The text and line drawings describe chemical dyeing and printing techniques as they apply to small-scale operations, and how to plan for small-scale production.(Published in the Small-scale Textiles series).
Introduction to dyeing and printing; basic principles and processes; simple methods of testing; specifications of small-scale dyeing machines; planning for production; equipment and materials suppliers; sources for further information. Appendices: some technical terms used in dyeing; preparation and aftertreatment of yarn and fabric; dyeing wool with acid and metal complex dyes; dyeing cotton, viscose rayon or linen with direct dyes and reactive dyes; dyeing silk with acid, metal complex and reactive dyes; printing wool and silk with reactive dyes without steaming; printing cotton fabrics with reactive dyes and with pigments; effluent disposal.
Series: SMALL-SCALE TEXTILES SERIES
Number Of Pages: 70
Published: 1st March 1990
Publisher: ITDG Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 29.85 x 20.32
Weight (kg): 0.27