Improving fabric printing with Yamada AODD pumps
With the switch-over to AODD pump, Royal Classic Mills could get smooth printing, easier pump handling and less AMC. Uniform transfer of colours is critical to ensure excellent printing evenness. That’s where the colour paste pumps come in. However, the conventional process using gear pumps for colour transfer is beset with numerous problems including frequent pump breakdowns.
Jeanologia's new Laser PRO raises speed by 30%
Jeanologia has launched a new generation of Laser PRO, which increases the speed of laser up to 30 per cent and allows precise control of production and costs in time real. Jeanologia has recently launched the Laser Pro, which increases the speed of the laser up to 30 per cent and the production capacity of jeans. The Spanish company, leader in the development of integral and sustainable solutions for the finishing of denim, presented its new generation of laser at ITMA ASIA, the most important international trade fair of textile machinery in the sector that allows the automation processes and the reduction of costs of manufacturing.
Alternative fibres role stressed
Today, there are many alternatives to cotton and viscose fibres like milk fibre, soyabean fibre, bamboo fibre and pineapple fibre and China is far ahead than India in developing alternative sustainable fibres for textile uses, said Dr NN Mahapatra, President of Ahmedabad-based Colorant Ltd, while delivering the GM Nabar endowment lecture recently at the Department of Fibres and Textile Processing Technology, Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), Mumbai.
The changing face of textile printing
With the advent of inkjet printers and wide applications of inkjet printing in various areas, printing on fabrics also developed. It is a change from conventional method of screen printing - flat bed and roto. Digital printing offers distinct benefits of being able to print attractive design, complex designs, printing in short runs (smaller batch size), easy sampling, and capability of printing anything that you see on a computer screen. It has infused new energy into printing ideas and garment fashion. In a way, it is revolutionary!
CMT, Bruckner partnership for knits finishing knowhow
Compagnie Mauricienne de Textile Ltée (CMT) is one of the leading garment manufacturers in the world. Headquartered in Mauritius with design and marketing offices in the UK and France, CMT is specialised in fast-fashion jersey-wear for high-street retailers in Europe and the US.
Huntsman bags DMAI awards
The Textile Effects division of Huntsman Corporation has been selected as the overall winner in the 2016 Dyestuff Manufacturers’ Association of India Awards (DMAI) 2016 for recognition of “Excellent Performance in Exports of Dyestuffs by Large Scale unit”. Huntsman Textile Effects also won the category for “Excellent Performance in Safety & Hazards Control by a Large Scale unit”. The awards recognize the outstanding contribution of Huntsman Textile Effects in supporting environment, health and safety and sustainability for the textile industry.
Dongheng-SPGPrints tie-up for high-volume digital textile printing
SPGPrints announces the sale of a six-colour PIKE® digital textile printer to the Dongheng Group, in Changzhou, Jiangsu province (near Shanghai), China. DHG wanted to expand its digital capabilities for a variety of reasons. First, it needed to offer greater service flexibility, meeting customer demands for both high-quality, short runs and faster lead-times.
ColorJet introduces green digital fabric printing
ColorJet Group, the largest manufacturer of digital inkjet printers in India, which participated in the Knit Show held recently at Tirupur in Tamil Nadu introduced its direct to fabric digital printing machines using water based pigment inks aimed at green digital printing. ColorJet showcased samples printed on its best-selling direct to fabric digital printing machines; the METRO and VASTRAJET, which use the groundbreaking and environmentally friendly, water based pigment inks.