delustering


delustering
   The treatment of synthetic yarns and fabrics by special pigments or other chemicals in order to reduce their natural luster.

Forensic science glossary. . 2012.

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  • delustering — /dee lus teuhr ing/, n. a chemical process for reducing the luster of rayon yarns by adding a finely divided pigment to the spinning solution. [1925 30; DE + LUSTER1 + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • delustering — /dee lus teuhr ing/, n. a chemical process for reducing the luster of rayon yarns by adding a finely divided pigment to the spinning solution. [1925 30; DE + LUSTER1 + ING1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rayon — is a manufactured regenerated cellulosic fiber. Rayon is produced from naturally occurring polymers and therefore it is not a truly synthetic fiber, nor is it a natural fiber. It is known by the names viscose rayon and art silk in the textile… …   Wikipedia

  • titanium dioxide — Chem. a white, water insoluble powder, TiO2, used chiefly in white pigments, plastics, ceramics, and for delustering synthetic fibers. Also called titanium oxide, titanic oxide /tuy tan ik, ti /. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • luster —    The gloss of shine possessed by a fiber, resulting from its reflection of light. The luster of manufactured fibers is often modified by use of a delustering pigment …   Forensic science glossary


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