Profession textile dyeing technician

Textile dyeing technicians perform operations related to setting up dyeing processes.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Textile printing technology

    Addition of colour partially, according to the designed pattern, onto textile based materials. Processes for adding coloured patterns onto textile materials using printing machines and techniques (rotary of flat bed screen printing or others, heat transfer, inkjet, etc.).

  • Health and safety in the textile industry

    The requirements, rules and applications of health and safety measures in the textile industry.

  • Textile finishing technology

    Processes used for changing the properties of textile materials. This includes operating, monitoring and maintaining textile finishing machines.

  • Dyeing technology

    Processes involved in textile dyeing using different dyeing technologies. Also, addition of colours to textile materials using dye stuffs.

  • Textile chemistry

    Chemical processing of textiles such as the reactions of textiles to chemicals.

  • Properties of fabrics

    The influence of chemical composition and molecular arrangement of yarn and fibre properties and fabric structure on the physical properties of textile fabrics; the different fibre types, their physical and chemical characteristics and different material characteristics; the materials used in different processes and the effect on materials as they are processed. 

Skills

  • Maintain work standards

    Maintaining standards of work in order to improve and acquire new skills and work methods.

Optional knowledge and skills

knitting machine technology develop textile colouring recipes textile technologies test physical properties of textiles prepare equipment for textile printing