Color Build-Up and UV-Protection Performance of Encapsulated Photochromic Dye-Treated Cotton Fabrics


Creative Commons License

Kumbasar E. P. , Çay A. , Morsunbul S., Voncına B.

AATCC JOURNAL OF RESEARCH, cilt.3, ss.1-7, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.14504/ajr.3.2.1
  • Dergi Adı: AATCC JOURNAL OF RESEARCH
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1-7

Özet

A spirooxazine-based photochromic dye was encapsulated by an oil-in-water emulsion, solvent evaporation method. The encapsulated dye was applied to cotton fabric by a pad-cure process with different binder types. Ultraviolet (UV) protection was increased with application of the encapsulated photochromic dye. The type of binder used affected the photochromic color build-up during UV irradiation and could modify the UV protection imparted by the encapsulated photochromic dyes on textiles.