ITAWASH-LT

ITAWASH-LT | Low-temperature washing-off agent

Product Information

Itawash-LT is a low-temperature washing-off agent for Reactive dyes. Itawash-LT reduces time, energy and water against a 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
Stability Stable in dilute acid and dilute alkalies
Compatibility Compatible with cationic and nonionic products
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 with 0.5% Nonionic wetting agent at 50 deg.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. A 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: 9 months from the date of manufacturing, if stored under controlled conditions.

The above information is given in good faith and is without warranty

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