HUEC 2040-CH. 23 OUTLINE

HUEC 2040-CH. 23 OUTLINE - CHAPTER 23TEXTILE PRINTING &...

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CHAPTER 23-TEXTILE PRINTING & DESIGN - Printing— same design reliably repeated many times - In general, printing is cheaper way of creating designs on fabric than weaving/knitting w/diff  colored yarns - Method— can refer to: colorant used, machinery used, OR means of achieving certain design COLORANTS USED IN PRINTING: BASIC PRINCIPLES - o Probably acct. for 50% or more of print mkt. - Whether dye OR pigment used, color applied as thickened paste o rheology ) more like mayo than honey—allows paste to be spread easily onto fabric BUT  limits wicking of color once printed to maintain sharp outline - black) as small dots directly on substrate o o Colors don’t mix reliably on textiles (except w/ink jet) so dyes/pigments must be applied to  textiles as premixed spot colors - Printing with Dyes: Wet Printing o o fibers) Important that removed dye not “backstain” unprinted OR pale colored areas of fabric o o o Vat dyes used where best fastness required—especially fastness to light
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o Little printing done with direct OR sulfur dyes o Azoic dyes for brilliant reds o Polyester dress goods commonly printed using disperse dyes o o Cellulose/poly blends wet-printed w/ combo of reactive & disperse dyes - Printing with Pigments o o use of thickener that is effective @ low amts.  avoids any need to wash it out of print o Earned lg. pt of overall printing mkt. o
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HUEC 2040-CH. 23 OUTLINE - CHAPTER 23TEXTILE PRINTING &...

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