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FSW Blog: The Lab Journal

FD&C Dyes: What are They?

July 11th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Have you ever thought about the color that is in your food, soft drinks, cosmetics, and me [...]

What Type of Finish Does Your Fabric Need?

July 4th, 2017|Tags: , |

In textiles, there are many different finishes that can be applied to promote the performa [...]

The History of Topical Treatments for Carpet

June 27th, 2017|Tags: , , |

In 1986, DuPont introduced Stainmaster®, bringing about a revolution in the carpet industr [...]

How to Select and Maintain Felts for Leather Tanning Machines

June 20th, 2017|Tags: , |

One way to use felts is on machines throughout the leather making process. From wet end to [...]

Location Spotlight: Mexico Like You’ve Never Seen it Before

June 13th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Bustling streets, brightly colored houses and taco stands on every corner is just a snapsh [...]

How to: Dye Worn 100% Cotton Denim Jeans

June 6th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Recently, there has been a trend to refurbish/re-style worn apparel such as jeans. Later o [...]