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Development and processing of lyocell
R B Chavan & A K Patra
An account of lyocell, covering the hindsight of its development and available brands has been reported. This wonder fibre surpasses all other cellulosic fibres in terms of properties, aesthetics and, quite importantly, ecology in manufacturing. Among the various names with which lyocell is available, Tencel and Tencel A 100 are the prominent and widely used. Besides dealing with the various attributes of lyocell, the options for wet treatment of the fibre with reference to steps of processing, suitability of dyes and process parameters have also been addressed.
Keywords: Fibrillation, Lyocell, Peach-skin effect, Tencel, Tencel A 100
IPC Code: Int. Cl.7 D01F 2/00, D21H 13/08