Normal wash is one of the common washing processes in the garment industry. It is used to wet the fabric or garments, prepare for the sub-sequent washing process e.g: Acid Wash. Normal wash recipe is widely applied to dissolve dirt, dust, others foreign material.
In this content we will learn about normal wash recipe with flowchart and details process.
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Normal wash Recipe:
|Normal washing Liquor Ratio (M :L) = 1 : 5 |
Detergent 1% o.w.f. ( on the weight of material)
Temp = 40 – 60 º c
Time = 15 -30 min
M : L = 1 :5
Softner = 0.1 -1.5% o.w.f.
Temp = Room( 30 -35ºc)
Time = 5 -10 min.
Steam apply ( 40 -60 º)
Continue for 15 -30 min
Step 2: Again load water and run machine for 5 min at room temperature.
Water for 5 – 10 min
Liquor drop unload
Hydro extraction is the process of removing excessive water by applying mechanical centrifugal force. The centrifugal force remove the extra water by hydro extraction machine.
After removing the maximum water, the fabric/garments needs to dried for the sub-sequent process. Stenter machine is widely used to remove moisture, fix the fabric width and GSM.