As shown in the above figure, the black color we see is, from an optical perspective, because they absorb all visible light.

Black in dyes is the most commonly used dye in our printing and dyeing production. Is each black dye a single black? Let’s learn about it together with the Dyeing and Finishing Encyclopedia Reading Club:

1、 Disperse Black:

Disperse black is not a single black, it is generally composed of three single disperse dyes (such as disperse Violet, navy blue, orange, etc.) mixed together. For example, disperse black ECO(violet 93#,navy blue 291:1, orange 288#,)

2、 Reactive Black:

The main component in reactive black is generally reactive 5 # black, and monochromatic 5 # black is commonly referred to as navy blue. Therefore, reactive black is also made by mixing three or more reactive dyes. Jet black WNN it is mixed by Reactive black B &Orange T-5R,Deep Red CD)

3、 Cationic black:

Cationic black is not monochromatic black, it is also made by mixing three cationic dyes.

4、 Vat Black:

There are two common types of Vat black: monochrome black and mixed black, for example, Vat black RB is a monochrome black (Vat black 9 #).

5、 Acid black:

Acid black is mainly monochromatic, such as acid black LD. In addition to monochromatic acid black, there are also acidic black mixed with three primary colors; Acid mordant black is Acid mordant black 9#, black 11#.

6、 Sulphur black:

Sulphur black belongs to a mixture, but it is monochromatic black.

7、 Direct black:

Direct dyes are generally monochromatic black, as Direct Black 19, Direct black 22, but the black used for blended dyeing is usually a combination of navy blue as the main color.


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