chrome dye

chrome dye

[¦krōm ¦dī]
(chemistry)
One of a class of acid dyes used on wool with a chromium compound as mordant.
References in periodicals archive ?
Removal of chrome dye from aqueous solutions by mixed adsorbents: flyash and coal.
Couristan expanded Super Indo-Colors with new designs in extra-heavy, 100-percent wool pile in rich color palettes achieved with a colorfast chrome dye process.
Investigations have also been made for the removal of copper from wastewater by using fly ash (used fly ash for the removal of chrome dye from aqueous solutions) and found that the mixture of fly ash and coal 1:1 have good adsorption of organic compounds from aqueous solutions.
The in vitro antimicrobial activities [19, 20] of the heterocyclic chrome dyes were tested against Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella typhi and Bacillus subtilis bacteria using agar nutrient as the medium.
As anyone who has visited the Middle East will testify, they are still making very fine carpets today, although 90% of these will have been coloured with modern aniline or chrome dyes, and not the vegetable dyes used in the 19th century," said Martin.
In the hand-knotted category, Feizy adds new hand-knotted designs in the Kubla Collection, which uses chrome dyes and a light antique wash; the traditional Drake Collection, constructed of hand-spun New Zealand wool; and the Seminole Collection of hand-woven jute, which uses knots of several sizes for added visual effect.
They contain no synthetic chemicals and, due to their natural ingredients, tend to fade faster than chrome dyes.