vat printing assistant

vat printing assistant

[′vat ‚print·iŋ ə‚sis·tənt]
(materials)
The carrier for the dye in the printing of fabrics with vat dyes; a mixture of gums and reducing and wetting agents to assist in penetrating the fabric.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.