Table 3

UPF values, protection class and K/S values of twill weave fabric dyed with natural colorants at different concentrations

Colorant

UPF

UV Protection Class

K/S


Twill weave

2% Madder

> 50

Excellent

0.27

4% Madder

> 50

Excellent

0.44

6% Madder

> 50

Excellent

0.59

2 % Cochineal

> 50

Excellent

0.82

4% Cochineal

> 50

Excellent

1.70

6% Cochineal

> 50

Excellent

1.89

2% Indigo

> 50

Excellent

2.33

4% Indigo

> 50

Excellent

3.76

6% Indigo

> 50

Excellent

4.00


Sarkar BMC Dermatology 2004 4:15   doi:10.1186/1471-5945-4-15

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