Preparation of a thickener for textile printing

Preparation of a thickener for printing fabrics

Traganthus thickener. 60 g gum tragant soak through 24 h w 1000 cm3 of water. Cook for 16…18 h, replenishing evaporated water, until a homogeneous mass substance is obtained 1000 g.

Mixed thickener. Rozrobić 100 g of wheat flour w 600 cm3 of water, overcook until homogeneous, add 200 g of tragant thickener, 100 g gum arabic and 20 g of glycerin. Stir until the gum arabic is dissolved.