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What is "Disperse Dyes" - Definition & Explanation

A class of water insoluble dyes originally introduced for dyeing cellulose acetate and usually applied from fine aqueous suspensions.

Some other terms

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An individual or organization which buys grey fabrics and sells them as a finished product to cutters, wholesalers, retailers, and others. The converter arranges for the finishing of the fabric,...

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