Amidated Cotton

This is a special yarn resulting from research work with immunised cotton and is prepared from immunised cotton fibre. Its properties differ from this immunised cotton or cotton. It has a strong affinity for direct cotton colours and acid dyes, and because of thise dyeing properties it may prove a valuable yarn, especially for the woollen industry (see Immunised Cotton)

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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  • Animalised Cotton — (see Amidated Cotton) Cotton so treated chemically that it will take up acid dyes similarly to wool. A process for treating cotton yarn s with solutions of silk, gelatine, etc., in order to give certain properties of animal fibres to the cotton …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

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