Effect of weight reduction process on printing properties of polyester fabrics

Kanik M., Bayari A.

COLORATION TECHNOLOGY, vol.119, no.5, pp.264-268, 2003 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 119 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1478-4408.2003.tb00181.x
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.264-268
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: No


The weight reduction process used to improve the handle and appearance of polyester fabrics is used widely in industry, In this study, polyester fabrics, which had been subjected to this process in varying degrees, were printed using three disperse dyes under controlled printing conditions. The effect of weight reduction on the print paste add-on, colour strength, wash and crock fastness, and levelness and sharpness of the print were evaluated and the results discussed.