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Published on Friday, 07 June 2013

Textiles coloured with sand-like particles

Written by John Mowbray

spray gunOSAKA – Scientists in Japan claim to have developed a new more environmentally friendly way to colour textiles using microscopic particles of sand-like silicon dioxide and carbon black, which are sprayed on to the surface of a fabric to give vibrant colours that do not fade in sunlight.


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