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Photochemical stability of cellulose textile surfaces painted with some reactive azo-triazine dyes

Abstract

The influence of ultraviolet irradiation of different doses (λ > 300 nm) on the structural and color modifications of cotton fabrics painted with four different azo-triazine dyes (Reactive Yellow 143, Reactive Orange 13, Reactive Red 183, and Reactive Red 2) was studied. High irradiation doses up to 3500 J cm−2 led to changes in the dyes structures. Structural changes before and after the complete irradiation were compared by applying FTIR, UV–Vis, and near infrared chemical imaging techniques. Color modifications were also investigated. Color differences significantly increased with the irradiation dose for all the studied samples.

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Authors acknowledge the financial support of a grant of the Romanian National Authority for Scientific Research, CNCS—UEFISCDI, Project Number PN-II-ID-PCE-2011-3-0187. Authors are grateful to Ph.D. student Manuela-Tatiana Nistor of the “Petru Poni” Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Iasi, Romania, for the recording of the NIR spectra. Paper dedicated to the 65th anniversary of “Petru Poni” Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry of Romanian Academy, Iasi, Romania.

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Rosu, L., Rosu, D., Gavat, CC. et al. Photochemical stability of cellulose textile surfaces painted with some reactive azo-triazine dyes. J Mater Sci 49, 4469–4480 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10853-014-8144-0

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Keywords

  • Color Modification
  • Glucose Ring
  • Sulfate Barium
  • Chromophore Accumulation
  • Bleached Cotton Fiber