The effect of perspiration, antiperspirants and atmospheric fumes on the colorfastness of selected fabrics

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Mary Esther Golchien (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Pauline Keeney

Abstract: The fading of dyes through chemical reactions with acid substances has been a problem of economic importance to consumers, retailers, drycleaners and textile manufacturers for a number of years. Precautionary measures have been taken by using acid resistant dyes or by inhibiting acid sensitive colors against fading or color change. These measures have lessened the problem of color change to some extent, but colorfastness of dyed fabrics continues to be a subject of considerable research in the textile industry. This study was a pilot study which will serve as a basis for continued research in the area of colorfastness to perspiration, antiperspirants and atmospheric fumes. The purposes of the study were to test the color sensitivity of selected fabrics to perspiration, antiperspirants and a combination of these two factors, and to determine the effects of the oxides of nitrogen on selected fabrics treated with perspiration and antiperspirants.

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Language: English
Date: 1964
Colorfastness (Textiles) $x Testing

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