International Journal of Home Science
2022, VOL. 8 ISSUE 2, PART D
An introduction to sustainable finishing techniques of textiles
Author(s): Garima Anand and Dr. Ananya Mitra Pramanik
Textile finishing plays a crucial role in imparting value addition to textiles. The conventional functional finishes used on textiles during processing involve application of hazardous chemicals and auxiliaries. These processes are also disadvantageous in terms of energy consumption, cost and industrial effluents which ultimately lead to environmental pollution. The advent of sustainable finishing processes related to UV Protection Finish, Anti-microbial finish, Flame retardant finish, Irradiation Technologies, Nanotechnology and Plasma treatment helps to overcome the hazardous effects of chemicals and auxiliaries used in the conventional finishing processes. This paper uses secondary research methods from various books, publications, as well as electronic sources to conduct the study of the prominent recent developments in Sustainable finishing techniques used for natural and man-made fibers.
How to cite this article:
Garima Anand, Dr. Ananya Mitra Pramanik. An introduction to sustainable finishing techniques of textiles. Int J Home Sci 2022;8(2):217-220.