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July 2022

BTRA Scan Articles - July 2022

Color Removal from Textile Effluent using Emulsion System

Babita U. Chaudhary, Sandip Todkar & Ravindra D. Kale

India’s domestic clothing and textile sector produce 5% of the country’s GDP, 7% of industry output in value terms, and 12% of the country’s export revenues. The primary threat faced by the textile industry is the color of the water that is left after dyeing. In the present study, water in oil nanoemulsion was used to remove the color from textile effluent.

Better Dyeability in Natural Dyeing of Silk using Rare Earth (RE) Salts as Mordant

Archana Gangwar & Dr. Padma S Vankar
Natural dyeing requires two main features- a natural colorant and a mordant which can fix the natural colorant to the fabric. Selection of an appropriate metallic compounds as mordants is essential as well as crucial as there is a natural dye and mordant compatibility factor.

Fume Toxicity and Combustion Behavior of Different Polymers and their Health Hazard

Tejaswini Ghadyale & Chandrakala Madichetty
The risk of fire is a significant problem in today’s society. When a material burns, a number of components are liberated, and poisonous gases are produced as well. Carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide are the two main gases released during a fire, along with hydrochloric acid, nitrogen oxide.

Carbon Fibre - Cost Overview

Prashant Gharal
Carbon fibres are well known for their excellent mechanical property. It’s used as a structural material due to its high specific strength in a fibre form supported by its low density compared to conventional metals. Carbon fibre was used in the 19th century & over 70 years of continuous research & development diversified carbon fibre applications from Defense and aerospace….

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