Various types of printing techniques
Textile manufacturing is considered to be a very large scale industry. Conversion of fiber into yarn, then yarn into fabric, and then fabric into textiles. These are the basic processes that are to be followed in the manufacturing of textiles.
Once when the manufacturing of raw cloth i.e plain cloth without any formatting is done, the next process is to impose colors and designs on those raw clothes. Design in a cloth is nothing but applying various colors in various pattern.
Textile printing is classified into many types, they are,
· Hand block printing,
· Roller printing,
· Stencil printing,
· Perrotine printing,
· Engraved printing,
· Digital textile printing.
Textile printing was introduced by a French refugee in 1676. The quality of printing on a cloth depends on the printing technique and materials used for preparing printing paste. Colors are reduced in their shade by adding more of printing paste. Straining all colors before printing make them free from lumps, fine sand, dust particles, etc.
Among all printing types, screen printing was most widely used one. This printing technique exists in two types; they are Rotary screen printing and Flat screen printing. This type of printing is nothing but, a blade squeezes the printing paste through the openings in the screen directly onto the targeted clothes. Screen is a soft, flat material which is designed with wholes that accurately impose the design onto the fabric.
It was digital printing which also been widely used technique. Digital printing was referred as direct garment printing (DTG printing). In simple words it can be defined as modified Inject technology. Inject printing was also possible and works well on fabrics. An acid ink is being used to print designs onto Nylon and silk. Reactive ink is used for cellulose based fibers, like cotton and linen.
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