Alfa Chemistry Supplies Varieties of Dyes for Industrial Use
Dyes are indispensable in our daily life because they are widely applied in manufacturing like paper, leather, fur, hair, drugs, cosmetics, waxes, greases, plastics and textile. In response to the growing demand for dyes, Alfa Chemistry, a New York-based chemical supplier, announced to offer rich choices of dyes that can be used in various industrial scenarios.
A dye is a colored substance that chemically bonds to the substrate to which it is being applied. Compared with dyes, pigments do not chemically bind to the material they color. Dyeing is believed to have originated in Neolithic times, about 4000 to 9000 years ago. Dyes are usually soluble in water. There are natural dyes and synthetic dyes. Most natural dyes have plant origin and can be extracted from roots, berries, bark, leaves, wood, fungi and lichens. However, most synthetic dyes are made synthetically from petrochemicals.
Alfa Chemistry provides many types of dyes, including acid dyes, azoic dyes, basic