Nylon is a synthetic fiber widely used in industrial applications due to its abrasion resistance, durability, high “stretch” ability, and resilience.  They are also used extensively in sportswear and hi-tech light-weight microfiber garments which provide improved breathability, water resistence, durability, and comfort.  Other nylon end-products include rope & cordage, parachute fabric, sail cloth, and cargo straps. Organic Dyes and Pigments offers a number of acid & disperse dye lines for nylon providing a wide shade and physical property range.  These dye product lines include the Orco Lanamide™, Orco Milling™Orco Nylosol™, Orcolan Neutral™, Orcoset™ and Orcocil™ brands.  OrcoSperse™ pigment dispersions are also used for printing on nylon fabric.

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Orco Lanamide™ Acid Dyes for Nylon

The Orco Lanamide™ product line consists of non-hazardous, non-chrome acid dyes applicable to nylon and blends offering high fastness, brightness, and compatibility as a group. Orco Lanamide™ dyes are especially suited for the sport and swimwear garments.

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Procedures & Technical Bulletins

Color

Orco
Lanamide™

Light
Fastness

IIA Wash
Fastness

Perspiration

Yellow Y

6-7

4-5

3-5

Yellow GY

5-6

3-5

3-4

Yellow VG

5-7

4-5

4-5

Red R

4-6

3-5

2-5

Rubine RB

3-6

3-5

4-5

Red 2B

5-7

2-5

3-5

Blue BR

6-7

3-4

2-5

Brilliant Blue RR

5-6

2-5

4-5

Brilliant Blue XT

6-7

3-5

4-5

Turquoise TQ

2-4

4-5

4-5

Green CB

5-7

3-5

4-5

Orco Milling™ Acid Dyes for Nylon 

Orco Milling™ dyes are characterized by their high wetfastness and their wide range of bright colors. Although their lightfastness falls somewhat short of the metallized group of acid colors they do offer a brighter shade range to choose from. These dyes are used primarily in stock and package dyeing but have been used in piece dyeing where careful temperature and pH control is possible.

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Procedures & Technical Bulletins

Color

Color
Index

Orco Milling™
Solubility

Light
Fastness

Wash
Fastness

Acid
Black 24

Black 2BN

40 g/l

6

3-4

Acid
Blue 80

Brilliant Blue BL

40 g/l

5-6

4-5

Acid
Blue 83

Brilliant Cyanine 6B

30 g/l

2-3

3-5

Acid
Blue 90

Brilliant Cyanine G

40 g/l

1-2

3-5

Acid
Blue 113

Cyanine 3R 125%

30 g/l

5-7

3-5

No CI

Blue RLWS

45 g/l

5-6

4-5

No CI

Blue 4SR 200% (T)

35 g/l

5-6

2-4

Acid
Green 19

Green B Conc

30 g/l

3-4

3-5

Acid
Green 41

Green 7GS

30 g/l

6

4-5

No CI

Orange 4R-OR 200% (T)

50 g/l

5

4-5

Acid
Red 114s

Red RS-W

50 g/l

4

4

Acid
Red 119

Bordeaux LFS

30 g/l

4-6

4-5

Acid
Red 131

Brilliant Red 3NR

40 g/l

4-5

2-5

Acid
Red 249

Brilliant Red B

35 g/l

3-4

4-5

Acid
Violet 48

Brilliant Violet BL 200%

90 g/l

5-6

4-5

Acid
Violet 54

Brilliant Red 10B

50 g/l

4

4-5

Acid
Yellow 44

Yellow 6G

50 g/l

4-5

3-5

Acid
Yellow 38

Yellow O

40 g/l

5

3-4

No CI

Yellow 5G Conc

40 g/l

4-6

2-5

Orcolan Neutral™ Acid Dyes for Nylon

Orcolan Neutral™ dyes for nylon and wool, are 2:1 premetalized acid dyes. Because of their large molecular size, these behave similarly to the Orco Milling™ dyes in application and strike rate. Because of the metal complex (Cr+3 usually), these dyes exhibit excellent light and wet fastness and find application in automotive industrial fabrics.

