Optical whitening of cationised cotton: effect on whiteness and whiteness tint


Tutak M.

COLORATION TECHNOLOGY, vol.127, no.5, pp.340-345, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 127 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1478-4408.2011.00320.x
  • Title of Journal : COLORATION TECHNOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.340-345

Abstract

In this study, the effect of cationisation on optical whitening was examined. For this purpose, the whiteness index and whiteness tint of optically whitened pre-cationised knitted cotton fabrics were analysed. The cationisation and optical whitening processes were carried out under different concentration levels, using the exhaustion method. The whiteness index and whiteness tint were calculated after colour measurements were taken. The experimental results were also analysed statistically using ANOVA. The whiteness index obtained from cationised fabric was lower than that of non-cationised fabrics. While the whiteness tint of cationised cotton fabric had a blue to greenish nuance, the non-cationised fabric had a reddish nuance
In this study, the effect of cationisation on optical whitening was examined. For this purpose, the whiteness index and whiteness tint of optically whitened pre-cationised knitted cotton fabrics were analysed. The cationisation and optical whitening processes were carried out under different concentration levels, using the exhaustion method. The whiteness index and whiteness tint were calculated after colour measurements were taken. The experimental results were also analysed statistically using ANOVA. The whiteness index obtained from cationised fabric was lower than that of non-cationised fabrics. While the whiteness tint of cationised cotton fabric had a blue to greenish nuance, the non-cationised fabric had a reddish nuance.