vat dye


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vat dye

[′vat ‚dī]
(materials)
One of the dyes that are easily reduced to a soluble and colorless form in which they easily impregnate fibers; subsequent oxidation produces the final color; examples are indigo and indanthrene blue.
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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Pigments and Dyes in Thousands of Tons by the following Product Segments: Dyes (Acid Dyes, Basic Dyes, Direct Dyes, Disperse Dyes, Fiber Reactive Dyes, Vat Dyes, Fluorescent Brighteners, and Others), Inorganic Pigments (Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, and Others), and Organic Pigments.
The major product segments analyzed are Acid Dyes, Basic Dyes, Direct Dyes, Disperse Dyes, Reactive Dyes, Sulfur Dyes, Vat Dyes, and Other Dyes.
Open width stable continuous dyeing of cotton, linen and their blends through disperse, reactive, vat dyes, etc.