Bleaching concluded that the sodium hypochlorite is safe for the environment in current normal use according to a risk assessment report conducted by the European community. However, it’s a very unstable and highly reactive chemical process and Industrial bleaching can be a source of concern. Read more..
Bleeding is a term used to describe the loss of colour by a fabric or yarn when immersed in water, a solvent, or a similar liquid medium, as a result of improper dyeing or the use of dyes of poor quality. Read more.
Blend is a term that applied to a yarn or a fabric made up of more than one fiber. In blended yarns, two or more different types of staple fibres are spun or twisted together to form the yarn. Read more..
Blue scale is a standard comparative scale from 1 to 8 (1=very poor, 8=excellent)which is used for assessing the light fastness of printed or dyed fabrics and textiles (1 = very poor, 8 = excellent). It consists of 8 standards blue dyeing on smooth wool fabric with varying degrees of sensitivity to the action of daylight or artificial light. Read more..
Bluesign is a system for sustainable textile production than from the beginning eliminates harmful substances of the manufacturing process and sets and controls standards for an environmentally friendly production. The Bluesign system membership is open for chemical suppliers, textile accessory manufacturers and apparel brands. Read more..