reactive dye

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reactive dye

[rē′ak·tiv ′dī]
(materials)
Dye that reacts with the textile fiber to produce both a hydroxyl and an oxygen linkage, the chlorine combining with the hydroxyl to form a strong ether linkage; gives fast, brilliant colors.
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increasing dye affinity to the substrate increasing the efficiency of the dye-substrate covalent reaction and simplifying the post dyeing soaping off process" traditionally associated with fiber reactive dyes and show fair to good fastness properties.
Fiber reactive dyes are better to use rather than direct dyes because, in jersey, direct dyes are prone to bleeding, although there is a price advantage with direct dye.
Using fiber reactive dyes, students created large scale three-dimensional sculptures that were displayed in the main hall of the academy.

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