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FSW Blog: The Lab Journal

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Selling to the New Carpet Industry

March 21st, 2017|Tags: , , |

In my last blog entry, “The Consolidation of the Carpet Industry,” we discussed how few ma [...]

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10 Steps to Create Superior Waterproof Leather

March 14th, 2017|Tags: , |

Water resistance is the ability of leather resisting absorption and transmission of water. [...]

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Intern Spotlight: The Lab in Full Color

March 9th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

Katherine Quast joined the FSW team back in August of 2016. Her role as a Lab Tech Intern [...]

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How Do You Make an Azo Dye?

March 7th, 2017|Tags: , |

We don’t often think of color as something manufactured. The color of our favorite shirt o [...]

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Pre-Scour vs. Pre-Bleach: The Best Way to Pretreat Cotton

February 28th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

All dyers should know that it is crucial to pretreat cotton prior to dyeing. This process [...]

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Finishing Line Upgrades to Save Time & Reduce Consumption – Part 1

February 21st, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Let’s take a look at your spray finishing line to see if it’s performing up to standard. Y [...]