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Published on Friday, 08 April 2016

Crab shells help to fix denim dyes

Written by Tommy Lee

MILAN – An Italian company has produced a new range of denim which uses chitosan to help fix natural pigment dyes on to cotton fibre which is claims can reduce its water consumption in the denim manufacturing process by 80 per cent over a year. Italdenim’s ‘Respect Nature’ fabric uses recycled chitin derived from crustacean shells through a new process developed by fellow Italian textile manufacturer Canepa. 


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