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International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

Table 3 Colour fastness properties

From: Union dyeing of cotton/nylon blended fabric by plasma-nano chitosan treatment

Dyes Chitosan concentration (%) Wash fastness Wet crocking fastness Light fastness
Colour change Staining on cotton Staining on nylon
Acid Red 138 0 3–4 3–4 2–3 3 4
0.01 4 3–4 3–4 3 4
0.05 4 4 3–4 3–4 4
0.1 4 4 4 3–4 4
0.3 4 4 4 4 4
0.5 4 4 4 4 4