Investigation of the Water–Based Ink Hold onto the Thermoplastic Composites Reinforced with Sisal Fibers

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Eryılmaz O. , Sönmez S. , Ovalı S., Joıs K.

Journal of Textile Science & Fashion Technology (JTSFT) , cilt.5, sa.3, ss.1-9, 2020 (Diğer Kurumların Hakemli Dergileri)

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 5 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.33552/jtsft.2020.05.000612
  • Dergi Adı: Journal of Textile Science & Fashion Technology (JTSFT)
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1-9


In this study, the surface adhesion of the ink on composite materials was examined. For this purpose, composite materials were produced by

adding polypropylene, thus polyethylene thermoplastic matrices were reinforced with sisal fibres. After the production of composites, the screenprinting

process using water-based ink was applied to composite surfaces to investigate printing performance. As a result of these applications, the

printability of the PE was found to be better than the PP. Also, the ink was adhered to the surface by forming a bond with the composite surface at

polyethylene materials, but meanwhile not being able to hold onto the polypropylene composite surface.