Why Do Clothes Shrink?
Reactions Science Videos | April 16, 2019
Knowing the do’s and don’ts of washing your clothes can be difficult, but chemistry has got your back. With a quick lesson in textile chemistry, you’ll be able to understand the different fabrics that make up your clothes. This week on Reactions, we’ll explore whether it’s safe to wash your favorite new shirt at home or if you really need to take it to the dry cleaner’s.
How Dry Cleaning Works
Don't Say 'Dry Clean Only' If It Can Be Washed
1.2.1. The wash cycle
Periodic graphics: The chemistry of dry cleaning
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