Patent Number: 6,637,333

Title: Apparatus to aid in fixing dye to fabric

Abstract: An apparatus (10) to aid in fixing dye to fabric having housing (15) having a portion (20) to receive and support a printer (25) to apply dye to the fabric (40) as it passes a predetermined location (50). A first set of rollers to provide for movement of the fabric (40) through the housing (15) so as to pass the location (50); a steamer (55) within the housing (15) and through which the fabric (40) passes after the location (50), the steamer (55) being adapted to aid in fixing the dye to the fabric (40); means (75) to deliver steam to the space; and wherein the apparatus (10) further includes: a second set of rollers to provide for the passage of the fabric (40) from the predetermined location (50) to the steamer (55).

Inventors: Matich; Lewis (Windsor, New South Wales 2756, AU)


International Classification: D06B 19/00 (20060101); B41F 023/04 ()

Expiration Date: 10/28/2011