Profession textile printer

Textile printers perform textile printing operations.

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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.).

  • Textile finishing technology

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

  • Portfolio management in textile manufacturing

    The process of managing teams and projects in textile and clothing product development.

Skills

  • Maintain work standards

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

  • Tend textile printing machines

    Operate textile printing machines keeping efficiency and productivity at high levels.

  • Control textile process

    Planning and monitoring textile production to achieve control on behalf of quality, productivity and delivery time.

  • Decorate textile articles

    Decorate wearing apparels and made up textile articles by hand or using machines. Decorate textile articles with ornaments, braided cords, golden yarns, soutaches, jewellery, and cristals.

  • Prepare equipment for textile printing

    Manufacture screens and prepare printing paste. Use tools and equipment associated with screen printing. Select screen types and mesh for appropriate substrates. Develop, dry and finish screen image. Prepare screens, test screens and printed quality. Printing preparation is used for stencil, or silk-screen printing techniques to produce designs and artwork for textiles to be used for garments, textile products, furnishing fabrics or accessories or public art commissions. This skills are need for screen printing using manual techniques, tools and equipment and differ from skills for digital printing techniques.

  • Use textile technique for hand-made products

    Using textile technique to produce hand-made products, such as carpets, tapestry, embroidery, lace, silk screen printing, wearing apparel, etc.

Optional knowledge and skills

manufacture braided products draw sketches to develop textile articles conduct textile testing operations test physical properties of textiles