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Procedures & Technical Bulletins

Color

Color
Index

Orcolan Neutral™
Solubility

Light
Fastness

Wash
Fastness

Acid
Black 107

Black BGL 200%

50 g/l

6-7

3-4

Acid
Black 164

Black 3SBR

50 g/l

6-8

4-5

Acid
Black 172

Black DW

70 g/l

6

4-5

Acid
Black 172

Black DW Liquid

6

4-5

Acid
Black 194

Black BR

70 g/l

6-7

4-5

Acid
Black 194

Black BR Liquid

6-7

4-5

No CI

Black BL

60 g/l

6

4-5

No CI

Black JMA-2

50 g/l

6

4-5

No CI

Black RBL

25 g/l

6

4-5

No CI

Black LDS

40 g/l

5-6

4-5

No CI

Black MGBL

60 g/l

6-7

4-5

Acid
Black 58s

Grey BLGY-N

60 g/l

5-6

4-5

Acid
Black 60

Grey B

60g/l

5-6

4-5

Acid
Black 64s

Olive BGL 200%

60 g/l

5-6

5

Acid
Blue 127s

Blue GL

40 g/l

5-6

4-5

Acid
Blue 193

Dark Blue BR

40 g/l

5

4-5

Acid
Brown 289

Brown BRL

20 g/l

5-6

4-5

Acid
Brown 45

Brown 2RL

20 g/l

6

5

Acid
Brown 48s

Brown 5R Special

30 g/l

5-6

4-5

Acid
Brown 227

Brown GRL

30 g/l

6-7

4-5

Acid
Brown 282

Brown GRS

30 g/l

5-6

4-5

Acid
Orange 60

Orange NR

60 g/l

6-7

3-4

Acid
Orange 86

Orange RL 250%

50 g/l

6-7

5

Acid
Red 182

Red B

50 g/l

6-8

3-4

Acid
Red 259

Red 4GL

45 g/l

6-7

4-5

Acid
Red 362

Red BMS

50 g/l

6-7

4-5

Acid
Red 414

Red RLS

40 g/l

5-6

5

Acid
Violet 90

Bordeaux BSB

30 g/l

4-6

4-5

Acid
Yellow 127

Yellow 5G

40 g/l

6

4-5

Acid
Yellow 129

Yellow 2GL Ex

30 g/l

7

5

Acid
Yellow 151

Yellow WN 250%

70 g/l

4-5

3-5

Orco Nylosol™ Acid Dyes for Nylon

Orco Nylosol™ dyes for nylon are characterized by their excellent leveling and penetrating properties in addition to their wide range of bright colors. Although this range does not exhibit the high wet and light fastness properties of the Milling and Metallized dyes, when selected carefully and after-treated properly, good fastness may be achieved. This class of dye consists of two groups, each having somewhat different affinity for nylon and requiring slightly different application methods.

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Procedures & Technical Bulletins

Color

Color
Index

Orco Nylosol™
Solubility

Light
Fastness

Wash
Fastness

Acid
Black 52

Black WA

40 g/l

6-7

5

No CI

Black FVS

35 g/l

6

4-5

No CI

Black CB New

30 g/l

6

5

No CI

Black CBLW

30 g/l

6

5

No CI

Black DW

40 g/l

6-7

5

No CI

Black GD

40 g/l

6

5

No CI

Black JM-NM

35 g/l

5

4-5

Acid
Brown 19

Brown BRL

30 g/l

6-7

4-5

Acid
Blue 25

Blue SWA

60 g/l

5

2-3

Acid
Blue 62

Brilliant Blue B

40 g/l

5

4-5

Acid
Blue 129

Blue PR

35 g/l

6-7

5

Acid
Blue 185

Turquoise Blue 3G

20 g/l

5

4

Acid
Blue 260

Brilliant Blue RL 200%

45 g/l

4-5

4-5

Acid
Blue 288s

Blue E-BRLS (N)

