VOCs Reduction of Visible-light Responsive Photocatalyst coated nylon/polyester composite fiber for Vehicle Interior Parts and Materials

가시광 감응형 광촉매가 코팅처리된 자동차내장재용 Nylon/Polyester 복합섬유의 VOCs 저감

  • 최세영 (청주대학교 응용화학과)
  • Received : 2014.02.10
  • Accepted : 2014.02.25
  • Published : 2014.03.31


In this study, characteristics of visible-light responsive photocatalyst Weltouch, especially VOCs reduction of visible-light responsive photocatalyst coated nylon/polyester composite fiber for vehicle interior parts and materials were evaluated. Visible-light responsive photocatalyst Weltouch was observed for both anatase phase and rutile phase. It is activated by light longer than 420nm. VOCs and formaldehyde generated from visible-light responsive photocatalyst treated nylon/polyester composite fiber were reduced confirmly. Visible-light responsive photocatalyst was firmly attached to the surface of nylon/polyester composite fiber without elimination even after 25 times repeated washing. And washing durability of nylon/polyester composite fiber confirmed the excellence that reduction effects of VOCs after repeated washing has appeared as much as before washing.


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