Chemical Finishing of Wool and Cotton Textile Substrates

The chlorine-Hercosett process has been dominant in the wool shrink-proofing industry for more than 30 years. Hypochlorite breaks the hydrophobic nature of wool surface; Hercosett (cationic polyamide epichlorhydrin resin) covers wool and prevents wool from shrinking. From today's modem point of...

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Main Author: Lu, Yong
Published: University of Leeds 2007
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