50 g/l

5-6

4-5

Acid
Blue 324

Blue BRL 200%

30 g/l

5

2-4

Acid
Blue 281

Blue GLF

30 g/l

5

5

No CI

Brilliant Blue 3BLF (N)

40 g/l

4-5

3-4

No CI

Navy Blue LFWG (N)

30 g/l

4

2-4

Acid
Green 28

Green C3G 200%

40 g/l

6

4-5

Acid
Orange 116

Orange SLF 200%

70 g/l

6

3-5

Acid
Orange 156

Orange 3G Conc

60 g/l

6-7

3-5

Acid
Red 111

Scarlet GN

25 g/l

5-6

5

Acid
Red 114s

Red 8BRS

50 g/l

4-5

3

Acid
Red 151

Scarlet CL

30 g/l

3-4

2-4

Acid
Red 266

Red 2GP (N)

60 g/l

5-6

2-4

Acid
Red 299

Rubine 5BLF (N)

40 g/l

5-6

3-4

Acid
Red 337

Red GN 200%

40 g/l

4-5

4-5

No CI

Red 2RDF (N)

40 g/l

3-4

3-4

No CI

Pink BRLF (N)

40 g/l

3

3-4

No CI

Red HCO

40 g/l

5-6

3-4

Acid
Yellow 49

Yellow 9GL 200%

70 g/l

5-6

4-5

Acid
Yellow 219

Yellow 4GR 250% (N)

70 g/l

6-7

3-4

Acid
Yellow 250

Brillant Yellow FSC

30 g/l

2

4-5

Acid
Yellow 127

Brilliant Yellow 5G 200%

60 g/l

6

4-5

Orcoset™ Acid Dyes for Nylon

Orcoset™ dyes for nylon and wool are a special group of modified 1:2 metal complex acid dyes exhibiting high fastness levels and similar dyeing properties. All dyes are applied at a pH of 4.5 in conjunction with Orcogal SET.  These dyes find application in stock, piece, and package dyeing. These dyes do not require an ammonia after-scour to achieve wet fastness.

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Procedures & Technical Bulletins

Color
Orcoset
Solubility

Light
Fastness

Wash
Fastness

Black B-S

80 g/l

7

3-5

Grey G-S

100 g/l

6-7

4-5

Blue 2R-S

100 g/l

5-6

4-5

Blue 5G-S

100 g/l

6-7

4-5

Navy R-S

100 g/l

5-6

3-5

Brown B-S

80 g/l

6

4-5

Brown G-S

80 g/l

6

4-5

Green B-S

80 g/l

6-7

4-5

Orange RN-S

80 g/l

5-6

4-5

Red G-S

100 g/l

6-7

4-5

Red 2B-S

30 g/l

5-6

4-5

Bordeaux B-S

100 g/l

5-6

4-5

Violet B-S

100 g/l

5-6

4-5

Yellow 2R-S

100 g/l

6-7

4-5

Yellow 4GN-S

80 g/l

6-7

5

Orcocil™ Disperse Dyes for Nylon

Orcocil™ dyes are a specially selected group of disperse dyes characterized as low-energy disperse type. These exhibit excellent leveling characteristics and build-up at low temperatures on acetate, nylon, and differential dyeing of nylon. These are also used as an alternative to acid dyes on nylon offering excellent leveling properties for barre coverage with limited wash fastness in high concentrations.

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Procedures & Technical Bulletins

