American Journal of Physical Chemistry

Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2017

  • Comparison Between Mordant and Alkaline Dyeing of Wool Fiber with Dyes from Rubia tinctorum Plant

    Younes Chemchame, Mohamed El Mouden, Anass Mansar

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2017
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: 8 February 2017
    Accepted: 20 February 2017
    Published: 2 March 2017
    Abstract: We report comparative studies between mordant (with alum or tannin) and alkaline dyeing of wool fiber with dyes from the Rubia tinctorum plant. Mordant dyeing was achieved by using boiling extract of R. tinctorum, and alkaline dyeing was achieved at pH 10 with alizarin extract of R. tinctorum. The alkaline process was used with and without Argan’s ... Show More