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BTRA FINAL TECHNICAL REPORT

 

Application of Biotechnology in

Wet Processing of Textiles with special reference to Cellulases to Impart Speciality Finishes

and Amylases for Rapid Desizing

under Indian Mill Conditions 


Year of Publication

1994

Publication Code

03.2.23 /  55 pages

 

 

Price per Copy

 

Indian Customers

Rs. 300/- + Rs. 50/- as courier charges

Foreign Customers

USD 15 + shipping charges [varies with location]

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CONTENTS

  • Introduction

  • Evaluation of enzyme activity and standardisation

  • Investigations on action of cellulose enzyme on cotton and regenerated cellulose fibres

  • Laboratory studies on action of cellulose enzyme on cotton fabrics

  • Mill trials on action of cellulose enzyme on cotton fabrics

  • Cellulose treatments on commercial cotton fabrics and polyester/cotton blends mill trials

  • Studies on cellulose treatment for enhanced absorbency of terry towels

  • Enzymatic finishing of denim garments and fabrics

  • Exploration of avenues towards cost reduction through judicious combination of enzyme with chemicals

  • Assessment of treatment with indigenous cellulose enzymes

  • Studies on fabric desizing with amylase enzymes