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Dyeing and Printing: a Handbook

by John Foulds Intermediate Technology Publications
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Pbk 70 pages
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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.