Flow Chart of Printing Process With Basic Dyes

Jute Fabric Printing

Jute is a natural bast fiber. When this fiber is spun to produce jute yarn,. However, various types of jute fabrics are made from jute yarn. We know that jute fabrics are of three types: sacking, hessian, and C.B.C. Jute fabrics are coarser than cotton or other fabrics. For this reason, its uses are not as wide as compared to cotton or other fabrics. For this reason, different types of attributes are added to jute fabric to make it user-friendly. Today’s jute dyeing and jute printing have also become popular with manufacturers.

The printed jute product that is presented here is produced by Star Jute Mills Limited, which is also an enterprise of Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation. They also produced all types of sacking and Hessian jute products, which maintain international quality standards.

Jute printing basically the process of producing different types of attractive designs for jute fabric. I have described the printing classification. Additionally, block printing is popular for jute fabric printing throughout the entire printing process.

Printing Process With Basic Dyes
Flow Chart of Printing Process With Basic Dyes

Materials for Jute Fabric Printing

During jute fabric printing, the following materials are used:

  • Basic dyes
  • Acetic acid
  • Starch
  • Water
  • Block
  • Soft surface
  • Jute fabric

We know that basic dyes are usually hydrochlorides or salts of organic bases. Basic dyes are insoluble in water, but they can be soluble in alcohol or methylated spirits. Its fastness properties are average to good. This is cheap in price and available in the market.

Basic dyes printing recipe

Jute fabrics are printed with basic dyes. Basic dye printing is carried out in an acidic medium. Jute printing can be run using the following recipe:

  • Basic dyes: 30 g/kg
  • Acetic acid: 50 g/kg
  • Thickeners (Starch 10%): 700 g/kg
  • Water (+/-): 220 g/kg

This is a sample recipe, but this amount could be changed. Anyhow, this recipe is calculated to making 1 kg of print paste.

Printing Process With Basic Dyes

Basic dye printing is carried out in the following sequence:

Fabric pre-treatment

Printing (Block)



After treatment

This is the basic process flow chart for jute printing with basic dyes. During the printing process, different precautions are taken to avoid printing faults. Before starting printing, we should make a printing paste with a standard recipe. The block should be placed in the right place. For multiple-color printing, we have to print one by one on a specific block. The printing place should be soft. After printing; steaming should be done to fix the dyes uniformly. Stemming also increases the stability of the printing paste. Drying is a must after printing. Sometimes, after treatment is carried out,.

So, print your jute product with basic dyes and make different types of attractive designs to attract the buyer.

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