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Vests

YOUR OWN DESIGN

If you have a design of your own which you would like us to make or provided a quote for we need to be able to see what it is.

The best way to do this is to download our "Vest Designer". This is simply a PDF file containing a blank vest which you can print and draw your design directly onto, and then send it back to us.

You can use the included Popular Styles templates for help and inspiration, or just draw your own distinct design from scratch.

 

SUBLIMATED VESTS (CROP TOPS and T-SHIRTS)

Design/Set-up Charges

Traditionally, running vests have been made by sewing together panels of fabric in different colours to make up the design. This is still the most popular way of manufacturing them and a the only method which many of our competitors employ.

With the advent of new technology, and the increasing desire for more distinctive and complex designs, we are pleased to have introduced a new process to facilitate these at a very reasonable cost - typically about £20.00 per vest.

Using Sublimation Printing, almost any design in any colours is possible.We have included examples of a few designs below which have been produced using the sublimation process. If you would like to know more about this highly cost effective option please contact Jo(anna) Fricker on 01943 601581 (ext. 303) or send her an email with your requirements and she will provide you with a quote. You can see how one of these vests is made here


Colours

As wih any printing method our sublimation process cannot precisely reproduce Pantone or RGB referenced colours so please use CMYK colour profiles if possible. (CMYK is an abbreviation for Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black. These 4 colours, when combined in varying proportions can be made to produce the full colour spectrum).

If you have a specic shade of a colour you will need to provide us with somthing we can attempt to colour match as close as possible from. Colour swatches can be produced so you are able to see how the colour will come out on the finished fabric. Please note this will not be somthing that can be achived overnight so will need to be arrange in plenty of time if you are requiring your garments for a specific date.

Minimum Orders

As with all special designs, or where the sublimation process is requested there will be a minimum quantity of vests you have to order as follows:

Initial order: must be for at least 24 vests in any mix of sizes/gender.
Subsequent orders: the minimum is reduced to just 10 vests again in any mix of sizes/gender.

Delivery

Once a design layout has been agreed orders are usually ready for despatch in around 4 weeks from you placing an order.

 

 

INSPIRATION - VESTS PRODUCED USING THE SUBLIMATION PROCESS

All designs below are Copyright of Fastrax
You can view more designs in our Style Gallery
DURHAM UNIVERSITY YORKSHIRE COUNTY AA
UNISON SOUTH GALWAY AC
BLACKPOOL WYRE & FYLDE AC BALLYROAN ABBEYLEIX & DISTRICT AC
DOHA COLLEGE FORMULA ONE CIRCUIT CREW, NOTTINGHAM
CAISTOR RUNNING CLUB CROOK AND DISTRICT AC
LES CROUPIERS RC HUNTCLIFF SCHOOL
RAVENS RUNNING CLUB BETHANY RADICAL RUNNERS
TEAM BALANCISE INTERACT WORLDWIDE
ISLE OF MAN AA SALTAIRE STRIDERS
NORTH BELFAST AC WARE JOGGERS
WELLS CATHEDRAL SCHOOL WAKEFIELD HARRIERS AC
ALLITHWAITE RC AIREDALE DODGERS
BRECON AC PORTLAOISE AC
WOODFORD GREEN with ESSEX LADIES GRANTHAM RC
KNARESBOROUGH STRIDERS RSPB
PRESTON RIVERSWAY RUNNERS ABERDEEN AAC
REDCAR RUNNING CLUB FOREST PARK SCHOOL

DESIGN SERVICE

We will be delighted to help you design your vest for which we make a charge of £50 for up to 4 styles. This charge must be paid before we undertake any work but will be FULLY REFUNDED when you pay for your first order. All designs produced will remain the property of FASTRAX until your first order is delivered to you.

FASTRAX FASTWIK FABRIC with PERMALOSE TREATMENT

Running vests don’t make you sweat. Running makes you sweat; it’s what the body does naturally, for reasons we all know.

What becomes crucial is how what you are wearing next to your skin copes with all that moisture. You can get it right and perform to your optimum. Get it wrong and months of hard training may lead to disappointment and frustration. It’s down to the fabric of your vest or running top and how it’s been manufactured.

Wear a very absorbent cotton vest or t-shirt and you end up running with a garment which gradually increases in weight until it becomes a very damp, very heavy 'skirt' working its way towards your knees and probably giving you nipple rub to boot.

If the fabric is an untreated synthetic, it can mean that the body’s moisture is not sufficiently absorbed. A layer of perspiration lies trapped between you and your vest dropping gradually in temperature as you tire and become more “cold and clammy”.

The solution -FASTRAX FASTWIK fabric treated with Permalose. Permalose is a finsh to the fabric which provides tremendous benefits to the wearer - you, the runner.

  • BETTER PERSPIRATION ABSORPTION
    Your Fastrax vest/top will absorb perspiration much more readily leaving your body drier, more comfortable.
  • BETTER HANDLE
    Your Fastrax vest/top will feel softer to the touch: again you feel more comfortable.
  • LESS CLING!
    Your Fastrax vest/top with its anti-static effect will cling less. Greater levels of comfort, far less danger of chafing and that means less danger of nipple rub, burn or similar.
  • BETTER DURABILITY
    Your Fastrax vest/top will not 'grey' or dull with wearing and washing as with other fabrics. It resists creasing.
  • EASIER CARE
    Your Fastrax vest/top will wash well and dry quickly. The treated fabric resists oil and grease stains.
  • BETTER MOISTURE MANAGEMENT
    Your Fastrax vest/top with its PERMALOSE treatment means absorbed perspiration does not remain within the garment but is passed through maintaining the weight of the vest and maintaining comfort for better performance. Without this, Moisture Management capability, in hot conditions, trapped moisture may heat up leading to unnecessary fatigue and again a poorer performance. In cold conditions trapped moisture will drop in temperature leaving you cold and uncomfortable.
  • STAYS LIGHTER LONGER
    So your Fastrax vest/top with its moisture management capability means it remains true to its original weight longer and is chafe resistant.

All in all, your Fastrax vest/top with rapid moisture wickability will help regulate your body temperature and aid performance!

VEST DESIGNER

Download our PDF vest designer template. Mark up the panels and colours and send back to the address on the template. We'll do the rest!

 

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