Water, stains, we can repel them all! Radiation, Fire, no problem!
Changing the properties of textiles is the goal of functional finishing.
Besides Luster and Hand, we can change the Design or Texture of fabrics.
Aesthetic finishes are used to change the look or feel of fabric by changing the luster or the hand.
Routine finishes include bleaching, ironing and tentering.
Printing and dyeing can have some quality issues that it is helpful to understand.
Direct printing also includes screen printing and inkjet printing while indirect printing solves a problem we have since the invention of synthetic polymers.
The methods used for printing have developed over time.
We can dye at different stages during the production process. We can use dyes to make designs in a process called “resist printing”.
How do we improve the affinity of dyes for fibers?