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Fibers and Polymers

, 5:219 | Cite as

Printing properties of novel regenerated cellulosic fibers

  • Ik Soo Kim
  • Joonseok Koh
  • Nam Keun Han
  • Jae Pil Kim
Article

Abstract

The reactive printing properties of regular viscose rayon and a new regenerated cellulosic fiber (enVix®) which was prepared from cellulose acetate fiber was investigated in a comparative manner. From the results, it was found thatenVix exhibited better printing properties than regular viscose rayon. It showed stable final color yields, irrespective of the amount of thickener, hence reproducibility of printing ofenVix is expected to be excellent. In addition, urea requirements were less for the printings onenVix than for the corresponding printing on viscose rayon. Therefore,enVix is also expected to reduce the amount of the urea which causes environmental problems in dyehouse effluent.

Keywords

Reactive dye Regenerated cellulosic fiber Printing properties Supramolecular structure 

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© The Korean Fiber Society 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ik Soo Kim
    • 2
    • 1
  • Joonseok Koh
    • 1
  • Nam Keun Han
    • 2
    • 1
  • Jae Pil Kim
    • 3
    • 1
  1. 1.Production R&D InstituteHyosung CorporationAnyang, Kyonggi-DoKorea
  2. 2.Chemical R&D CenterSK ChemicalsSuwon, Kyonggi-DoKorea
  3. 3.School of Materials Science & Engineering, College of EngineeringSeoul National UniversitySeoulKorea

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