discharge printing

discharge printing

[′dis‚chärj ‚print·iŋ]
(graphic arts)
A method of printing in which an electric discharge is shaped to produce characters.
(textiles)
Using bleaching chemicals on a previously dyed fabric to remove the dye and thus imprint a pattern.
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Its capabilities include reactive, pigment, resist and discharge printing.
Matsui Shikiso has developed a discharge printing technique for use on denim fabrics dyed with indigo or sulphur dyes while Sun Chemical has patented a system for simplifying the transmission of colour data electronically--thereby helping to avoid misunderstandings and disputes in garment production.
Discharge printing method for fabrics dyed with indigo or sulphur dyes

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