The production of a design or motif on a fabric in a predetermined pattern by the application of colour usually in the form of paste or ink.
Hainsworth have it’s own in house design and screen printing department. Here a mask of the design is produced and exposed onto a nylon meshed screen which after treating and washing produces a design that is stenciled into the open mesh of the screen. Coloured inks are then passed across the screen using squeegees to apply the ink through the open sections of the mesh onto the fabric.
Various types of inks and pastes can be used dependant on the design application criteria.
HAINSWORTH FABRICS ON PARADE AT CORONATION FESTIVAL AS THEY WERE AT THE CORONATION 60 YEARS AGO
Sixty years ago, Yorkshire textile mill Hainsworth provided the iconic cloth for the military to wea...
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When the Breitling Orbiter 3 became the first hot air balloon to successfully circumnavigate the globe in 1999, it did so in no small part to Hainsworth fabrics which were pivotal to the balloon’s construction.