Definition of vat dye in English:

vat dye

Syllabification: vat dye


  • A water-insoluble dye that is applied as an alkaline solution of a soluble leuco form, the color being obtained through oxidation.



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  • The cost of both solution-dyed and vat-dyed fibers are pretty similar, says Rosenberg.
  • The standard method for the manufacture of pads of tinted writing paper is to begin with sheets of vat-dyed paper.
  • Working with the design team, FiberMark supplied a 23-pt vat-dyed board in the rich brown shades that serve as the overall Corzo signature color scheme.

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