Properties of Dyes Used in Clothing Printing

The dyes we use for clothing printing play an important role in the textile industry. The properties of dyes vary depending on the type of print, the type of fabric, and the color variety of the print to be made. With change, paints also change in quality.

In the selection of the dye used in clothing printing, it is very important to measure the color and durability of the dye, especially when the fabric is applied. In other words, the more durable paint is chosen, the longer the print will be available for use. The fact that the colors of the clothes do not fade as they are washed and that they resist fading are completely proportional to the quality of the paint used. However, it is preferred that the colors of the clothes are vivid and bright. It is important that the dyes applied on the fabric effectively reflect their colors.

It is very important that the dyes used adhere to the texture of the fabric in accordance with the texture and do not adversely affect the softness or texture properties of the fabric. As quality fabric, appropriate dyes should be preferred, we have been paying special attention to the use of environmentally friendly paints in recent years, we use paints that do not contain harmful chemicals and harm the environment.

DTF transfer process is the printing method that is most suitable for dye use. Paint selection is very important, especially in DTF transfer. The paint must be durable so that the colors do not fade when exposed to sunlight. As a film, we pay attention to the paint quality in DTF transfer and all other printing processes. We make sure that the colors do not fade in contact with the additives and stain removers. And the main ingredient of this attention is entirely the selected paint. In order to maintain the color vibrancy of the fabric, it is important that the dyes are flexible and compatible with the fabric. A completely flexible method is used in DTF transfer application.

Paint Selection According to Printing Techniques

The dyes used in clothing printing should be specially selected according to the printing methods, care is taken to use different dyes in different techniques such as screen printing, digital printing, transfer, printing, DTP transfer. For this reason, as a company that will print clothes and people who will make applications, we are careful to know the properties of the dyes to be used and to choose these places that suit the needs of the customers.

Screen Printing and Dye Selection

 Screen printing is a traditional printing technique with a long history. This method allows the dye to be transferred to the fabric using a mold or stencil. The choice of dye for screen printing may vary depending on the type of fabric and the desired result. Generally, water-based or plastisol paints are preferred. Water-based paints offer environmentally friendly options, while plastisol paints provide vibrant colors and durability.

Digital Printing and Ink Selection

Digital printing is a method of printing directly onto fabric using a computer-controlled printer. This technique makes it easier to print complex patterns and high-resolution graphics. Ink inks are commonly used for digital printing. Various types of inks are available for textile digital printing, such as acetate or reactive inks. The type of fabric is influential in the choice of ink to determine the final look and quality of the print.

DTF Transfer Printing and Dye Selection

 DTF transfer printing is a method that has become increasingly popular in recent years. In this technique, the print design is transferred to the fabric using a special film. For DTF transfer printing, thermal transfer inks are used. These inks affect the quality and durability of the print. Reactive or sublimation inks may be preferred depending on the fabric type and transfer process.

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