Traditional printing

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We do master various techniques of traditional textile printing : automatic flat bed screen printing, rotary printing, table printing "impression à la lyonnaise".

Colorants
Depending on the base cloth to be printed and the constraints due to the fabric final usage, we choose the accurate colorants :

- VAT dyes (Indanthren or "grand teint") : they offer the best light fastness, wash fastness, chlorine resistance. So they are especially adapted to demanding usages for natural fibers (cotton, linen, hemp)

- pigment colorants : their covering effect can be astonishing (white on beige, metallized pearly effects...) on top of all kind of fabrics.

- dispersed dyes : used on polyester fibers (Trevira CS).

- reactive dyes : commonly used on natural fibers (cotton, linen, hemp).
 

Creation and strike offs

Based upon our experience, we adapt our know how to your specific requests and specifications.

In order to realize your designs, ou team works from our own archive collection (classical or contemporary) or with the designs you provide us.

Nous travaillons en étroite collaboration avec les meilleurs photograveurs européens dont la réputation repose autant sur la qualité de leurs dessinateurs que sur leur souci de la perfection.

Notre service infographie vous accompagne durant toute la phase de finalisation de vos dessins (nettoyage de dessins anciens, retouches, corrections, mise au raccord).
Dotée d'une unité indépendante d'échantillonnage avec colorimétrie et coloration assistée par ordinateur, notre entreprise élabore en partenariat avec vous : le choix des supports, les colorations des collections futures, les teintures de fond et les finitions à apporter à votre produit.

 
Taple printing "Impression à la lyonnaise"

Impression traditionnelleTissus d'Avesnières is one of the last printing mill in France proposing this kind of production. Known as "Impression à la lyonnaise", this technique consists of using flat bed screens (a kind of stencil) successivelyt on top of the fabric that is stuck on long heating tables.
 
This is a quite slow process that occurs a "wet on dry" printing, meaning that when a color is printed the previous one is already dry. Consequently it is possible to produce very complicated patterns with a great precision.
 
This method well suits to complicated designs and for purchase orders between 100 and 500 meters long.  We have 8 printing tables of 50 meters with GALI, able to print 146cm width.


Automatic flat bed screen printing

Impression traditionnelleThis technique is similar to the first one by its using flat screens. However all screens are mounted simultaneously on the machine. The fabric is stuck on a conveyor belt and moves under the screens. The printing is carried out "wet on wet"

The 2 BUSER machines we have at our disposal can be used with 14 screens with a repeat of 90cms (or les screens with a greater repeat). The max printable width is 180cms, which is suitable for tablecloths.

Productions from 300m to 3000 meters are ideally realized on these machines.


Rotary screen printing

Rotary printing is not the core activity of Tissus d'Avesnières, nevertheless we have equipment for this purpose. This enables us to respond to requests for printing for one color design of large quantities at reasonable prices. The volumes adapted to this printing technique are over 3000m/Day.