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What is "Jet-dye" - Definition & Explanation

The process of dyeing long continuous ropes of full width fabrics in machines that use a combination of pulleys and high pressure jets of dye liquor to propel fabrics around the machine. The most common type of dyeing which typically uses large amounts of water, chemicals and energy although liquor ratios of as low as 3:1 are possible. A batch dyeing process.

Some other terms

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