Process control in dyeing of textiles

S.M. Shang,     The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China


This chapter introduces the general technology for the dyeing of textile materials (yarn and fabric of cotton, polyester, nylon, and blends) with respect to dye applications (reactive, disperse, acid, etc.), dyeing methods (batchwise and continuous) and dyeing machines (package, overflow/jet and continuous). The corresponding dyeing processes and the process controls are discussed in detail.

Key words

textile materials

dye applications

dyeing methods

dyeing machines

and dyeing process control

13.1 Introduction

Dyeing and printing processes are value-added treatments for most textile materials. A dyeing process is the interaction ...

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