Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12188/29973
Title: Textile Sublimation Printing: GLCM Print Mottle Assessment of Black Printed Fabric
Authors: Emilija Toshikj, Bojan Prangoski
Keywords: print quality, GLCM, color strength, sublimation, polyester
Issue Date: 2023
Publisher: Kaunas University of Technology (Lithuania)
Source: 2. Emilija Toshikj, Bojan Prangoski, Textile Sublimation Printing: GLCM Print Mottle Assessment of Black Printed Fabric, Materials Science (MEDŽAGOTYRA), 29 (3) 375-381, 2023 (IF=1.0), Print ISSN:1392-1320, Online ISSN: 2029-7289, DOI: https://doi.org/10.5755/j02.ms.32465
Journal: Materials Science (MEDŽAGOTYRA)
Abstract: The white fabric was printed with different printing temperatures and pressing times using the sublimation printing process in solid-tone black color with a 100 % total ink limiting level. Non-uniformity of the print was examined through print mottle determined by grey level co-occurrence matrix (GLCM) image processing method. Color strength of print was also determined by reflectance spectrophotometry. The print with the lower print mottle was obtained at a printing temperature of 190 °C at a longer pressing time of 120 s or at an increased printing temperature of up to 210 °C at the reduced pressing time of 60 s. The print with the lower print mottle had the lowest entropy, contrast, and correlation and the highest energy and homogeneity. The print with a higher color strength was accompanied by decreased print mottle. Choosing a suitable printing temperature and pressing time for sublimation printing is helpful in achieving print with low print mottle and high color strength and balancing cost, price, and price.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12188/29973
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5755/j02.ms.32465
Appears in Collections:Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy: Journal Articles

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