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A treatment to remove Sulfur. Desulfuring is done on freshly spun viscose rayon by passing the yarn through a Sodium sulfide solution. Desulfuring is also done on petroleum products to improve their stability and odor.

Synonyms and Related Terms

desulfurization; desulfurizing

Resources and Citations

  • Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Dictionary of Fiber & Textile Technology (older version called Man-made Fiber and Textile Dictionary, 1965), Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Charlotte NC, 1990
  • Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, Phyllis G.Tortora, Robert S. Merkel (eds.), Fairchild Publications, New York City, 7th edition, 1996
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998

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