Process Flow Of Pigment Printing On Cotton fabric | Binding System

Pigments are mainly synthetic organic materials. It has no affinity to the fabric. For this reason, binder is used for making film on the pigment surface. A 3-dimensional cross linking is produced between fiber and pigment. After drying, curing is done at 150 – 180 degree Celsius for fixing the pigments on the fabric surface. Pigment printing is cheaper than other printing process.

Here, I have given a sequence of pigment printing on the cotton fabric.

Recipe: This is a sample printing recipe. It can be change depending on the color depth.





Sequence of Pigment Printing: Pigment printing is carried out as the following way.


Fabric Pre-treatment

Table preparation

Fabric plaited on the table

Pigment printing paste apply with the help of screen

Curing at 160ºc (belt speed 6.50 m/min)



Pigment printing process is interesting one. So, print your knit or woven fabrics with pigments and enjoy wearing a pigment printed T-Shirt or Polo-Shirt.

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