Types of Finishes

Finishes are two types, these are:
  1. Mechanical/ dry finishes.
  2. Chemical/ wet finishes.
Mechanical/ dry finishes: It involves physical treatment to a fabric surface to cause a change in fabric appearance. Mechanical finishing involving the applications physical principles such as friction, temperature, pressure and many more.
Chemical/ wet finishes: It involves the application of synthesis or natural chemical products, which binds the fibers more or less permanently. It is usually applied to the fabric by padding followed by drying and curing.
schemcatic diagram of wet finishes
Finished fabric performances are four types. These are,
  1. Permanent.
  2. Durable.
  3. Semi-durable.
  4. Temporary.

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