Wrinkle Resistant, Stiff and Soft Finishing of Textiles | Alison

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Wrinkle Resistant, Stiff and Soft Finishing of Textiles

Learn about the Wrinkle resistant, stiff and soft finishing of textiles with this free online course

Free Course
In this free online textile finishing course, you will learn about different textile finishes used in today's textile industry such as wrinkle-resistant finish, stiff and soft finishes. This will include their application and evaluation processes. You will also learn catalysis and catalysts followed by a discussion on how to control formaldehyde release.
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    5-6 Hours
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This free course will begin by introducing you to the purpose of the textile finishing. You will learn about the wrinkle-resistant finish, how it is applied and evaluated. You will also be able to explain why it is crucial to control formaldehyde release and its impact on people and the environment.

Next, this tutorial will take you through the principles of stiff finish, its application and evaluation techniques. After that, you will gain an understanding of soft and emulsion finishing and where they are used in daily life. You can test your knowledge with the final assessment by the end of the course.

By the end of the course, you will have a strong understanding of the wrinkle-resistant, stiff and soft finishing. This will give you much more confidence when talking about various fabrics in daily life or at work, and may even begin a life-long textile learning journey. So why wait?

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this free certificate course you will be able to:

  • Define the need for textile finishing.
  • Explain how a wrinkle-resistant finish is formed, applied and evaluated.
  • Discuss how to control formaldehyde release.
  • Define the principle and process to make a fabric stiffer.
  • Explain how soft finish is formed, applied and evaluated.


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