Natural dyeing of cationized cotton

Tutak M., Benli H.

2010 Spring Conference of the Fiber Society, Bursa, Turkey, 12 - 14 May 2010 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
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  • City: Bursa
  • Country: Turkey
  • Kayseri University Affiliated: No


Textiles dyed with natural dyes is increasing the importance of the topic lately. Environmentally friendly products of natural dyes provide preferable, especially have a high purchasing power, in markets. Natural dyes obtained from various natural sources are colored materials. Be used in the textile dyeing industy with limited, natural dyes of plant and animal can be sourced. Today, textile sector almost all of the needs synthetic dyes (oil origin) are covered by dyes. Natural dyes in terms of environmental and human health aspects of it does pose a risk against synthetic dyes is advantageous. In this study, 8 different natural dye sources (Tea, Sumach, Horse chesnut, Thyme, Hena, Walnut coat, Pomegranate coat and Orange coat) were used on dyeing cotton fiber without mordant. Cationizing pretreatment was made for exhaustion. Dyeing of cationized cotton with natural dyes was evaluated colour yield and fastness properties.