17 August 2011

Digital Textile Printing Webinar, Auckland, 26 August

For those of you interested in print via digital, or in textile printing:
There is a free 'webinar' about Digital Textile Printing
 at 12.30 – 1.45pm on Friday 26 August 
AUT University, Lecture Theatre WB 327, Wellesley St, Auckland City

Debra Laraman & Donna Dinsdale, BOP Polytechnic.

Digitally printed silk dresses, 2007
Photo showcased on http://www.tdl.aut.ac.nz/

In this presentation, which is co-presented by Kerry King of (TC)², issues such as 
pre-treatment, substrate, ink set, steam quality and after-washing 
will be reviewed as to their influence on the final product. 
The latest advances in hardware and ink chemistry 
for digital textile printing applications will also be discussed. 

The presentation will highlight the emergence of digital printing 
as a tool within the textile production arena. 
Challenges and opportunities related to printer speed, quality and colour 
will be addressed as well as special applications 
including grand format and direct to garment printing.

There is also another 'webinar' on Friday 2 September
discussing the applications growing opportunities in the digital print area.
The discussion will also highlight challenges and strategies
for linking digital sampling to printed textile production.
Free admission. To register, please email peter.heslop@aut.ac.nz 

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