Friday, April 10, 2015

Mercerization | mercerizing

A  treatment of cotton yarn or fabric to increase the luster and smoothness and give  tension in a cold sodium hydroxide ( coustic soda) solution . To increase the absorbency  of yarn as well as fabric . It is mainly used for  cellulose woven fabric  like hemp ,cotton etc.  Actually it is very expensive process.

Objective | important | benefit

1. To increase strength of the textile materials.
2. To increase  luster.
3. To increase dye affinity.
4.To increase dimensional stability.
5.It is suitable for deep shade.

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