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Textile Finishing Processes

Teachers in charge

izv. prof. dr. sc. Anita Tarbuk
doc. dr. sc. Lea Botteri



Study, Module

Textile Technology and Engineering - undergraduate, Module Engineering Design and Management of TextilesTextile Technology and Engineering - undergraduate, Module Textile Chemistry, Materials and EcologyTextile Technology and Engineering - undergraduate, Module Clothing EngineeringTextile Technology and Engineering - undergraduate, Module Textile and Clothing Design for Industry


5 (3+2+0)



Knowledge verification

preliminary exam, writing exam, oral exam

Precondition for testing

Finished laboratory practice

Lecture type

lectures, practice

Exercise type

laboratory practice

Subject content

Introduction, development and terms of textile finishing and dyeing processes. Methods of wet finishing. Preparatory processes, singeing, desizing, scouring, chemical and optical bleaching, mercerization. Finishing of textiles for better aesthetic and functional properties. Coating. Mechanical finishing. Fundamentals of days and dyeing processes. Classification of dyes, according chemical constitution and application. Colour Index (C.I.), colour and its measurements.

Literature necessary for course

D. Heywood, Textile Finishing, SDC, Bradford 2003. T.L. Vigo, Textile Processing and Properties, Elsevier, NY, 1994. P.Carty, M.S. Byrne, The Chemical and Mechanical Finishing of Textile materials, Unique Business Service Limited 1987.

Supplement literature

Papers recently published in the chemical and textile journals D1

Textile Finishing Processes

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