Advertisement

Cellulose

pp 1–15 | Cite as

Silicone quaternary ammonium salt based nanocomposite: a long-acting antibacterial cotton fabric finishing agent with good softness and air permeability

  • Dangge GaoEmail author
  • Yajuan Li
  • Bin Lyu
  • Dina Jin
  • Jianzhong MaEmail author
Original Research
  • 25 Downloads

Abstract

A silicone quaternary ammonium salt based nanocomposite was synthesized and the chemical structure and stability of the nanocomposite were investigated. The results showed that the OQAS/(Ag/ZnO) nanocomposite had prepared successfully. The cotton fabrics were treated with different concentration of OQAS/(Ag/ZnO) nanocomposite and its antibacterial, durability, softness, hydrophilicity, and air permeability were also be examined using diverse characterization techniques. The antibacterial rate of treated cotton can reach to over 90%. After 10 cycles washing, antibacterial rate retain over 85% for both E. coli and S. aureus, because the chemical bond had formed between nanocomposite and cotton from the FT-IR result. In addition, a model bacterium, E. coli was used to evaluate the antibacterial mechanism and kinetics of nanocomposite. The hydrophilicity, air permeability and softness of the treated cotton fabrics were also had an improvement to some extent.

Keywords

Cotton fabric Antibacterial Softness Nanocomposite 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The authors acknowledge the support for this study from the Key Laboratory of Light Chemical Auxiliary Chemistry and Technology Jointly Established by the Ministry of Education (Shaanxi University of science and Technology) (Grant Number KFKT2019-01), Shaanxi Province “Special Support Plan for High Level Talents” Project and National Natural Science Foundation Project (Grant Number 21878182).

