StudyTextile PrintingWet Processing

Introduction to Textile Printing

Story Highlights
  • Definition
  • Printing Elements
  • Steps of Textile Printing


Textile Printing is the localized or discontinuous application of dyes or pigments to produce various designs or motifs on the fabric. Printing is done on fabric in dry condition.

To print design on fabric we certainly need some elements.

Printing Elements:

  • Dyes of Pigments
  • Wetting agent
  • Thickener
  • Defoaming agent
  • Dispersing agents
  • Oxidizing and Reducing agents
  • Catalyst and oxygen career
  • Acid and alkalis
  • Swelling agent

Steps of Textile Printing:

  1. Grey Cloth
  2. Brushing and shearing
  3. Singeing
  4. Scouring
  5. Bleaching
  6. Mercerising
  7. Preparation of priting paste
  8. Printing
  9. Drying
  10. Steaming(100-102C for 15 mins)
  11. After Treatment


Nahid H Neer

Nahid H Neer is a versatile professional with a diverse skill set and a passion for entrepreneurship. With an engineering degree focused on textile engineering from Bangladesh University of Textiles, Nahid has gained valuable experience in the textile industry. As the founder of and a merchandiser at Echotex Limited, Nahid has demonstrated key interest in the Textile sector.

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