(this has been turned off because it seems to be the same as naphthol pigment)A general class of dyes that react to formed a colored azo compound on the fiber. For naphthol dyes, the fabric is first treated with a phenolic compound then immersed in a solution that contains a diazonium salt. Naphthol dyes are mainly used for cellulose fibers.
Synonyms and Related Terms
azoic dye; napthol dye (sp)
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Dictionary of Fiber & Textile Technology (older version called Man-made Fiber and Textile Dictionary, 1965), Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Charlotte NC, 1990
- Rosalie Rosso King, Textile Identification, Conservation, and Preservation, Noyes Publications, Park Ridge, NJ, 1985
- B. Berrie, S.Q. Lomax, 'Azo Pigments: Their History, Synthesis, Properties and Use in Artists' Materials', Studies in the History of Art , National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, No. 57, 1997