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

All the authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

References

  1. Ali BR, Majid M, Mahnaz MR et al (2018) Environmentally friendly low cost approach for nano copper oxide functionalization of cotton designed for antibacterial and photocatalytic applications. J Clean Prod 204:425–436CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Cai Q, Yang S, Zhang C et al (2018) Facile and versatile modification of cotton fibers for persistent antibacterial activity and enhanced hygroscopicity. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 10(44):38506–38516CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Chen S, Guo Y, Zhong H et al (2014) Synergistic antibacterial mechanism and coating application of copper/titanium dioxide nanoparticles. Chem Eng J 256:238–246CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Chen S, Yuan L, Li Q et al (2016) Durable antibacterial and nonfouling cotton textiles with enhanced comfort via zwitterionic sulfopropylbetaine coating. Small 12:3516–3521CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Dong A, Wang YJ, Gao Y et al (2017) Chemical insights into antibacterial N-halamines. Chem Rev 117(6):4806–4862CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Druvari D, Koromilas ND, Lainioti GC et al (2016) Polymeric quaternary ammonium-containing coatings with potential dual contact-based and release-based antimicrobial activity. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 8:35593–35605CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. Duan C, MengJ Wang X et al (2018) Synthesis of novel cellulose-based antibacterial composites of Ag nanoparticles@metal-organic frameworks@carboxymethylated fibers. Carbohyd Polym 193:82–88CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. Elena P, Miri K (2018) Formation of contact active antimicrobial surfaces by covalent grafting of quaternary ammonium compounds. Colloids Surf B 169:195–205CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. Gao D, Chen C, Ma JZ et al (2014) Preparation, characterization and antibacterial functionalization of cotton fabric using dimethyl diallyl ammonium chloride-allyl glycidyl ether-methacrylic/nano-ZnO composite. Chem Eng J 258:85–92CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. Gao D, Duan X, Chen C et al (2015a) Synthesis of polymer quaternary ammonium salt containing epoxy group/nano ZnO long-acting antimicrobial coating for cotton fabrics. Ind Eng Chem Res 54:10560–10567CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. Gao D, Zhang W, Ma J et al (2015b) Influence of alcohols on stability and mechanical properties of polyacrylate coating material. J Coat Technol Res 12(6):1–8CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. Gao D, Lyu L, Lyu B et al (2017) Multifunctional cotton fabric loaded with Ce doped ZnO nanorods. Mater Res Bull 89:102–107CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. Gao D, Zhang J, Lyu B et al (2018) Poly(quaternary ammonium salt-epoxy) grafted onto Ce doped ZnO composite: an enhanced and durable antibacterial agent. Carbohyd Polym 200:221–228CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. Gao D, Li Y, Lyu B et al (2019a) Construction of durable antibacterial and anti-mildew cotton fabric based on P(DMDAAC-AGE)/Ag/ZnO composites. Carbohyd Polym 204:161–169CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. Gao D, Zhang Y, Lyu B et al (2019b) Nanocomposite based on poly(acrylic acid)/attapulgite towards fame retardant of cotton fabrics. Carbohyd Polym 206:245–253CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. Guo X, Guo B, Wang Y et al (2017) Preparation of spherical metal-organic frameworks encapsulating Ag nanoparticles and study on its antibacterial activity. Mater Sci Eng C 80:698–707CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. Hong D, Cao G, Qu J et al (2018) Antibacterial activity of Cu2O and Ag co-modified rice grains-like ZnO. J Mater Sci Technol 34:2359–2367CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. Ibanescu M, Musat V, Textor T et al (2014) Photocatalytic and antimicrobial Ag/ZnO nanocomposites for functionalization of textile fabrics. J Alloys Compd 610:244–249CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. Irfan M, Perero S, Miola M et al (2017) Antimicrobial functionalization of cotton fabric with silver nanoclusters/silica composite coating via RF co-sputtering technique. Cellulose 24(5):2331–2345CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. Jin Y, Pu Q, Fan H (2015) Synthesis of linear piperazine/polyether functional polysiloxane and its modification of surface properties on cotton fabrics. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 7:7552–7558CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  21. Karim MN, Singh M, Weerathunge P et al (2018) Visible-light-triggered reactive-oxygen-species-mediated antibacterial activity of peroxidase-mimic CuO nanorods. ACS Appl Nano Mater 1(4):1694–1704CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  22. Li X, He S, Liu X et al (2019) Polymer-assisted freeze-drying synthesis of Ag-doped ZnO nanoparticles with enhanced photocatalytic activity. Ceram Int 45(1):494–502CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. Liu L, Liu Z, Yang Y et al (2018a) Photocatalytic properties of Fe-doped ZnO electrospun nanofibers. Ceram Int 44(16):19998–20005CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  24. Liu Q, Li J, Zhong X et al (2018b) Enhanced antibacterial activity and mechanism studies of Ag/Bi2O3. Adv Powder Technol 29(9):2082–2090CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  25. Lu Z, Gao J, He Q et al (2017) Enhanced antibacterial and wound healing activities of microporous chitosan-Ag/ZnO composite dressing. Carbohyd Polym 156:460–469CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  26. Lyu B, Cheng K, Gao D et al (2019) Enhanced hygienic property of solvent-free polyurethane film by hollow TiO2 microspheres. J Clean Prod 209:608–616CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  27. Mai Z, Xiong Z, Shu X et al (2018) Multifunctionalization of cotton fabrics with polyvinylsilsesquioxane/ZnO composite coatings. Carbohyd Polym 199:516–525CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  28. Qian L, Lei D, Duan X et al (2018) Design and preparation of metal-organic framework papers with enhanced mechanical properties and good antibacterial capacity. Carbohyd Polym 192:44–51CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  29. Sathya M, Pushpanathan K (2018) Synthesis and optical properties of Pb doped ZnO nanoparticles. Appl Surf Sci 449:346–357CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  30. Sharkawy A, Fernandes IP, Barreiro MF et al (2017) Aroma-loaded microcapsules with antibacterial activity for eco-friendly textile application: synthesis, characterization, release and green grafting. Ind Eng Chem Res 56(19):5516–5526CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  31. Song Y, Jiang H, Wang B et al (2018) Silver-Incorporated Mussel-Inspired PolydopamineCoatings on Mesoporous Silica as an Efficient Nanocatalyst and Antimicrobial Agent[J]. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 10(2):1792–1801CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  32. Svetlichnyi V, Shabalina A, Lapin I et al (2016) ZnO nanoparticles obtained by pulsed laser ablation and their composite with cotton fabric: preparation and study of antibacterial activity. Appl Surf Sci 372:20–29CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  33. Tian T, Shi X, Cheng L et al (2014) Graphene-based nanocomposite as an effective, multifunctional, and recyclable antibacterial agent. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 6(11):8542–8548CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  34. Tu X, Hu F, Thakur K et al (2018) Comparison of antibacterial effects and fumigant toxicity of essential oils extracted from different plants. Ind Crops Prod 124:192–200CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  35. Wei T, Tang Z, Yu Q et al (2017) Smart antibacterial surfaces with switchable bacteria-killing and bacteria-releasing capabilities. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 9(43):37511–37523CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  36. Yan X, Li J, Yi L (2017) Fabrication of pH-responsive hydrophilic/hydrophobic janus cotton fabric via plasma-induced graft polymerization. Mater Lett 208:46–49CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  37. Yan J, Zheng L, Hu K et al (2019) Cationic polyesters with antibacterial properties: facile and controllable synthesis and antibacterial study. Eur Polymer J 110:41–48CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  38. Yang H, Zhang Q, Chen Y et al (2018a) Microwave-ultrasonic synergistically assisted synthesis of ZnO coated cotton fabrics with an enhanced antibacterial activity and stability. ACS Appl Bio Mater 1(2):340–346CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  39. Yang H, Zhang Q, Chen Y et al (2018b) Ultrasonic-microwave synthesis of ZnO/BiOBr functionalized cotton fabrics with antibacterial and photocatalytic properties. Carbohyd Polym 201:162–171CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  40. Zhang S, Yang X, Tang B et al (2018) New insights into synergistic antimicrobial and antifouling cotton fabrics via dually finished with quaternary ammonium salt and zwitterionic sulfobetaine. Chem Eng J 336:123–132CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Nature B.V. 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Bioresources Chemical and Material EngineeringShaanxi University of Science and TechnologyXi’anChina
  2. 2.National Demonstration Center for Experimental Light Chemistry Engineering EducationShaanxi University of Science and TechnologyXi’anChina

Personalised recommendations