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Irish linen bleaching, and bleaching machinery

John Smyth

Irish linen bleaching, and bleaching machinery

by John Smyth

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Published by John Falconer in Dublin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from Transactions of Civil Engineers of Ireland.

Statementby John Smyth.
ContributionsInstitution of Civil Engineers of Ireland.
The Physical Object
Pagination24p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17499871M

10 Kerr R, Essays on the New method of Bleaching with an Account of the Nature, Preparation and Properties of Oxygenated Muriatic Acid (Trustees of Author: Jaime Wisniak. Bleaching Agent A bleaching agent is a substance that can whiten or decolorize other ing agents essentially destroy chromophores (thereby removing the color), via the oxidation or reduction of these absorbing groups. Thus, bleaches can be classified as either oxidizing agents or reducing agents.

- Explore anna's board "Irish linen", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Irish, Linens and lace and Irish lace pins. If so, you should probably not even try to wash the drapes at home, let alone subject them to harsher treatments such as bleaching. Although linen is a natural fiber, mostly made of cellulose, and can withstand hypochlorite bleach (ordinary chlorine bleach) as well as any other fiber, this chemical is quite toxic and damaging.

Pulp bleaching process Bleaching involves removing virtually all of the lignin that still remains after cooking, as the lignin contains the chromophoric groups which make the pulp dark. Strictly speaking, bleaching and cooking are both delignification processes, and modern developments have tended to blur the difference between the two processes.   By bleaching the textile, it breaks down the greige, making it softer and more comfortable. In textile processing, textile bleaching is the second step of the procedure. Before bleaching comes scouring, in which wetting agents remove some of the additives; this is mostly done to make the textile water-absorbent.


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Irish linen bleaching, and bleaching machinery by John Smyth Download PDF EPUB FB2

BLEACHING OF LINEN The bleaching of linen is a much more complicated and tedious process than the bleaching of cotton. This is due in part to the fact that in linen the impurities amount to 2o% or more of the weight of the fibre, whereas in cotton they do not usually exceed 5%.

The linen industry was an important one in Ireland during the 18th and 19th centuries, and many families were involved in either the spinning of flax into yarn, or in the bleaching of the linen.

This section gives some background on the bleaching greens and the families in the parish of Aghadowey, Co. Londonderry that ran them during that period.

Bleaching linen can be necessary both if the linen gets stained or if it is older white linen and has begun to yellow. Basic bleaching is pretty straightforward, but if you are sensitive to chemical bleach products, you can also use some natural methods to help keep linens white%(4).

This “natural bleach” is still in use in Holland, a higher price being paid for linen bleached in this way than for the same material bleached with the aid of bleaching powder. In the year Dr James Ferguson of Belfast received a premium of £ from the Irish Linen Board for the application of lime in the bleaching of linen.

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Let’s get started. English: Master of Irish linen bleaching Small Landscapes, Women Bleaching Linen Near a Walled Town, Two kinds of brown ink over black chalk on cream antique laid paper, lined with Japanese paper, x cm (5 1/4 x 8 1/16 in.), Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

16th century. Irish linen experienced somewhat of a revival during the American Civil War when there were disruptions to the supply of cotton reaching Europe. There was a shortage of cotton goods, known as the Cotton Famine, on the world market, and Irish linen took up the slack.

There was significant expansion in the industry, and for many enormous profits. Find here online price details of companies selling Bleaching Machines. Get info of suppliers, manufacturers, exporters, traders of Bleaching Machines for buying in India. A wide variety of cotton bleaching machine options are available to you, There are suppliers who sells cotton bleaching machine onmainly located in Asia.

The top countries of suppliers are India, China, and Pakistan, from which the percentage of cotton bleaching machine supply is 1%, 86%, and 7% respectively. A wide variety of cloth bleaching machine options are available to you, There are suppliers who sells cloth bleaching machine onmainly located in Asia.

The top countries of suppliers are India, China, and India, from which the percentage of cloth bleaching machine supply is 1%, 96%, and 1% respectively. Linen fabrics have a high natural luster; their natural color ranges between shades of ivory, ecru, tan, or grey.

Pure white linen is created by heavy bleaching. Linen fabric typically varies somewhat in thickness and is crisp and textured, but it can in some cases feel stiff and rough, and in other cases feel soft and smooth.

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Textile bleaching is one of the stages in the manufacture of raw textile materials, when they are in natural form, are known as 'greige' material. This greige material will have its natural color, odor and impurities that are not suitable for clothing materials.

Bleaching agents are manufactured by different types of chemical manufacturing companies. All of the bleaching agents have not same characteristics. In bleaching process H 2 0 2 is used widely for bleaching. So, bleaching should be perfect for get a better dyeing performance.

After bleaching, materials need to neutralize for next process. The art of bleaching has been practiced since the been assessed through comparative index to adjudge beginning of civilization2 as well described and men- whether the existing bleaching recipes can produce tioned in old texts3.

Unlike cotton, retted flax (linen) levelled reflectance or not. contains only about 70% (X-cellulose and the high. Outdoor drying and bleaching Sun on the bleaching ground. When Sunlight Soap was named in the s, spreading laundry in the sun was the best way of whitening it.

For centuries this had worked to counteract yellowing from storage, from soaking in urine, or from certain soap ingredients. Bleaching and drying both used to be mainly outdoor activities, and they were.

Full text of "Bleaching, dyeing, and calico-printing. With formulae" See other formats. Full text of "The Irish linen trade hand-book and directory" See other formats.

A Neglected Branch of Irish Industry (Calico and Linen Printing in Ireland) Anonymous. The abundance of pure water there offered every facility for bleaching purposes, and, accordingly, we find that about the yearan attempt to bleach and print cotton goods, was made at a place a few miles from the city.

the Irish Linen Board. Mr John Williamson, a linen bleacher, who owned nearly all of the village, and played a key role in the development of the linen trade, purchased the house in A quarter of a mile upstream from Glenmore House lay Glenmore Bleach Works. Picture: A Linen Bleach Green in County Down circa Irish Linen is renowned the world over for its superior craftsmanship and quality of the material.

Irish Damask linen, developed in the 18 th century, graced the tables of stately homes and royal palaces all around the world and is still produced in Ireland today. The linen industry has been a large-scale provider of trade and .Bleaching and Dyeing Machinery and Equipment Textiles Textiles and Nonwovens.

Germany. Machinery for wet and dry finishing processes in the textile industry. Washing, bleaching and dyeing machines. Padding, coating, laminating, drying and curing systems. On-line ordering of spare parts. Link to trade fairs and symposia.

Site can be.The water of the Upper Bann was relatively soft and free of discolouration as it flowed through Katesbridge, Banbridge, Gilford and on to Moyallon, but after this point the river flowed through peat bogs near Portadown which imparted a brown colour, and was a disadvantage in the bleaching of linen yarn or cloth.