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Study of Different Hueing Dyes Deposition on Fabrics during Home Laundry

Untersuchung der Ablagerung verschiedener „Hueing Dyes“ auf Geweben während der Haushaltswäsche
  • Liujun Pei , Jindan Wu , Juanjuan Liu and Jiping Wang


The objective of this research was to study the deposition mechanism of hueing dyes on different fabric surfaces. In this study, two types of fabrics and four types of hueing dyes were used to study the dye accumulation behaviors on fabric samples. The results showed that nylon and cotton treated with hueing dyes had a lower b* value and a higher CIE whiteness. Furthermore, the accumulation level of hueing dyes on nylon was much higher than on cotton fabric. The chemical composition of fabrics and molecular structures of hueing dyes were also investigated to study the interactions between different fibers and dyes. The results showed that the over-deposition of hueing dyes on fabric was mainly driven by the electrostatic forces, which could be weakened by adding salts to neutralize the fabric surface charge during home laundry.


Ziel dieser Untersuchung war es, die Ablagerungsmechanismen von „Hueing Dyes“ auf verschiedenen Gewebeoberflächen zu untersuchen. Es wurden zwei unterschiedliche Gewebe und vier verschiedene „Hueing Dyes“ in die Untersuchung der Farbstoffakkumulation auf Geweben einbezogen. Die Ergebnisse zeigten, dass die mit „Hueing Dyes“ behandelten Nylon- und Baumwollgewebe einen niedrigeren b*-Wert und einen höheren CIE-Weißgrad besaßen. Des Weiteren war der Akkumulationsgrad der „Hueing Dyes“ auf Nylon viel höher als auf Baumwolle. Die chemische Zusammensetzung der Gewebe und die molekulare Struktur der Farbstoffe wurden hinsichtlich der Wechselwirkung von Fasern und Farbstoffen untersucht. Die Ergebnisse zeigten, dass die Überablagerung der „Hueing Dyes“ auf dem Gewebe hauptsächlich von elektrostatischen Kräften bestimmt wird. Salze, die zur Neutralisation der Gewebeoberfläche während der Haushaltswäsche zugegeben wurden, konnten die elektrostatischen Kräfte schwächen.

*Correspondence address, Prof. Jiping Wang, College of Materials and Textiles, No. 2 street no. 928, Xiasha, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, 310018, China, Tel.: (+86)0571-86843665, Fax: (+86)0571-86843602, E-Mail: ,

Liujun Pei is currently a Ph.D. student in the Textile Chemistry Department, College of Materials and Textiles at Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, Hangzhou, China. His study involve the applications of surfactants and waterless dyeing method.

Jindan Wu is a lecturer working in the National Base for International Cooperation in Science and Technology of Textiles and Daily Chemistry at Zhejiang Sci-Tech University. Her study focuses on the textile care, smart textiles and biomedical textiles.

Juanjuan Liu is a graduate student in the Textile Chemistry Department, College of Materials and Textiles at Zhejiang Sci-Tech University. Her study involve the applications of surfactants and waterless dyeing method.

Jiping Wang is a chair professor in the Textile Chemistry Department, College of Materials and Textiles at the Zhejiang Sci-Tech University. He is the director of the Key Laboratory of Advanced Textile Materials & Manufacturing Technology, Ministry of Education and the director of the National Base for International Cooperation in Science and Technology of Textiles and Daily Chemistry. Before joining Zhejiang Sci-Tech University in 2011, he was a principal scientist at the Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.


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Received: 2016-01-12
Accepted: 2016-07-08
Published Online: 2016-11-07
Published in Print: 2016-11-15

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