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What is "Beam dye" - Definition & Explanation

A batchwise dyeing process used for dyeing pile fabrics or those with very high elastane content. Fabrics are rolled onto perforated beams like giant toilet rolls and dye liquor is forced through. Similar to jet dye in terms of water, energy and chemical use.

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