Chemical silver plating on polyester/cotton blended fabric

S. Q. Jiang, E. Newton, C. W.M. Yuen, Chi Wai Kan

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Chemical plating is a metallizing process that can impart unique properties to textile fabrics. It has great potential for use in textile production, especially in the functional and decorative aspects. The present study examined the feasibility of applying chemical silver plating to a polyester/cotton blended fabric (T/C fabric) as well as investigating the properties of the silver-plated T/C fabric. It was found that chemical silver plating helped to produce T/C fabric with a novel appearance and to improve its performance.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4383-4387
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Applied Polymer Science
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jun 2006


  • Fibers
  • Modification
  • Surfaces

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Polymers and Plastics
  • Materials Chemistry


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