Textile printing, dyeing and finishing is a huge systematic project, involving multiple processes such as raw materials, semi-finished products, weaving, printing and dyeing, and finishing. Among them, spinning, weaving, printing and dyeing are three relatively independent industries.
Main process of spinning process: cotton cleaning, carding, combing, drawing, roving, spinning
Main process of weaving process: winding, warping, sizing, drawing-in, weaving, finishing
These are the main technological processes, and each company will have slightly different processes based on the product and its needs. The following uses cotton as an example to share the conventional cotton textile printing and dyeing process.
Cotton textile printing and dyeing process flow: blending greige fabric – sewing – singeing – cold rolling – desizing and bleaching – mercerizing – pre-setting tentering – pulp adjustment – printing (flat screen or rotary screen printing) – steaming – soaping – Finishing and shaping – Pre-shrinking – Calender – Quality inspection packaging.