Printing Science

August 15, 2019
Hong Kong

This workshop covers the key components for textile print development as well as new and/or improved developments in the major textile printing techniques. Course work covers the basics in formulation, means of application, and special printing techniques. In-depth discussions will offer insight into flat screen printing, rotary screen printing, digital printing, and specialty print application.  Upgrades in rotary, digital, t-shirt printing, printing chemistries and colorants are highlighted.

Please email if interested in attending this workshop. Registration for international workshops is not available through the CottonWorks™ website.

Topics Covered

  • Acquire technical knowledge of printing techniques.
  • Receive first-class instruction from industry professionals.
  • Meet peers from other companies with similar responsibilities and interests.

Why Attend

  • The key factors which impact the ultimate quality of the printed products.
  • Chemistry used in print preparation.
  • Popular colorants used in printing.
  • Neon colorants.
  • Mechanical aspects of conventional printing.
  • New developments in the printing machinery and the printing processes.
  • Digital printing with an update of new digital printing equipment.
  • Updates in t-shirt printing and a short review of modern garment printing including D2G.
  • Key properties of newer printing techniques such as Cool-Trans printing.
  • Discussions on the environmental footprint of textile printing.


This is an intermediate level workshop. Knowledge of basic dyeing and printing techniques is recommended.