The salts and minerals present in hard water may be beneficial for your health sometimes but does create some problems during dyeing. Spotting in dyeing can occur when sodium carbonate comes into contact with those minerals and creates ‘Soap Scum.’
About Kazi Sifat Muntasir
As a clothing technology enthusiast, I always find myself indulged in studying what's new. Currently, I'm working as a Production Engineer at JM Fabrics Ltd. As a graduate of AUST Textile, I believe it's only fair to share. And it's the only way for the industry to move forward.
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The speed of reaction during dyeing is heavily dependent on temperature. If you add Procion MX dyes in boiling water, dyes will start to react before coming contact with the fiber.
Nylon can be dyed using acid dyes and also disperse dyes. Both of them are entirely different and, to dye nylon with both of the dyes, heat is mandatory.
For practical applications, there are three primary colors available, i.e., red, yellow, and blue, as the human eye is trichromatic. They are mixed to create the other available colors. Three secondary colors, green, orange, and violet, are also available.
The word ‘Pigment’ is derived from the Latin word ‘pingue.’ It means ‘to paint.’ Pigments are one type of coloring material mainly recommended for light to pastel colors. They are molecular aggregates insoluble to the medium of application and use. The first question about pigment is,
When it comes to dyeing auxiliaries—especially for fiber reactive dyes —the use of alkali such as soda ash is mandatory. As more and more people are getting into the art of tie dyeing, they are curious about its function and inner-workings. To successfully indulge in any craft one needs to understand its basics.
Most of the significant properties of a dye depend on the bonds that attach the dye to the fiber. Here, we’ll only talk about the kind of chemical bonds that attach the dye to fiber.
In order to grasp the concept of dyeing, one needs to have a clear understanding of the different types of dyes that are currently available on the market. Before getting into that, let’s explore the most obvious question first–
The human safety has become paramount with the industrialization of the world. So, a massive portion of industrial textile has been involved in developing protective clothing. The main challenge in flame retardant clothing is to make them comfortable to wear as well as environment friendly and non-toxic.
When prevention from water penetration is the topic, three terms, water repellent, water-resistant, and waterproof, come into mind. So, what is the main difference between them?