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Ammonia - Textile Dictionary

Textile Terms Dictionary

Definition:

Ammonia – Ammonium Hydroxide is used in cleaning and to soften water. Ammonia is alkaline and is also used in natural dyeing to change the pH. For some natural dye substances, this also changes the color.
Also Known As:
Ammonium Hydroxide

Translations:

English: ammonia

Finnish: ammoniakki

French:

German: ammoniak

Italian:

Norwegian:

Spanish:

Swedish: ammoniak

trans:gidrooksid ammonija
win: ãèäðîîêñèä àììîíèÿ

Boletopsis Fungi dye
Adding ammonia to the dyebath changes the colour of the yarn.

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