Digital Textile Printing: Science, Technology and Markets

  • No. of pages: 362
  • Language: English
  • Published: July 1, 2023
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780443154140


Digital Textile Printing: Science, Technology and Markets integrates the latest advances in the technology, management and design of digital textile printing. Ongoing improvements in digital technology have driven a high rate of innovation in this sector, and this book draws on the latest advances from industry and academia to bring the reader fully up-to-date.

The theoretical and practical aspects of the subject are addressed across the supply chain. In addition to the latest digital methods, the book also provides the latest advice on inks, their rheology, their affinity to different fibers, and their shelf-life. This collection also explores emerging applications in this sector, pointing the way for future developments in textile printing.

Key Features

  • Explains the basics of digital image design and data encoding
  • Provides technical details on all common types of digital printing machines
  • Addresses common barriers to the implementation of digital printing technology


Engineers in academia and industry involved in textile printing. Students on textile printing courses

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction to Digital Textile Printing
    2. Digital Printing Technology and Ink Jet Mechanisms
    3. Overview of Different Digital Textile Printing Machines
    4. Color Management and Design Software for Textiles
    5. Digital Image Design and Creation of Printed Images on Textile Fabrics
    6. Recent developments in the preparatory processes for the digital printing of textiles
    7. Colorants for Digital Printing and Their Chemistry
    8. Plasma Enhanced Inkjet Printing of Textiles
    9. Technological Barriers to Digital Printing in Textiles: A Study
    10. Quality of Digital Textile Printing
    11. Markets for Digitally Printed Textiles
    12. Emerging market trends: The cultural designs printed with digital printing technology: Overview of Ajrak design
    13. Digital Textile Printing Innovations and the Future

Available to Pre-Order Published  July 1, 2023