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Rp Uma Jerripotula Presentation 09

  1. 1. Uma Jerripotula Digital Textile Fabric
  2. 2. <ul><li>The digital fabrics printing technology is existed since last decade, it emerged after 1994. It is a skill that prints the designs on fabric, immediately from your computer, without extra efforts just like printing and designing a paper. Digital textile printing is a flexible tool and a key acceptable to the vision of mass customization. It permits the user to evade the screen making process, offering the chance for quick changes to color or design elements prior to printing. </li></ul>Digital fabric/Textile Printing
  3. 3. What Types of digital fabric printing technologies? <ul><li>DOD Ink jet fabric printing method </li></ul><ul><li>Piezoelectric DOD ink jet fabric printing method </li></ul><ul><li>Electrostatic Sublimation Transfer Printing </li></ul><ul><li>Direct ink jet transfer method </li></ul><ul><li>Continuous ink jet fabric printing method </li></ul>
  4. 4. What type of digital textile printing technology? <ul><li>Unlike any traditional textile printing technology, the main benefit of digital fabric printing is in its process color application with its latest printers, software applications. Photographic and tonal graphics shaped millions of colors with Photoshop and can be printed on fabric according to the color combination requirement. Wider color scope and finer printing quality are available with the latest development of inks, color management software </li></ul>
  5. 5. Historical review in textile printing <ul><li>Textile printing is a method by which fabrics are printed in various colors, arts and designs. It is a very old art developed and created on fabrics in Egypt during 5000 B.C. Fabrics also found printed in Greek during 4th century. B.C, also it is noted that printing blocks were sourced from India in 5th century. B.C. During that time, France acknowledged as popular center of this type of cloth production and printing. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Digital Printing Advantages <ul><li>design achieved with greater flexibility, without the limitation of on repeat size, colors, engineered designs and gets outstanding depiction of continuous tone (photographic) images </li></ul><ul><li>The digital printing equipment not requires much infrastructure and it is comparatively available in less cost </li></ul><ul><li>Drastically trim down time to market the products </li></ul><ul><li>It also decrease the use of water, dyes & solutions hence acts as an environmentally friendly tool </li></ul>
  7. 7. What type of digital textile printing technology in present market? <ul><li>For digital textile printing technology, there are three types of demands exists in market, which are sampling, strike-off, and mass customization. </li></ul><ul><li>  400 Companies Manufacture 80% of all apparel </li></ul>
  8. 8. Software application in digital fabric printing <ul><li>For digital fabric printing Color management Systems (CMS, Calibration), Raster Image Processor (RIP), printer driver software, design lay out software (CAD), etc are widely used. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Latest digital inks <ul><li>Today most fabric printers or manufacturers uses reactive & acids in various colors, dispersed inks, finishing inks for light, color, pigments etc. Ink specialist such as Cuba Specialty Chemicals, Dupont, Daystar (BASF), CHT, Lyon, Brookline, ECS and Kimberly Clark have developed digital form of conventional dyes such as reactive, acid, disperse and pigment. These inks permit printers to make prints on their specific type of fabrics. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Textile Printing Trends <ul><li>The world wide trends: Decline in US print production, there seems growth of Asian print production and decreasing production run lengths, demand for greater design variety, demand for shorter production cycles and demand for reduced inventory risk. </li></ul><ul><li>Cotton is the most frequently printed material (48% of printing production), followed by cotton/polyester blends (19%), polyester (15%), and viscose (13%). From a worldwide viewpoint, other material (e.g. polyamide, polyacrylic, wool and silk) involve with a little part. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Prospecting Market <ul><li>There are a range of new textile industry products you can print with digital printing, which covers wall covering, Info-banners, car covers, artworks, and flags and including museums, galleries, and exhibitors for multi disciplinary products, used in printing of education system or related products and there are many prospects for both direct and transfer digital printing e.g. for printing mouse pads (new fabric surfaces and base materials), apparel prototyping for spot color, linking prototyping to production, and digitally-generated screens etc </li></ul>
  12. 12. Website Links http://www. advdigitaltextiles .com/advantages_ ofDigitalPrinting .html http://www. printtex .com/machinery. htm http://www. digifab .com/ http://www.first2print.com/