is a more refined fiber. Ring spun combed yarn, is where the cotton fibers are spun and then combed to remove impurities and enhance the luxurious hand feel.

When someone says ’20 singles’ or ’30 singles’ ring spun it refers to the gauge (thickness) of the yarn in the t-shirts. The higher the number, the better-quality and softer feel of the shirt. 18 singles = cheap, 20 singles = a step up in quality & hand feel especially if it is 20 singles ring spun (style 2100 from Spectra USA), 30 singles (see Spectra USA list below) = the bomb!

The best way to remember, think of bedsheets: the higher the thread count = the better quality.

Most cheap shirts are made from 18 singles OE = open end yarn. Low yarn count = coarse thick yarn = cheap t-shirt. Therefore any higher yarn count and add ring spun, you will have a superior quality t-shirt with a refined hand. Spectra USA only offers 20 singles as its most economical option and 95% of the line offered is ring spun and combed cotton. Our 20 singles ring spun heavy weight t-shirt is the premium option for the old school t-shirt.

One of the biggest advantages of 30 singles ring spun combed t-shirts, besides the fact that they are very comfortable, is it is the optimal base fabric for digital printing (DTG), screen printing, heat transfers and even sublimation on the blends (52/48 cotton/poly).

Spectra USA offers many styles that are manufactured with 30 singles premium ring spun yarn: men’s, ladies, juniors and kids.

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T-Shirt History: Part 2 – The T-Shirt Goes to War

So far our t-shirt history series has shown how fading Victorian attitudes coupled with the rise of specialized garments for sports, along with the industrialization of cotton knitting production around the same time, were the catalyst for the genesis of the t-shirt. By the 1920s the world was beginning to feel the benefit of the incredible revolution in textile production. Cotton was rapidly replacing other, formerly staple textiles like wool and linen, as the go-to fabric of the time. Cotton dried faster, chaffed less and lent itself favorably to the industrial production processes being developed and refined at the time. As far as t-shirt history goes, the most significant development for this humble undergarment came in 1913 when it was adopted as a standard issue item of underwear by the U.S. Navy. The Royal Navy soon followed suit and, by the 1930s the T-shirt, and the Tank-top were making inroads in the military and working men’s wardrobes just about everywhere.

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