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Development of Durable Shrink-resist Coating of Wool with Sol-gel Polymer Processing
Knitted wool fabric was pre-treated with the serine type protease, Esperase 8.0L (EC220.127.116.11), and sodium sulphite followed by an immersion treatment with a sol-gel hybrid polymer. To enhance the durability of the sol-gel ...
Enzymatic treatments for sustainable textile processing
(Woodhead Publishing Ltd, England, 2015)
Enzyme-based biotechnology could provide environmentally friendly processes to be applied in the textile industry. This chapter reviews enzymatic processing methods currently used as an alternative to replace conventional ...
Enzymatic coloration and finishing of wool with laccase and polyethylenimine
Enzymes have been widely used in the textile wet processing. The precise reaction specificity of an enzyme has been utilised for specific or targeted textile finishing without causing undesirable fibre damage. Laccases are ...
Enzyme-based biotechnology for textile coloration and surface pattern
Coloration is an important process in textile finishing, which is commonly used to enhance the appearance and attractiveness of a fabric. Conventional textile coloration methods and techniques employed to create surface ...
Laccase-catalysed coloration of wool and nylon
The potential for laccase (EC 18.104.22.168) to be used within the area of textile coloration, specifically for the generation of decorative surface pattern design, remains relatively unexplored. The current study presents a ...