Metallized dye

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The metallic salt of an organic dye. Metallized dyes are applied to fabrics in an acid bath. Sodium chloride is used to precipitate the dye onto the fiber.

Synonyms and Related Terms

tinta metalizada (Port.)

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
  • Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Dictionary of Fiber & Textile Technology (older version called Man-made Fiber and Textile Dictionary, 1965), Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Charlotte NC, 1990