solution dyeing

solution dyeing

[sə′lü·shən ‚dī·iŋ]
(textiles)
Adding dye to the chemical compound in the spinneret before extrusion. Also known as dope dyeing.
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Solution dyeing is environmentally friendly--by combining spinning and coloring into one step, it offers energy efficiency and doesn't use water.
By running small lots for specialty applications, offering quick turnaround, and solution dyeing to match virtually any color, Martin Color-Fi continues to serve customers that need quality products, quick response and environmentally responsible solutions.
In fact, according to the experts in this field, solution dyeing should be a requirement for all fabrics likely to receive heavy use in any eldercare environment.
In tests against natural fibers, our survey concluded that it is softer, costs less, is easier to maintain and holds coloration better," said Fletcher, explaining that the because the fiber, which is extruded, is about 1/5 the size of a human hair, it doesn't fuzz or peel, and solution dyeing gives the color permanency.
By running small lots for specialty applications, offering quick turnaround and solution dyeing to match virtually any color, Martin Color-Fi continues to serve customer that need quality products, quick response and environmentally responsible solutions.
More than 60 colors can now be achieved through solution dyeing of fibers, and patterns run the gamut from traditional florals to contemporary geometrics.
Executives also say solution dyeing practically guarantees slower fading, longer durability and easier cleaning.
Executives say technical limitations in the solution dyeing of fibers narrowed fashion possibilities to a field of yellow, green and white solids and stripes.

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