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What is "Reactive Dye" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 25-Jan-2023 (1 year, 2 months, 28 days ago)
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Reactive Dye
Dyes which react chemically with the fibre. Used predominantly in the dyeing of cotton. Reactive dye effluent is highly coloured due to poor fabric take-up and is notoriously difficult to decolourise.
Reactive Dye
A dye that, under suitable conditions, is capable of reacting chemically with a substrate to form a covalent dye-substrate linkage.
Reactive Dye
A type of dye that completely saturates the fabric for a long lasting color.

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