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Reactive Dyes – A Better Alternative To Traditional Dyes?

Reactive Dyes – A Better Alternative To Traditional Dyes? How Is The Dyeing Operation Performed? Dyeing operations are performed by binding dyes to fibres. There are primarily two types of dyes, namely: Water-soluble dyes Water-insoluble dyes When it comes to dyeing fibres, some fibres adhere to and accept dyes easily, while others do not. Depending […]

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Light Fastness and Factors Influencing Light Fastness Behavior

Light Fastness and Factors Influencing Light Fastness Behavior Textile Dyes and Pigments used in the industry vary to a great extent in terms of their resistance to light sources and this phenomenon is called as ‘Light-fastness of Textiles’. Sunlight materials emits electromagnetic radiations of several wavelengths. Visible range of spectrum (400 – 700 nm) , […]

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Introduction to Sulfur Dyes Part 1

Introduction to Sulfur Dyes Sulfur dyes are complex heterocyclic molecules or mixtures formed by melting or boiling organic compounds containing amino or nitro groups with Na-polysulphide and Sulfur. Sulfur dyes are so called as they all contain Sulfur linkage within their molecules.             Sulfur dyes are highly coloured, water insoluble compounds and have to be […]

Eco-Friendly Textile Dyeing Process