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Photocatalyst Effect of Polyester Fabrics Treated with Visible-light Responsive Photocatalyst
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  • Journal title : Elastomers and Composites
  • Volume 51, Issue 1,  2016, pp.31-37
  • Publisher : The Rubber Society of Korea
  • DOI : 10.7473/EC.2016.51.1.31
 Title & Authors
Photocatalyst Effect of Polyester Fabrics Treated with Visible-light Responsive Photocatalyst
Choi, Sei Young;
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In this study, we studied the photocatalytic functionality such as deodorant, antibacterial, antistatic of polyester fabrics treated with visible-light responsive photocatalyst. According to UV/visible spectrometry result, the UV-visible peak of visible-light responsive photocatalyst was found to be red shift at 420 nm sensitive in the visible light region. Also, the deodorizing and antimicrobial performance were shown to be retained more than 99% both before washing and even after 25 times washing. According to washing durability of polyester fabrics treated with visible-light responsive photocatalyst, the reduction effects for gas such as ammonia, trimethylamine, formaldehyde and toluene after 25 times washing appeared to be retained as much as before washing. At both before washing and after 25 times washing, antistatic property showed frictional voltage of approximately 250V.
visible-light responsive photocatalyst;polyester fabrics;deodorization;washing durability;antibacterial;antistatic;
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