- Colour fastness
Colour fastness is a term used in dyeing of textile materials means resistance of colour to fading. Light fastness, wash fastness, and rub fastness are the main ones that standardized. The light fastness of textile dye is catagorized from one to eight and the wash fastness from one to five. The higher the number the better fastness is obtained.
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