disperse dye


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disperse dye

A textile pigment used to color polyester fabrics. It is a cause of allergic contact dermatitis, esp. seen in skin folds, where clothes may chafe against the skin. Allergies to disperse dyes can be avoided by wearing natural-fiber clothing.
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The team mill pigments and disperse dyes down to the nanometric scale and keep the particles stable as a suspension in water for up to two years.
As such, the disperse dye molecules could also leave the fibers due to the weak interaction between the dye molecules and grafted polymer chains.
Summary: The in vitro antimicrobial activities of eight newly synthesized disperse dyes has been studied using agar-well diffusion method.
Kinetics of dyeing process of blend polypropylene/polyester fibres with disperse dye. 72: 212-216.
Eom, "Dyeing and fastness properties of phthalimide-based alkali-clearable azo disperse dyes on poly(ethylene terephthalate)," Coloration Technology, vol.
Azo disperse dyes have mostly been used in coloration of textiles, such as polyester, nylon, acetate, cellulose and acrylic, due to their bright colors, excellent colorfastness and ease of application [5].
In these substances, the alkyl groups can act in the same way as the disperse dye in the traditional dyeing process.
Qidwai, "Potential of peroxidase enzyme from Trichosanthes diocia to mediate disperse dye decolorization in conjunction with redox mediators," Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic, vol.
The market has also been segmented on the basis of product types--dyes (reactive dye, disperse dye, sulfur dye, VAT dye, acid dye, direct dye, basic dye, and others), organic pigments (azo, phthalocyanines blues and greens, and high performance pigments), and inorganic pigments (titanium dioxide, iron oxide, and others).
The ratings reflect the firm's experienced management and established footprint in the disperse dye industry, strong agent/distribution network and long-standing clientele.
"We are providing alternatives to sublimation inks with sublimation stable disperse dye inks for direct printing," said Mr.
The triple dye mixture is made with a blue acid dye, a red direct dye and a yellow disperse dye (the terms 'acid', 'direct' and 'disperse' will be explained later).