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PRODUCT LITERATURE


ITAWASH-LT


Product Information


Itawash-LT is a low temperature washing-off agent for Reactive dyes. Itawash-LT reduces time, energy and water against conventionally used washing-off agent. Itawash-LT improves the fastness properties of the dyed substrate.

Key Features & Benefits

Key Features

Benefits

Low temperature washing-off agent

Works at 40-45 deg.C

Single bath washing for dark shades

Reduction in time, energy and water

General Characteristics


Physical appearance

: Colourless clear liquid

Ionic nature

: Cationic

pH of 1% solution

: 6 +/- 1

Miscibility

: Miscible with water

Compatibility

: Compatible with cationic and nonionic products

Stability

: Stable in dilute acid and dilute alkalies

Application


Washing at low temperature 40-45 deg.C

Itawash-LT

: 1.5-2%

Bath pH

: 4.5-5.3

Temp.

: 40-45 deg.C

Time

: 20 min

[I] Process sequence for Batchwise operation:


After dyebath drain


1. Cold Wash for 10 min. and drain


2. Warm Wash at 50° C for 10 min. and drain


3. Neutralize with acetic acid. Adjust the bath pH 5.0-6.0. Run for 5 min. Then raise temp to 60° C, run for 10 min. and drain.


4. Warm Wash at 50° C for 10 min. and drain


5. Cold Wash for 10 min. and drain


6. Adjust the bath pH 4.5-5.3, run 5 min, check pH, then add 2% Itawash-LT (dosing for 20 min) maintain temp. to 40-45 deg.C, continue for 20-30 min. and then drain.


Note :


*Single bath washing recommended for dark shades.

*Double bath washing recommended for orange, bottle green, turquoise and royal blue shades. Dosage of Itawash-LT will be 2% & 1%.


[II] Process sequence for Continuous operation:


1st chamber - Cold wash


2nd chamber - Treatment with 1 g/l Saragen-SO atÿ50 deg.C (or any anionic dispersing agent)


3rd chamber - Neutralizing with Acetic acid; pH 5.0 - 6.0 at 60 deg.C


4th chamber - Treatment with 1 g/l Saragen-SO at 40-45 deg.C (or any anionic dispersing agent)


5th chamber - Cold rinse


6th chamber - Treatment with 2 g/l Itawash-LT at pH 4.5 - 5.3, 40 deg.C


7th chamber - Treatment with 2 g/l Itawash-LT at pH 4.5 - 5.3, 40 deg.C


8th chamber - Cold rinse

9th chamber - Cold rinse

Precautions

Storage Store in cool, ventilated shed away from heat and direct sunlight.Storage temperature should not exceed 35 deg C.Close lids firmly to avoid contact with air and moisture.
Shelf Life 8 months from the date of manufacturing, if stored under controlled conditions.