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Velvet Manufacture in the North of England, the 3rd Mike Crabtree Memorial lecture delivered by Dr Mike Bartle on 25th November 2015

VELVET MANUFACTURE IN THE NORTH OF ENGLAND, by Dr Mike Bartle The 3rd Mike Crabtree Memorial Lecture: A lecture presented to the SDC North of England Region on 25th November 2015

SDC North of England Region 29/08/2016 Coloration of Textiles

ZDHC Programme: Textile Industry Wastewater Discharge Quality Standards 2015

The latest publication from the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) programme is a comprehensive review of wastewater discharge guidance in the textile industry.

ZDHC 17/12/2015 Coloration of Textiles

Inks for Ink-Jet Printing of Textiles

Ink-jet printing of textiles has emerged as a very promising field since it offers the following advantages over conventional screen printing: fabrics can be printed with minimum lead times; short runs are possible for printing any design; less space required for set-up; minimal fabric wastage; minimal water pollution as the amount of colour applied is […]

David Lewis 01/01/2014 Coloration of Textiles, Colour Application

Industrial organic photochromic dyes

Organic photochromic molecules are well established as colorants in the manufacture of niche products, providing striking colour change effects when irradiated with light. This paper describes the industrially important classes of photochromic dye in terms of their development and chemistries, the applications in which their photochromism is employed commercially, and the technical features behind their […]

S Nigel Corns, Steven M Partington and Andrew D Towns 09/11/2009 Colorant Synthesis, Coloration of Textiles, Coloration Technology, Colour Application, Colour Theory

Evolution of right-first-time dyeing production

The concept of right-first-time production has become an essential feature of textile processing to enable companies to remain competitive and profitable through the many benefits achieved by this concept, not least the major cost savings that are obtained. It is perhaps surprising that no formal research and development programme was ever undertaken to achieve right-first-time […]

J Park, and J Shore 01/01/2009 Coloration of Textiles, Coloration Technology

Blue Thread of the Tzitzit: Was the Ancient Dye a Prussian Blue or Tyrian Purple?

The Radzin process for renewing the use of the Biblical blue thread on the Jewish ritual fringed garment (tzitzit) is examined.  The colouring matter formed proved to be Prussian blue. Since a natural dye obtained from a shellfish is required, the Radzin product is disqualified as an authentic revival.  An alternative identification of the ancient […]

I I Ziderman 01/08/1981 Coloration of Textiles, Journal of the Society of Dyers and Colourists

The Diffusional Boundary Layer: Some Implications for the Dyeing Technologist

Modern computational devices of the 1980s, e.g., the new card programmable “pocket” calculators  provide the dyeing technologist with a useful and inexpensive means of reducing the formidability of computation associated with the use of complex diffusion equations. Armed with these modern tools  the dyeing technologist of the 1980s can use the previously imposing “boundary layer” […]

J N Etters 01/04/1981 Coloration of Textiles, Colour Application, Colour Theory
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