Evaluation of Economical and Ecological Aspects of Denim Garments Dyeing with Fluorescent Dye


In this study the existing process (3 steps) and proposed process (2 steps) were evaluated during dyeing of denim fabric with fluorescent dye. It compared the effectiveness of these two processes of fluorescent dyeing in the textile industry. Here at first the grey denim fabric was pretreated by scouring and bleaching. Then the fabric was dyed in existing process i.e. through catanizing, dyeing and binding at 10% and 15% shades. Again the pretreated fabric was dyed in proposed process i.e. through catanizing and (dyeing and binding) with same shades. Then the properties of two types of dyed fabric were compared. This study provides a set of experimental results, discussion and comparison between the two processes. The results show that the proposed process has less power and time consumption and more water savings compared to existing process. So the evaluation reflected that the proposed process was much more effective than existing process of denim dyeing with fluorescent dye.

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Rashid, M. , Hossain, M. , Islam, M. and Nakib-Ul-Hasan, M. (2013) Evaluation of Economical and Ecological Aspects of Denim Garments Dyeing with Fluorescent Dye. Journal of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, 1, 1-6. doi: 10.4236/msce.2013.17001.

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