Karen Leonas Professor Of Textiles At NC State On Water Issues

Karen Leonas Professor Of Textiles At NC State On Water Issues


Textile production in especially in the finishing
the wet finishing dying and finishing uses a tremendous amount of water and water scarcity
is an issue in many parts of the world and we are going to see it becoming more and more
scarse over time so using new technologies such as foam finishing or implementing new
technologies such as foam finishing super critical carbon dioxide dying plasma treatments
before you actually dye and digital printing our ways we can reduce the amount of water
thats used but reducing the amount of water that also reducing the amount of energy because
it takes less energy to heat the water up and it takes less energy yo dry the fabric
because there is less water in it and so that very very critical in the environmental impact
and footprint that comes out

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