As we all know, CJ POD is in the clothing customization industry. It mainly provides pattern customization services for group clothing, sports clothing, class clothing, parent-child clothing, couple clothing, personalized clothing, etc. The minimum order for one piece is mainly for 1- Small batches of 200 pieces for customized orders. Relying on the vigorous development of e-commerce, the clothing customization industry is gradually becoming more formalized and intelligent, and the market caliber is also expanding.
At present, in the production workshop of CJ POD, there are mainly eight kinds of printing processes, two of which are unique printing processes of print on demand manufacturer, which are heat transfer and film processes.
The advantages of heat transfer are light resistance, water resistance, strong color fastness, and can be exposed to the sun for a long time without deformation or discoloration. It has very rich color expressiveness and can be used for character pictures, small text, Letters, corporate LOGO and other high-definition, complex patterns.
Film technology, any color can be realized, the color is bright, the pattern has high elasticity, can be stretched, the hand feels soft, the surface is smooth, usually the pattern is made of less than 3 colors, like some special effect patterns, such as bronzing, silver stamping and other metallic effects Patterns, as well as special patterns such as luminous, reflective, flashing, etc., are all made by film technology.
The other six are common processes in the clothing customization industry, namely water slurry process, digital process, embroidery process, direct injection process, weak solvent process and sublimation process.
Water slurry technology, good air permeability, the pattern printed on the clothes will not feel gelatinous, its working principle is similar to dyeing, the difference is to 'dye' a certain area of the fabric into the color required by the flower position, Moreover, the color fastness of the flower position is very good, the color can be controlled, and fluorescent color patterns can be made. The limitation of water slurry printing is that it cannot be applied to all dark fabrics that exceed the printing color, and it can only be used for patterns with a solid color of less than 3 colors. Black water slurry can be printed on other colored fabrics except black.
Digital technology has a wide color gamut, bright colors, high precision, delicate images, and soft touch. The principle of digital printing technology makes its products break through the limitations of traditional production of color registration and flower back length, and can make textile fabrics achieve high-grade printing effects. , breaking through the color registration restrictions of traditional textile printing and dyeing patterns, especially in the printing of high-precision patterns such as color gradients and moiré patterns, digital printing has incomparable advantages in technology, pure machine operation, and high production efficiency , suitable for mass production.
Embroidery technology uses professional computer embroidery software for computer programming to design patterns and stitch sequences, and finally achieves mass production of embroidery products. Computer embroidery not only perfectly inherits traditional hand embroidery, but also solves the problem of traditional manual embroidery. Embroidery cannot complete the current situation of mass production.
Direct injection technology can print various materials of cloth, cotton, flax and other plant fibers. Various output software can be used to support various file formats. It can be completed in one step, and it can be printed and taken immediately. The price is relatively expensive, and the quality requirements of the ink are extremely high. If you do not use imported ink, it is easy to fade.
Eco-solvent technology has strong color expressiveness, and high-definition images such as character patterns and photos can be displayed perfectly. It has a hand feeling, is washable, anti-sunshine, and has a smooth surface. The operation of uncovering irregular patterns is relatively complicated, so the eco-solvent process Suitable for some variables, and small groups and single pieces with orders below 5 pieces.
Dye sublimation process, short process, finished product after printing, no post-processing such as steaming, washing, etc., fine pattern, rich and clear layers, high artistry, strong three-dimensional effect, which is inferior to general printing methods, and can be printed Pattern in photography and drawing style. The printing is colorful and during the sublimation process, the tar from the dye is left on the transfer paper without staining the fabric. The authenticity rate is high, and multi-color patterns can be printed at one time during transfer without alignment.
The digital and direct injection processes mentioned above may cause misunderstandings. Non-industry personnel will mistake digital and direct injection as one process, but in fact the principle is the same, but the equipment used in the two processes is different, and the process, materials, and effects not the same as efficiency etc.