The current digital printing technology is good. Compared with traditional printing, the advantages of digital printing are obvious. For example, the performance is more obvious, without plate making and printing speed. Traditional printing requires plate making, so the cost of early proofing will be relatively high, so the number of orders is also higher than that for higher orders. Digital printing does not have these problems, but at present, under the overwhelming development trend, digital printing has encountered a bottleneck, that is, the problem of penetration.
Therefore, the penetration of digital printing can effectively solve the three major problems of yarn turnover, white, positive and negative difference.
Turn over the yarn, that is, whitening. Slightly rubbing the cloth in the opposite direction will cause whitening, especially for some plush textiles. Some clothes made by heat transfer printing will not show white needle holes when they are scratched by external forces, which has significantly improved the aesthetic feeling and product quality.
In fact, it means that ordinary printing can be touched or pulled by hand in reverse direction. When the cloth is pulled, it will expose the white background that has not been printed with color inside. The penetration heat transfer has super penetration ability, which can penetrate the inside of the cloth for printing and dyeing. The ink has been penetrated into the inside of the cloth. Even if the cloth is pulled by force, there will be no white cloth exposed, thus solving the problem of exposure.
In recent years, digital printing has become a hot topic in the textile printing and dyeing industry. As a new printing production mode, digital printing machine has been regarded as the main production force by more and more printing processing enterprises after decades of local development. Why is digital printing so popular in the industry? I’ll break it down for you today.
With the improvement of global environmental awareness and environmental protection requirements of various countries, the traditional textile printing process with high pollution and high energy consumption is facing a huge crisis, and its market space is gradually shrinking. At the same time, digital printing technology has become increasingly prominent in the market with its environmental advantages of effectively reducing energy consumption and pollution in the production process. Therefore, compared with many difficulties of traditional printing and dyeing, digital printing in line with the trend of green environmental protection and the requirements of sustainable development may usher in a golden age of development and become a “threat” that cannot be ignored by traditional printing.
As an important part of the printing and dyeing industry, printing and dyeing must also walk in the front of the industry, based on the basic concept of environmental protection, the use of innovative technology to achieve sustainable development of enterprises. The emergence of digital printing provides conditions for the green production of printing.
As a new printing method, digital printing is widely welcomed by the industry because of its high efficiency, low proofing cost, good printing effect and less pollution. And there are many benefits.
01 Bright colors and clear patterns
High printing precision, rich color, natural transition, clear pattern.
2002 Personalized customization
Do not need plate, batch flexible, not restricted by patterns. Image can be modified at will, not only can achieve single production, but also can achieve mass production, fast delivery.
03 Environmental protection and pollution-free
Low energy consumption, low pollution, low noise. In the whole printing process, there is no waste water, low noise, is a real pollution-free production technology.
Low production cost
The entire production process can only rely on a computer. One person can manage multiple machines at the same time, saving labor costs; Small footprint, saving space cost.
With the continuous development of computer technology, digital printing technology is a new high-tech product integrating machinery, computer, electronics and information technology. It first appeared in the mid-1990s. The emergence and continuous improvement of this technology has brought new concepts to the textile printing and dyeing industry. Its advanced production principle and means of production to the textile printing and dyeing industry has brought unprecedented development opportunities.
In short, digital printing is to enter patterns and designs into a computer in digital form, edit and process them through the computer printing Separation and Drafting system (CAD), and then spray the special dye solution directly on the textile to form the desired pattern. The promotion and application of digital printing technology will have a significant impact on the development of China’s textile industry in the 21st century, which is shown as follows:
1. Promote the production mode and business model of enterprises.
For a long time, due to the limitations of traditional technology, the production of printed products must reach a certain scale and quantity to benefit enterprises. With the development of economy, the market demand is more and more diversified and personalized. With the emergence of digital printing technology, the problems that have long plagued enterprises have been solved. It used to take days or even tens of days for a product to go from design to delivery. Now the customer has selected the pattern and fabric, the finished product can be delivered within 1-2 hours, which can better meet the personalized needs of consumers for wearing or decoration. It IS expected THAT ZI Century’s digital technology will be combined with network technology at the fastest speed to achieve a fully personalized, one-to-one customized business model
2. It will maximize people’s personalized needs and improve people’s quality of life.
For textile designers, it is an excellent tool to give full play to their personal creativity, allowing them to give full play to their creative talent and turn the most ideal work into a real finished product. Digital printing is rich in color. It can print 16.7 million colors, using four colors plus spot colors. For the majority of consumers, from home decoration to clothing, travel supplies can be personalized design according to personal preferences. In this sense, the emergence of a new technology will also drive a new market and stimulate a new round of consumer demand.
3. Digital printing will directly promote the development of “green textiles” and “green manufacturing”.
Because digital printing is the dye solution directly into the special box, according to the need to spray on the fabric, neither waste, nor waste water pollution. It eliminates the dye solution discharged from the printing press when the sizing room is cleaned, making the printing process pollution-free. The film was also omitted. Silk screen, silver pipe and other materials consumption. Not only reduce the burden of enterprises, but also meet the requirements of environmental protection.
The characteristics of digital printing technology
The production process of digital printing is simply a variety of digital patterns produced and processed by various digital means such as scanning, digital photos, images or computers, which are input into the computer and then processed by the computer color separation printing system. Then, various special dyes (active, dispersed, acidic master coatings) are sprayed directly onto various fabrics or other media through the printing system of dedicated RIP software before processing. To obtain a variety of high precision printing products required by various textile fabrics, compared with the traditional printing and dyeing process, has the following advantages:
1. The production process of digital printing greatly shortens the original process route, improves the order receiving speed, and greatly reduces the proofing cost.
Because the production process of digital printing gets rid of the traditional printing process of color separation, wire drawing, production, net making and so on, the production time is greatly shortened. This pattern can be accepted by all kinds of advanced means, such as CD and E-mail. Generally, the proofing time is less than one working day, while the traditional proofing period is about one week. In addition, due to the simplification of the process, the cost of proofing is greatly reduced. Under the law of market competition that time is money and efficiency is life, the shortening of proofing cycle and the reduction of proofing cost undoubtedly bring more market opportunities to enterprises.
2. The principle of digital printing technology enables its products to break through the limitations of traditional production on color and color length, which can make the textile fabric achieve the printing effect of high-end printing.
Due to the digital printing technology can be used in a digital design, through the computer color measurement, color matching and spray printing, color digital printing products can reach 16.7 million in theory, break through the traditional textile printing design color limits, especially in the color gradient, moire pattern of high precision printing, digital printing has incomparable advantages in technology. In addition, the pattern of traditional printing is often limited by the length of “floral back”, while the concept of “floral back” cannot exist in the process of digital printing, which greatly expands the space of textile pattern design and improves the grade of products.
3. Digital printing production has really realized the production process of small batch and rapid reaction, and the production batch is not limited.
Because the digital printing production process is completely computerized and digital production, the production flexibility is greatly improved. Some products can even be delivered the same day, which is immediately desirable. In addition, due to the application of computer technology, printing a series of patterns with the same pattern and different colors, as well as designers’ continuous modification of the pattern color in the production process, has become a major technical advantage different from traditional printing production.
4 high precision printing process, without water and color paste.
The use of dyes in the inkjet printing process is “distributed on demand” by the computer, so there is no waste of dyes and chemicals, and no waste water is produced in the inkjet printing process. Computer-controlled ink-jet printing process does not produce noise, no pollution in the inkjet printing process, implement the green production technology, production of textile printing from the past production process of high energy consumption, high pollution, high noise, realized the low energy consumption of pollution-free production process bring the revolution to the production of textile printing and dyeing.