Comparison between the two treated methods of polyester fabrics with TiO2 or ZnO nanoparticles

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1 Dyeing, Printing and Auxiliaries Department, Textile Research Division, National Research Centre, Cairo 12622, Egypt

2 Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Zagazig University, Egypt


We treated dyed polyester fabric with disperse dyes that we have been prepared with TiO2 or ZnO NPs to increase self-cleaning and light fastness, and we noticed that these attributes were greatly improved. The effectiveness of the polyester fabric to block UV radiation has been tested. Also, the comparisons between the two treated methods were discussed.


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