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What is "Dye bath reuse" - Definition & Explanation

Dye bath reuse is the practice of recycling the water used in dye baths for subsequent baths. The water conserved through the bath's reuse is substantial, as anywhere from 10 -50% of dye from one bath does not fix to the fabric.

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The Upholstered Furniture Action Council. A voluntary industry organization that created manufacturing standards to reduce the likelihood of upholstered furniture catching fire from a smoldering...
Dyeing under pressure higher than atmospheric pressure with the object of raising the temperature of the dye liquor above its normal boiling point. NOTE: The term "pressure dyeing" in this...
A plain weave cotton cloth characterized by a sheen ranging from dull to bright. polish can be achieved either through the weave or the addition of a resin finish. Can be a solid color, usually piece...
Leather that is dyed right through during tanning and has no coating on the top of the hide. Only the top quality hides are used for this type of leather and they retain natural variations such as...
A soft yet firm, sheer fabric of plain weave, Generallymade of combed hard-twisted single yarns, although plyyarns are alsoused.About the samenumber of yarns inwarp as in filling. Has clinging...

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