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Degumming Gonometa postica cocoons using environmentally conscious methods
(University of the Free State, 2015-02)
English: The trend in the textile industry is at present towards eco-friendly processes and minimising the adverse ecological effects of production. Silk degumming is a high resource-consuming process, as far as water and ...
Anolyte as an alternative bleach for cotton fabrics
(University of the Free State, 2015-01)
English: Bleaches are used in the textile industry for brightening, whitening and cleaning fabrics. The two commonly used bleaches are hypochlorite and peroxide bleaches. Peroxide bleaches are used more often than chlorine ...