TITLE

Special Finishes and Effects

AUTHOR(S)
Menezes, Edward; Choudhari, Mrinal
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
AATCC Review;Mar2007, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article provides an overview of the various specialty finishes and effects on textiles developed by the textile chemistry and finishing industry--which include antimicrobials, flame retardants, and special fragrances--and how these specialty finishes operate. Specialty finishes and effects that are discussed include anti-felting, wrinkle-free finishes, anti-static finishes, anti-yellowing finishes, insect repellants, finishes offering UV protection, anti-tobacco fragrances, and deodorant fragrances. Charts are presented detailing the effectiveness of insect repellant finishes and the applications for antimicrobial finishes.
ACCESSION #
24466952

 

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