How to Cold Pad-Batch Dye Cotton Using Orco Reactive R-Series™ Dyes

  1. Prepare and prescour cotton goods as necessary.
  2. Pad goods through bath at room temperature containing:

 X oz/gal(gr/L)                        R-Series™ reactive dyes properly prepared

13 oz/gal(100 gr/L)               Sodium Silicate(48°Be’)

0-13oz/gal (0-100gr/L)         Urea

  1. Batch goods at 82-86°F (28-30°C). Typical batch time range for this class of dye is 2-12 hours.
  2. Wash excess or unfixed dye by cold rinsing, then a warm neutralizing rinse @ 120°F (50°C) using acetic acid.
  3. Thoroughly hot rinse and soap at boil using 0.25 oz/gal(2gr/L) Orcopon KP™.
  4. Warm rinse, then a final cold rinse.

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