Process control in printing of textiles

S.M. Shang,     The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China


This chapter introduces the general printing technology for printing cotton, polyester, nylon, and blend fabrics with respect to dyes (reactive, disperse, acid, etc.) and pigments applications, printing methods (direct, discharge and resist, and heat transfer) and printing machines (roller, heat transfer, flat-screen, rotary-screen and inkjet). The corresponding printing processes and the process controls are discussed in detail.

Key words

printing applications of dyes and pigments

printing methods

printing machines

printing process control

14.1 Introduction

Textile printing is considered as a controlled process to dye fabric ...

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