solvent dyeing

solvent dyeing

[′säl·vənt ‚dī·iŋ]
(textiles)
The dyeing of synthetic textiles by using chlorinated hydrocarbon solvents (such as trichloroethylene or perchloroethylene) instead of water; used for nylons, polyesters, and acrylics.
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Studies of solvent dyeing part II: Solvent dyeing behavior of new disperse dyes on polyethylene terephthalate fiber.