New Technology of Textile Fabric Printing

Update:21 Sep 2020

We live in an era of technology. Many scenes that were […]

We live in an era of technology. Many scenes that were only visible in movies before have now become reality. Not to mention, the printed fabrics on our clothes are constantly adding technological elements. In recent years, in order to meet people's various personalized requirements for printed fabrics, a number of new fabric printing technologies have emerged, such as gold and silver powder printing, foam printing, fragrance printing, luminous printing, diamond printing, pearl printing, and color changing printing. and many more. Today, we are mainly talking about foam printing.

Foam printing refers to adding foaming material and thermoplastic resin to the printing paste. During high-temperature baking, the foaming agent expands to form a three-dimensional pattern with decals and flocking effects, and the coating is fixed on the fabric by the resin , The printing process of textile fabrics into printed fabrics.

Compared with traditional flat and three-dimensional printing, foam printing is more solid, fuller and more realistic. Foam printing is similar to artificial embroidery, soft to the touch, wear-resistant, washable, and flexible. It is widely used in tablecloths, curtains, tea towels, pillow towels, clothing, bags, socks, etc. It can be applied not only on natural fiber fabrics such as cotton, linen, silk, etc., but also on man-made fiber fabrics. But there are some shortcomings. If the foaming agent is added too much, the color fastness of the printed part will be more difficult to control. If you use oily foam, the hand feel will be slightly affected.