Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / New technique to improve polyester fabric dyeability
New technique to improve polyester fabric dyeability
04
Aug '15
A researcher and faculty member at the Islamic Azad University of Arak in Iran has come up with a new way to dye polyester fabrics more efficiently, according to an agency report.

Funded by Iran National Science Foundation (INSF), Dr. Sheila Shahidi's approach aimed at tackling the problems in traditional dyeing methods, such as weak dyeability, high-temperature, excessive use of water, and discharge of several chemical additives.

In the study, polyester fabrics were modified by dielectric barrier discharge (DBD) and then dyed with different classes of natural (henna, madder, lotus, and matricaria) and synthetic (acidic, basic, and disperse) dyes. The approach introduced in this work comprises the formation of functional groups on the surfaces of the polyester fabrics by using atmospheric pressure plasma.

The results show that DBD modification on the surface of fabrics improved their dyeability with the extent of improvement higher in natural dyes than in synthetic ones. Moreover, without using water and chemical additives, atmospheric pressure plasma makes the process of dyeing eco- friendly. (SH)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: H&M

Apparel/Garments | On 30th Mar 2017

H&M group's sales increase 7% in 3 months to Feb '17

The H&M group's sales including VAT amounted to SEK 54,369 million...

Textiles | On 30th Mar 2017

Vietnam’s textile & garment exports earn $4bn in Jan-Feb

Vietnam earned $4 billion from textile and garment exports in the...

Textiles | On 30th Mar 2017

India Inc should work for July 1 GST roll out: Fin sec

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) will take India into a very exciting ...

Interviews View All

Varinder Singh Jawanda
Trendy Bharat

Sizing and fitting issues are inherent problems for companies expanding...

Subhashini Srinivasan
The S Studio

Ethnicwear market will see an upward trend if uniqueness and quality are...

Rajiv Sirohi
Shara

‘Portugal is taking away a major share of the mill made sector.’

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Sanjukta Dutta
Sanjukta's Studio

<b>Sanjukta Dutta</b> creates unique garments by clubbing prints of...

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
March 2017

March 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search