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Textile dye diagram

Textile Dye diagram with links to all related terms in the Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia

Range-dye

Range-dyeing is a process in which yarn runs through an indigo dye, then the colour fix by exposing it to air. This allows the fabric to fade gradually.

Oxidation

Oxidation when oxygen and another substance chemically join; it occurs when the indigo yarn comes out of the indigo bath between dips and is critical for the dyestuff to penetrate the fibre.