In fact, transfer printing is one of the textile printi […]
In fact, transfer printing is one of the textile printing methods, which originated in 1960s, and is mainly used for printing clothing and some chemical fiber knitwear in daily life. The transfer printing fabric has the advantages of light and sun resistance, washing resistance, good color fastness, strong layering and rich colors, and is an ideal choice for clothing, decoration, umbrellas, tents, bags and shoes.
Transfer printing is to print dye pigment on transfer printing paper first, and then transfer the dye in the pattern to the textile by heat treatment during transfer printing, and fix it to form a pattern. The most widely used transfer printing method is the dry transfer of disperse dyes on synthetic fiber fabrics.
Advantages of transfer printing:
(1) transfer paper can be stored for a long time without deterioration, and can be transferred and printed at any time as required, with strong adaptability and short production cycle.
(2) Transfer printing by thermal transfer method does not need post-treatment, so there is no environmental pollution.
(3) The patterns are rich and colorful, with rich layers and strong expressive ability of patterns, which can print photographic patterns and geometric patterns with vivid patterns and high artistry.
(4) The process and production equipment are simple, and the training of operators is convenient.