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Recorded September 10, 2015
Presented by Leon Moser, Consultant
This webinar will provide a brief overview of the history and early development of sulfur dyes as well as a discussion of the basic properties of the modern dyes. The advantages and disadvantages of using these dyes on modern textile products will be addressed. Current application methods for dyeing textile substrates with sulfur dyes will also be reviewed.
Leon Moser, Consultant
Leon received a BS and a MS in Textile Chemistry from North Carolina State University. After graduation in 1972, Leon began his career at the Wake Finishing Plant of Burlington Mills in Wake Forest, NC. There Leon was Shift Dyer, Dye Lab Manager, and Assistant Plant Chemist. In 1974, he started his career with the College of Textiles at NCSU as an extension specialist, faculty member, and instructor in the Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science Department. In addition, he had administrative responsibility for the dyeing and finishing pilot plant and the physical testing laboratories. Leon taught industry courses in textile fibers, preparation, color, dyeing, chemical finishing, mechanical finishing, and environmental issues. He has participated in numerous technical audits and evaluations of domestic and international textile processing plants.
Leon retired from the College of Textiles, North Carolina State University in 2006. After retiring Leon started a consulting career to brand, retail, textile mills, and related industries.
Leon is senior member of AATCC and has been a global instructor for the Association. In that capacity he conducted seminars in Mexico and India.
Leon has published more than 40 papers focusing on textile fibers, preparation, color, dyeing, printing, finishing and textile environmental topics.