Color

Color

Index

ORCOCIL™
Gas Fade

Light Fastness

Wash Fastness

No CI

Black NCS-F

5

5

5

No CI

Black NCI

5

5

4-5

Disperse
Black 9

Black A1B Powder

5

4

4

Disperse
Black 9

Black A1B Paste

5

4

3-4

Disperse
Black 33

Black AT Paste

5

4

3-4

Disperse
Blue 3

Blue BNN Ex Conc

1-4

4

4

Disperse
Blue 7

Fast Blue Green G

1-5

4-6

4-5

Disperse
Blue 102

Blue GFD 150%

4-5

4

4-5

Disperse
Orange 3

Orange GL

5

2

2

Disperse
Red 1

Scarlet B

4

4

3

Disperse
Red 4s

Fast Pink RF-E

2-3

5-6

3-4

Disperse
Red 15s

Pink MC

3

5

3-4

Disperse
Red 17

Red R

4

4

3

Disperse
Red 30

Red B

4-5

2-5

5

Disperse
Violet 1

Violet RLF

1

5-6

2

Disperse
Yellow 3s

Yellow GS

4-5

6

3-4

Disperse
Yellow 3s

Yellow G Sub

4-5

6

3-4

Disperse
Yellow 33s

Fast Yellow GLF New

5

5-6

3

OrcoSperse™ Pigment Dispersions for Nylon Printing

OrcoSperse™ organic aqueous pigment dispersions for textiles are specifically designed for printing, padding, and garment dyeing.  The wide shade range of this product line, including bright fluorescent and earthtone colors, can be used to develop unique shade and physical special effects–just call our technical staff to develop the perfect shade and process to achieve your desired effect. 

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OrcoSperse™ Organic Pigment Dispersions – Shade Card

Procedures & Technical Bulletins

Shade

Pigment Index Name

OrcoSperse™

Light Fastness (Hours)

IIA Wash Fastness
Temperature Stability

No CI

Fluorescent Blue G 2065

3-5

Pass

Heat Sensitive

No CI

Fluorescent Green B 4010

3-5

Pass

Heat Sensitive

No CI

Fluorescent Orange RN 9018

3-5

Pass

Heat Sensitive

No CI

Fluorescent Cerise 6200

3-5

Pass

Heat Sensitive

No CI

Fluorescent Pink BN 6027

3-5

Pass

Heat Sensitive

No CI

Fluorescent Red FP 6003

3-5

Pass

Heat Sensitive

No CI

Fluorescent Yellow GN 9026

3-5

Pass

Heat Sensitive

Black 7

Black KN 8050

40-80

Pass

Stable to 375°F

Blue 15:1

Blue 2GN 2011

300

Pass

Stable to 375°F

Blue 15:1

Blue 2GN 2025

300

Pass

Stable to 375°F

Blue 15:3

Blue 3GN 2031

300

Pass

Stable to 375°F

Blue 29

Royal Blue RN 2008

60-100

Pass

Stable to 375°F

No CI

Brown RN 3000

100-150

Pass

Stable to 375°F

No CI

Brown 2KN 3012

40-80

Pass

Stable to 375°F

Gold 1

Nonmetallic Gold 1012

Pass

Stable

No CI

Nonmetallic Silver 101

Pass

Stable

Green 7

Green BN 4009

300

Pass

Stable to 375°F

Green 7

Green YN 4020

300

Pass

Stable to 375°F

Orange 16

Orange 01/030

10-20

Pass

Stable to 375°F

Red 122

Magenta LDN 6141

100-140

Pass

Stable to 375°F

Red 23

Red 2RN 6110

20-60

Pass

Stable to 375°F

Red 31

Red Violet 3RN 6050

20-40

Pass

Stable to 375°F

Violet 19

Pink LBN 6032

100-120

Pass

Stable to 375°F

No CI

Red BRYN 6002

40-80

Pass

Stable to 375°F

No CI

Scarlet YDC 6019

40-80

Pass

Stable to 375°F

Red 123

Scarlet LDC 6034

100-120

Pass

Stable to 375°F

No CI

Red HS3B 6038

100-140

Pass

Stable to 375°F

Violet 23

Violet 4BN 7026

300

Pass

Stable to 375°F

Yellow 83

Golden Yellow RN 9018

80-100

Pass

Stable to 375°F

Yellow 14

Yellow 2GN 9000

20-40

Pass

Stable to 375°F

No CI

White R 8004

500

Pass

Stable to 375°F

No CI

White SGL 8002

500

Pass

Stable to 375°F

Actual dye samples must be evaluated in a laboratory on medium to be dyed in production for accurate shade and physical property results. Shades shown on print material and computer monitors are for general reference only as they are inherently inaccurate due to calibration variations and technical limitations of monitors and printers.