Source: Luxe.Co original website candyedit

Nike recently introduced the waterless printing and dyeing technology "ColorDry" developed by Taiwan's Far East New Century Company, which can eliminate the use of water and harmful chemicals in the traditional clothing printing and dyeing process, which not only saves water resources, reduces environmental pollution, but also is more efficient and more efficient. high quality.


According to PSFK website reports, an average of 1 to 100 liters of water is consumed for processing 150 kg of textiles. According to industry reports, more than 3900 million tons of polyester fibers are printed and dyed globally every year, and traditional processes consume 4 to 6 million tons of water.

Compared with the traditional printing and dyeing process, Nike's ColorDry technology not only consumes no water and harmful chemicals, avoids the production of industrial wastewater, but also saves 40% of production time, 63% of energy, and a quarter of textile workers. Walking distance. The finished product of printing and dyeing will have higher saturation, density and uniformity.

Nike clothing produced using ColorDry will be available early next year.

The new fabric company Yeh Group also launched a new environmentally friendly technology called "DryDye" last year, which uses compressed carbon dioxide to dye fabrics without water while saving 50% of energy and 50% of chemicals.

In the summer of 2012, Adidas produced 5 T-shirts dyed with DryDye.

ColorDry printing and dyeing process:


Comparison between ColorDry and traditional printing and dyeing methods: