Question? Leave a message!




Innovative Digital Textile Printing Applications

Innovative Digital Textile Printing Applications 2
JuliyaMadenta Profile Pic
JuliyaMadenta,Philippines,Researcher
Published Date:15-07-2017
Website URL
Comment
Innovative Digital Textile Printing Applications – A Contribution to Sustainability and CustomizationInnovative Digital Textile Printing Applications – A Contribution to Sustainability and Customization M. Korger, D. Güntzel, M. Lutz, C. Steinem, M. Ernst, M. Rabe Research Institute for Textile and Clothing (FTB), Hochschule NiederrheinContent I. Digital Textile Printing Market – Facts and Figures • Comparison to Traditional Textile Printing Market • Advantages of Digital Textile Printing II. Digital Textile Printing Center at FTB III. Research Projects in Digital Textile Printing 1. Process Chain Digitalization in Clothing Industry 2. Hotmelt Printing for Textile Application Fields 3. 3D printing (Additive Manufacturing)Traditional and Digital Textile Printing – Global View Digital Textile Printing (DTP) Traditional Textile Printing 300 Mio. m² (2011) 28,000 Mio. m² (2011) Annual Growth: 22 % Annual Growth: 2.5 % since 2010 Digital Figures exclude Seiren Japan, DTG (Garment Printing), New Grand Format Signage, Carpets/Tiles (source: Provost, J., Conference sheds light on digital market growth, Digital Textile, 2, 2012, 39-40) Traditional vs. Digital Textile Printing Eco Efficiency Fingerprints – Radar Chart Saving / Reduction of … Saving of ressources  Water  Energy  Chemicals ► Less costs ► Less timeEcological and Economical Aspects A) Reactive Print after 1-2 kg/kg 10-15 l/kg traditional printing Print Dry Steam Wash Dry 10 min 102 ºC B) Pigment Print  Waterless fixation  Versatility (print on different substrates) Print Dry Cure 5 min 150 ºCContent I. Digital Textile Printing Market – Facts and Figures • Comparison to Traditional Textile Printing Market • Advantages of Digital Textile Printing II. Digital Textile Printing Center at FTB III. Research Projects in Digital Textile Printing 1. Process Chain Digitalization in Clothing Industry 2. Hotmelt Printing for Textile Application Fields 3. 3D printing (Additive Manufacturing)JP5 evo Modern Inkjet Technology (MS PRINTING SOLUTIONS SRL) Printing Application Fields Inks Reactive, Antelos® R-KY (Solunaris) Fiber Types Celulosic, Cotton, SilkB-STeaM Steamer (SETeMa B.V.)Breeze 921 T-Shirt Printer (Kornit Digital Europe GmbH) Printing Application Fields TM Inks Waterbased Pigments (NeoPigment ) Fiber Types All Fiber Types PossiblePiXDRO LP50 Hotmelt R&D Printer (Roth & Rau B.V.) Printing Application Fields TM Inks Hotmelt, TonerPearls CMYK (Océ) Fiber Types All Fiber Types PossibleContent I. Digital Textile Printing Market – Facts and Figures • Comparison to Traditional Textile Printing Market • Advantages of Digital Textile Printing II. Digital Textile Printing Center at FTB III. Research Projects in Digital Textile Printing 1. Process Chain Digitalization in Clothing Industry 2. Hotmelt Printing for Textile Application Fields 3. 3D printing (Additive Manufacturing)Digitalization of Textile Chain → Acceleration of fashion cycles → Quick changing designs → Low volume printing ZIM-Project (2013-2015) “Development of an innovative digital printing unit for total process chain digitalization of clothing production covering natural fibers” Prof. Dr. Michael Ernst, Dorothee Güntzel Partner Fashion and ClothingDigital Workflow Combination of Clothing and Textile Industry Design Digital Printing Pretreatment Design Pattern Selection of Development Development Fabrics Profiling Digital Printing Color Management Combination Design and Pattern Design Prints Aftertreatment 3D-Visualization Steaming 3D-Software Washing ManufacturingDesign and Pattern Combination Visual bodyshaping → Applying visual perception rules into the design pattern background arrangement coloring shading scattered pattern silhouette tapering at the waist 15Controllability of Whole Digital Printing Process Fabric selection (woven and knitted fabrics) • Different surfaces (light reflection) • Different color effects → Color management/print profiles 50 40 30 20 Fabric 2 Fabric 3 Fabric 1 10 Fabric 1 (C1) = CO voile, fine (100 % CO) plain weave Fabric 2 (C2) = CV/EA single Jersey (96 % CV / 4 % EA) knitted fabric 0 Fabric 3 (C3) = CO satin, fine (100 % CO) atlas weave wavelength reflectance / %Content I. Digital Textile Printing Market – Facts and Figures • Comparison to Traditional Textile Printing Market • Advantages of Digital Textile Printing II. Digital Textile Printing Center at FTB III. Research Projects in Digital Textile Printing 1. Process Chain Digitalization in Clothing Industry 2. Hotmelt Printing for Textile Application Fields 3. 3D printing (Additive Manufacturing)SITex-Print – A New Textile Printing Technology? Project (2012-2015) SITex-Print – Solid Inks for Textile Printing Partners Printing Technology Inkjet Printing Technical Textiles Inks Fashion / Decoration Signage / Advertising / Automotive → Development of a sustainable hotmelt printing technology for textiles: Waterless VOC- and O -free 3 HSE friendly Pre- Drying/ Print Washing treatment FixationSITex-Print – Project Overview Printing Technology Solid Out (SO) Solid In (SI) TM TonerPearls → Evaluation of different application fields (soft signage, home textiles, automotive, fashion) → Investigation and improvement • Ink adhesion (washing, rubbing) • Color fastness (light) SITex-Print – Project Results and Outlook  Unique contour sharpness on entire textile media range  Addressed applications could be soft signage and interior decoration → Textile displays, banners, flags, wallpapers (monthly change) Individual interior design Roller blinds ® (PES Mediatex Presto)