Improving the properties of cotton by amino acid treatment

Remadevi, Rechana Chandrasekharan Nair 2016, Improving the properties of cotton by amino acid treatment, PhD thesis, Institute for Frontier Materials, Deakin University.

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Title Improving the properties of cotton by amino acid treatment
Author Remadevi, Rechana Chandrasekharan Nair
Institution Deakin University
School Institute for Frontier Materials
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name PhD
Thesis advisor Rajkhowa, RangamORCID iD for Rajkhowa, Rangam
Gordon, Stuart
Wang, XungaiORCID iD for Wang, Xungai
Date submitted 2016-12
Keyword(s) cotton fibre technology
natural yarns
textile industry
Summary  This thesis was focused on the development of a noncorrosive swelling technique for cotton fibres to improve the properties. The outcome obtained from this work demonstrated that amino acid treatment has improved the properties of cotton fibres. The improved dye absorption and mechanical properties resulted with amino acid treatment offer a new green finishing route for cotton.
Language eng
Field of Research 091012 Textile Technology
091399 Mechanical Engineering not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 860403 Natural Fibres, Yarns and Fabrics
Description of original xvi, 172 pages : illustrations, tables, graphs, some coloured
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