Essential Things to Know About Dyeing, Society of Dyers and Colourists

Essential Things to Know About Dyeing, Society of Dyers and Colourists

Society of Dyers & Colourists Saturday, 1 September 2018

The Society of Dyers and Colourists is the world’s leading independent, educational charity delivering technical colouration expertise. Their mission is to educate the changing world in the science of colour. In this video, they drill down the absolute "must-know" facts when it comes to the world of outsourcing dyeing, dyes to watch out for and how to source responsibly dyed fabrics.

In this Lesson you will learn:

  • How to work with a dye lab and encourage more sustainable practices.
  • The three key things to check before placing a bulk dye order.
  • Advice to accurately colour match.
  • Tips for producing a more sustainable dye facility and method.
  • What restricted substances are.
  • The difference between an RSL and an mRSL.
  • The most dangerous chemical dyes to avoid.

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