Dyed fabrics are a rage in the international market and has gained worldwide recognition based on the sheer variety of natural and synthetic dyes available here, and the distinct types of dyeing methods employed in the textile industry. Dye is any substance, natural or synthetic, used to color various types of fabrics. Dyers use both types of dyes; natural as well as synthetic dyes for processing of fabrics.
Types Of Dyes
Dyes are classified also as acidic or basic according to the medium
required in the dyeing process. A vat dye, e.g., indigo, is so called from
the method of its application; it is first treated chemically so that it
becomes soluble and is then used for coloring materials bathed in a vat.
Although some materials, e.g., silk and wool, can be colored simply by being
dipped in the dye, others, including cotton, commonly require the use of a
mordant that fixes the dye to the fiber.
There are various widely acclaimed dyeing techniques for a variety of
fabric, in which the dyers transfer colors, images or designs to the fabric
and textile through various dyeing techniques. Tie dye & batik is famous
dye. Batik is a method of dyeing fabric using removable wax on the parts of
the fabric where dye is not required. Tie dye is a method of dyeing fabric
after knotting or rubber banding it to produce interesting and irregular