Brown dye vaporization was shown to decrease with increasing surfactant concentration at the fixation temperatures of 300F and 350F with all samples showing the same degree ... Dye dissolves in the auxiliary melt and coats the fibers at thermofixation temperatures. ... The authors gratefully acknowledge Allen King Jr. for his help in surface tension measurements and for his insights. ... Datye, K. V. and S. C. Pitkar, Indian Journal of Technology, Vol. ... AATCC Technical Manual, Vol.