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Process Flow Of Printing Process For 100% Cotton Fabric

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Printing is a method of wet processing technology. By the printing process; various types of decorative and attractive designs are produced on the surface of the fabric.

Process Flow Of Printing Process For 100% Cotton Fabric: Cotton printing is the most used process. The printing flow chart depends on the fiber types. Natural fiber such as- cotton, wool and silk contains various types of impurities for this reason it is required to remove the impurities before dyeing and printing process. This process is known as pre-treatment process. After printing, finishing process is carried out for improve the out looking of the printed fabric. Here, I have written about the printing process of 100% cotton.

Inspection of grey cloth

Stitching

Shearing or Cropping

Singeing

Desizing

Washing

Scouring

Bleaching

Washing

Stentering

Printing

Steaming

Washing

Calendaring

Inspection

Folding or Rolling

Packing

It is noted that, above flow chart is for non mercerized fabric. For mercerized fabric; mercerizing, neutralizing and washing is done between washing and stentering process. That means it is done after scouring and bleaching process.

So, if we want to print a cotton fabric we have to follow the above process sequence.

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