What is Textile Printing or Fabric Printing?
Textile printing is the method of applying color on the fabric in the particular patterns or designs. In case of printed fabrics, color is bonded with the fiber so as to resist friction and washing. Textile printing is related with dyeing but in case of textile dyeing; the total fabric is uniformly covered with one color whereas in textile printing, one or more colors are applied on the fabric in certain parts only and in sharply defined patterns
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You may follow:
1. Important Formulas of Knitting Cost Calculation in Textile
2. Dyeing Cost Calculation Formula  Factors of Dyeing Cost
3. Necessary Formula for Textile Finishing Cost Calculation
4. Stitching Cost Calculation Formula  Stitching Cost in Bangladesh
5. Fabric Cutting Method  Cutting Cost Calculation Formula
6. Apparel Packing Materials  Apparel Packaging Cost Calculation Formula
7. Steps of Apparel Inspection  Apparel Checking Cost Calculation Formula
8. List of Top 10 Textile Companies in World
9. List of Top 100 Garment Buyers in Bangladesh
10. List of Top Printing Factory in Bangladesh
Fig: Printing cost calculation formula in textile industry 
Printing Cost Calculation Law or Formula in Textile:
The following formula is used during calculating printing cost in textile industry.
Printing cost per kg,
D.M+ D.L+ D.E+ O.H
= ………………………………..
Total print production
Where,
D.M means direct material cost,
D.L means direct labor cost,
D.E means direct expense cost,
O.H means overhead cost.
Major Elements Printing Cost in Textile:
The major cost elements in the printing processes are listed in the following:
 Direct material = Dyes, chemicals, transfer paper or glitter or foil paper.
 Direct labor = Operators and helpers in print production,
 Direct expense = Curing, steaming etc. (If necessary),
 Overhead = Steam, power, salary, rent etc.
Key Factors of Printing Cost in Textile Industry:
There are some key factors which influence the printing cost excessively, those are pointed out in the below:
 Types of printing Discharge, pigment, reactive, resist, block etc.
 Method of printing Machine printing: flat bed, rotary and manual printing: table.
 Size of print design Big, small etc.
 Types of fabric Open width fabric or tubular fabric.
 Number of colors used in print.
 Chemicals and dyes used in printing.
 After printing treatment Steaming, curing etc.
 Machine cost, interest, depreciation, maintenance etc.
 Production capacity of print factory.
Approximate Cost of Printing in Bangladesh:
SL No.

Types of
Printing

Cost or Price
for each print

01

Pigment printing

2540 taka per kg

02

Plasticol printing

8.00 taka per pc

03

Glitter

10.00 taka per pc

04

Flock printing

25 taka per pc

05

Reactive in rotary

50100 taka per kg

06

Fusing

1.00 taka per pc

07

Curing (Apparel)

0.30 taka per pc

08

Curing (Fabric)

9.00 taka per kg
