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  • 2.2.13-COTTON VALUE ADDITION-ULTRA-VIOLET FLUORESCENCE

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  • Ultra-violet fluorescence

    Chapter 2 - Cotton value addition - The impact of cotton fibre properties on textile 

     
     

    Variations in the ultra-violet (UV) fluorescence, within and between bales of cotton, could signify potential dye variation and fabric streakiness, particularly when dyeing pastel shades. Such differences in UV fluorescence could be due to differences in ageing, weathering, contaminants, light exposure, mildew attack or heat treatment.