COURSE OUTLINE    - SPRING 2021

Course Title: Textile Applied Finishes and Chemistry

Course Code: TEXD-5108

Credit Hours: 03

Lecturer: Nadeem Afraz

Email: nadeem.afraz@uos.edu.pk

 

INTRODUCTION TO COURSE

The aim of this course is to let students know about the manufacturing process of different important natural/ manmade fibers and reaction of chemicals towards different sources of fiber.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • This course will also help to understand the application of textile finishes applied to different fibers and fabrics for specific uses. This contributes towards understanding of different fibers &dyes/ pigments chemistry and how they respond to each other.

 

POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS, HANDOUTS ETC.

Power point uploaded.

 

TEXTBOOKS TO BE USED FOR THE COURSE /ARTIST WORK / VIDEOS

  1. Schindler, Wolfgang D., and Peter J. Hauser. Chemical Finishing of Textiles. CRC Press, 2010.
  2. Matthews, J. Merritt. Laboratory Manual of Dyeing and Textile Chemistry. J. Wiley & Sons, 2009.
  3. Paul, Roshan. Functional Finishes for Textiles. Woodhead, 2017.

 

COURSE CONTENT AND SCHEDULE

 

Week

Topics and Readings

1.

Textile Applied Finishes Outline and Processing Basics

Pretreatment of Textiles Basics

 

2.

Textile Coloration Basics

Textile Finishing Basics

 

3.

Pretreatment of textile materials

  • Shearing or Singeing, De-sizing and Scouring of Cotton fabric

 

4.

  • Bleaching, Causticizing/Mercerization of Cotton fabric

 

5.

Dye-Stuff Classification

Dyes Applications based on origin of Textile Materials

 

6.

Dyeing techniques (Dope, Hank, Rope and Piece dyeing) 

 

7.

Printing techniques and styles

 

8.

Pigment Printing Paste dispersion and their application

 

9.

Mid Semester

 

10.

Reactive printing paste and their application

11.

Mechanical or Physical finishes for Textiles

12.

Chemical finishes for Textiles

13.

Aesthetic Finishes for Textiles

14.

Functional Finishes for Textiles

15.

Coated and Plasma finishing

16

Brief Overview of Tests for Pretreated/Dyed/Printed and Finishes Fabric

 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

Sessional: 20   (PowerPoint Presentations, Practical Assignments and Homework)

Mid exam: 30

Final exam: 50

 

RULES AND REGULATIONS

  • 75% Attendance will me must.
  • Cell Phones should be silent during class.

Course Material