Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch


  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1380

n (1) Refers to the method of measuring the tinctorial strength of an ink or toner, usually accomplished by mixing a small portion of the ink (or toner) with a large amount of white base and evaluating the tinctorial strength of the ink versus a control standard. (2) A whitening agent such as an aqueous solution of sodium hypochlorite commonly used for oxidizing or whitening clothes.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
    • 1
  1. 1.AtlantaUSA