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Chapter 1: Newer natural dye sources suitable for cotton fabrics, silk fabrics, and wool yarns
Chapter 2: Isolation and characterization of the colorant molecules from each dye plant
Chapter 3: Structure-mordant interactions, replacement by biomordants and enzymes
Chapter 4: Dyeing application of each dye on cotton, silk and wool with fastness properties, CIELab values and shade card
Chapter 5: Innovative dye extraction methods
Chapter 6: Unique pretreatments and post treatments for natural dyeing
Natural Dyes for Textiles: Sources, Chemistry and Applications is an in-depth guide to natural dyes, offering complete and practical coverage of the whole dyeing process from source selection to post-treatments. The book identifies plants with high dye content that are viable for commercial use, and provides valuable quantitative information regarding extraction and fastness properties, to aid dye selection.
The book presents newer natural dyes in detail, according to their suitability for cotton fabrics, silk fabrics, and wool yarn, before describing the application of each dye. Extraction of plant parts for isolation of colorants, chromatographic techniques for separation, spectroscopic analysis of the isolated colorants, structure elucidation, biomordanting, pretreatments, and post-treatments, are also covered.
Prepared by an expert author with many years of experience in researching and writing on natural textile dyes, this book is an important resource for academic researchers, post-graduate students, textile manufacturers, technicians, dye practitioners, and those involved in textile dye research and development.
- Written by an expert author with many years of experience in researching and writing on natural textile dyes
- Provides quantitative information about extraction and fastness properties that will be valuable to those involved in dye selection
- Offers complete and practical coverage of the whole dyeing process from source selection to post-treatments
Textile colorists from industry and academia, including dye technicians, and those engaged in textile dye research and development
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- © Woodhead Publishing 2017
- 13th June 2017
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Padma Shree Vankar is a Research Advisor at Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA), India. She had previously worked as consultant at the Facility for Ecological and Analytical Testing (FEAT), Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. Dr. Vankar has been conducting research into textile dyes and colorants for more than 30 years and working in the field of natural dyeing for the past 14 years. She has published 130 peer-reviewed articles and six books and has obtained an Indian patent relating to natural dye. Besides lecturing and guiding PhD students when she was at IIT Kanpur, she delivers training programs to industrial dye technicians and has been involved in the production of three documentaries.
Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA), India
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