Journal of Textile Science & Engineering

ISSN: 2165-8064

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Bano R

Jamshoro, Sindh

  • Research Article
    Use of Chitosan in Mosquito Repellent Finishing for Cotton Textiles
    Author(s): Bano RBano R

    In present era of modernization in the textile field, we are going through new developments of technology. To ensure our security and safety from the hazards, we need to development the technology that should be reason for our protection. With regard to textiles, a mosquito repellent textile is one such textile product. It protects the human beings from the bite of mosquitoes and thereby promising safety from the diseases like malaria, dengue etc [1]. This abstract presents results of an investigation into mosquito finishing of cotton knitted fabric to improve water repellency. To impart this character in textiles we used commercial mosquito repellent finish that adheres with fabric by commercial binder. In next route of process we replaced commercial binder with natural binder chitosan. The main objective of this study was to investigate the possibility of using Chitosan as a binding.. Read More»

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