The relationship between hygral expansion and measured set of piece-dyed worsted fabrics

K. J. Dodd, C. M. Carr, M. Baird

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Abstract

The influence of applied dye on the dimensional and setting properties of 100% wool fabrics is examined. The presence of dye molecules and hydrophobic groups reduces hygral expansion independent of measured fabric set. A mechanism is proposed to explain these observations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)902-906
Number of pages5
JournalTextile Research Journal
Volume67
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1997

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