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Special printing methods

Teachers in charge

prof. dr. sc. Martinia Ira Glogar


Ivana Čorak, mag. ing. techn. text., asistent

Course Code


Study, Module

Textile Technology and Engineering - undergraduate, Module Textile Chemistry, Materials and Ecology



Knowledge verification

preliminary exam

Lecture type

lectures, practice

Exercise type

laboratory practice

Subject content

Special methods of printing from fashion and economy points of wiew. Oxidative and photo developing printing (aniline black, leucoester dyestuff). Indigo dyestuff printing. Reserve printing, batik, ""Africa printing"". Flock printing (classic and computer process). Melange printing. Special printing processes; crimp effect, ""Orbis"", transparent-pergamentlike printouts, ""Devore"", metal dust printing. Combined printing. Digital printing.

Aim of course

Special methods of printing primarely have a goal of achieving special effects and therefore are most used when low number parties are being produced. Material of special appearance assures economical balance and gives designers liberty in expression.

Literature necessary for course

J. Storey; Textile Printing, Thames and Hudson, New York 1992. Đ. Parac-Osterman; Special Methods of Printing, Mimeographed notes, TTF, Zagreb 2003.

Supplement literature

L. Miles; Textile Printing, Merrow Publishing Co. Watford 1971.

Special printing methods

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