After treatment is a term used to describe any treatment done after fabric production. In it refers to treatments of dyed material in ways to improve properties; in non-wovens, it refers to finishing processes carried out after web has formed and bonded such as dyeing, printing, embossing, creeping and softening. Textile after treatment methods and chemical used to vary, Chitosan Aftertreatment used in coverage of immature dyeing cotton Neps.
According to research, Chitosan Aftertreatment and re-dyeing to improve cotton fabric colour fastness to washing, and wet cracking. Furthermore, after treatment of Polyamide printing with acid dyes (Anionic dyes) used to improve staining. See Chitosan and Blue Scale or colour fastness
- Coverage Of Immature Cotton Neps In Dyed Fabrics Using Chitosan After treatment by R.D. Mehta, Richard Combs, International Textile Centre, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.
- Aftertreatment of Polyamide 6 Printed with Anionic Dyes to Improve Stainin Eivazzadeh, R.M.A. Malek and F. Mazaheri Department of Textile Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran