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Polyester Dyes and Pigments Supplier and Manufacturer

Polyester is a synthetic fiber widely used in industrial applications due to its abrasion & stretch resistance, durability, chemical resistance, and resilience.  The most common polyester, polyethylene terephthalate(PET), is used extensively on…

How to Post Heat-Set Polyester

Post Heat-Setting of polyester after dyeing is common in order to attain dimensional stability of the fabric.  It is important to select the proper dyes having good sublimation properties as…

How to After-Scour(After-Clear) Polyester

After-Scouring(After-Clearing) of polyester after the dyeing process is necessary to remove any residual surface dye and dye carrier.  A good hot overflow rinse at 180°F(83°C) will remove the majority of…

Dye Class and Pigment Descriptions for Polyester

Orcocilacron™ dyes are a group of disperse dyes characterized as medium and high-energy disperse types for the dyeing of polyester atmospherically with carrier, under high temperature/pressure dyeing, and continuous/thermosol dyeing.…

How to Reduction Scour Polyester/Spandex®

Scouring of Polyester/Spandex® will remove any excess oils, waxes, lubricants, or general soil that may be left in the fiber after manufacture, handling, storage, etc.  Polyester is typically a clean…

How to Scour Polyester/Nylon Blends

Polyester/Nylon may require scouring before dyeing or bleaching to remove any residual processing oils, waxes, or general soil.  The scouring procedure would be similar to that of 100% nylon. One…

How to Scour Polyester

Scouring of polyester is necessary to remove any excess oils, waxes, lubricants, or general soils that may be left in the fiber from manufacturing processes, handling, storage, etc.  It is…

How to Pre-Scour Polyester

Scouring of polyester is necessary to remove any excess oil, waxes, lubricants, or general soils that might be left in the fiber from manufacturing processes, handling, storage, etc.  It is…

Dyeing Assistants

Dyeing Assistants

Orco Nylosol Leveler TWA™ Modified Polyoxyethlene Fatty Amino Acid and Polyglycol Ether blend Designed primarily for the level dyeing of nylon piece goods with Orco Nylosol™ dyes. Technical Bulletin

Disperse Dyes For Polyester, Nylon, & Acetate

Disperse Dyes for Polyester, Nylon, & Acetate

Orcocilacron™ dyes are a group of disperse dyes characterized as medium and high-energy disperse types for the dyeing of polyester atmospherically with carrier, under high temperature/pressure dyeing, and continuous/thermosol dyeing.…

ORCO End Of Year Specials

ORCO End of Year Specials

For a limited time, we are offering a 15% discount for existing ORCO customers, and a 10% discount for NEW customers, on three popular dyes detailed below. Quantities are limited…

Orco Polylev B 400™

Orco Polylev B 400™ is a stable nonionic leveling agent designed primarily for promoting the level dyeing of polyester under pressure at 230-275°F(110-135°C).  Its effectiveness is well demonstrated in the…

Textile Dyes & Pigments

Organic Dyes and Pigments offers all textile dye classes and pigment dispersions for all fibers. The table below lists various fibers along with brief descriptions of each. Clicking on the fiber…

dual-color-test

Basic Dyes are modified cationic(basic) water soluble colorants available in both liquid and powder forms from Organic Dyes and Pigments® used in the dyeing and printing of acrylic, modacrylic, Nomex®,…

Disperse Dyes – Orcocilacron™ & Orcocil™

Disperse Dyes – Orcocilacron™ & Orcocil™

Orcocilacron™ disperse dyes are a group of dyes characterized as medium and high-energy disperse types for the dyeing of polyester atmospherically with carrier, under high temperature/pressure dyeing, and continuous/thermosol dyeing.…

Acrylic Fabric Dyes Supplier and Manufacturer

Acrylic  is a versatile fiber which feels like wool but is dry cleanable and easy to care for.  Its softness and light weight lends itself for use in fleece, circular knits,…

Dye Class and Pigment Descriptions for Nylon

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

Orco SynthroScour 100 Powder™

Orco SynthroScour 100 Powder™ is a high-efficiency oxidative scour powder providing half and full-bleach bottoms for 100% cotton and its blends with optical brightening qualities and eliminates the need for…

Orco Sunguard NC-3™

Orco Sunguard NC-3™ is an ultraviolet(UV) absorber that significantly improves the lightfastness of disperse-dyed polyester fabrics and yarns particularly in the automotive upholstery and floor coverings industries. Orco Sunguard NC-3™…

Orco Lubricant WS-NY™

Orco Lubricant WS-NY™ is a water-soluble non-yellowing lubricant for use in atmospheric and high-temperature dyeing applications aiding in the prevention of chafing and crack marks encountered with synthetic fabrics and…

Orco Dye Carrier LLRS-2™

Orco Dye Carrier LLRS-2™ is a low-odor dye carrier for atmospheric dyeing and high temperature leveling of polyester.   Physical Properties Appearance Slightly yellow liquid Ionic charge Nonionic/anionic Chemical type…

Orco Dye Assist 10-4 Liquid™

ORCO Dye Assist 10-4 Liquid is a versatile concentrated dyeing assistant for use on 100% cotton and blends with polyester, wool and polyamides. Having low foaming properties, the product provides…

Orco Dispersant 851™

Orco Dispersant 851™  is an effective dye bath dispersant for dyeing synthetic fibers with disperse dyes. It is particularly used in the nylon hosiery trade where uniformity and levelness are…

Orco CitriSolve DL-AAS-2™

Orco CitriSolve DL-AAS-2™ is a specially designed d’Limonene emulsion cleaner for use in extreme pH conditions needed to clean heavily contaminated equipment or materials requiring compatibility with up to 5%…

Orco BlancoScour 100 Powder™

Orco BlancoScour 100 Powder™ is a safe, economical oxidative bleaching/scouring powder for use in preparing full and half-bleach bottoms on 100% cotton or its blends. Full bleach is for whites…

Orco Synthrowite RBP™

Orco Synthrowite RBP™ is an optical brightener developed for polyester and polyester/cotton blends yielding whites of outstanding brilliance of a neutral bluish tone and offering excellent light fastness. Orco Synthrowite…

Leveling Agents

Leveling Agents

Orco Nylosol Leveler TWA™ Modified Polyoxyethlene Fatty Amino Acid and Polyglycol Ether blend Designed primarily for the level dyeing of nylon piece goods with Orco Nylosol™ dyes. Technical Bulletin

How to Exhaust Dye Acrylic Using Orcozine™ Dyes

  Orcozine™ basic dyes are modified cationic dyes which are widely used for dyeing and printing acrylic, modacrylic, cationic-dyeable nylon, and cationic-dyeable polyester fibers.  The range of Orcozine™ dyes affords…

Orco Reactive I-Series™

Orco Reactive I-Series™

Orco Reactive I-Series™ reactive dyes have monochlorotriazine linking groups and are generally dyed at 175°F(80° C). These offer excellent leveling properties as well as high-exhaustion characteristics making them suitable for…

Direct Dyes – Orcolitefast™ & Orcomine™

Direct Dyes – Orcolitefast™ & Orcomine™

Direct Dyes are anionic water soluble colorants available in both liquid and powder forms from Organic Dyes and Pigments®.  Orcolitefast™ Direct dyes for cellulosics possess excellent light fastness properties. Certain dyes…

Basic Dyes – Orcozine™

Basic Dyes – Orcozine™

Basic Dyes are modified cationic(basic) water-soluble colorants available in both liquid and powder forms from Organic Dyes and Pigments® used in the dyeing and printing of acrylic, modacrylic, cationic-dyeable polyester…

Textile Dyes and Pigments

Organic Dyes and Pigments offers all textile dye classes and pigments for all fibers. The table below lists our textile dye product lines for various fibers along with brief descriptions…

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