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Published on Monday, 14 October 2013

Textile sizing agent from chicken feathers

Written by John Mowbray

Chicken feathersNEBRASKA – US researchers have developed what is claimed to be an environmental alternative to PVA-based warp sizing agents derived from waste chicken feathers. The new sizing agent can be used on polyester and polyester/cotton blended textiles, is biodegradable, and is claimed to have similar properties to traditional warp sizing agents.


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