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International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

Table 2 Dye-uptake of unmordanted, alum and calcium chloride mordanted cotton fabrics

From: Color and fastness properties of mordanted Bridelia ferruginea B dyed cellulosic fabric

FabricFabric weight (g)Effluent absorbanceEffluent conc. (mg/L)Dye absorbed (mg/L)Dye-uptake (mg/g)
Unmordanted fabric20.54261.43238.57119.29
Alum post-mordanted fabric20.54261.43238.57119.29
Alum meta-mordanted fabric20.41199.52300.48150.25
Alum pre-mordanted fabric20.38185.24314.76157.38
Calcium chloride post-mordanted fabric20.54261.43238.57119.29
Calcium chloride meta-mordanted fabric20.32156.67343.33171.67
Calcium chloride pre-mordanted fabric20.28137.62362.38181.20