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This procedure is designed for a liquor ratio of 10-15.

  1. Garments should be prescoured and/or bleached as necessary.
  2. Fill machine with water and set bath at 80°F(27°C).
  3. Add:
  1. Add Common or Glauber’s salt, R-Series™ reactive dye properly prepared, and Soda Ash as listed in the table below:

% owg Dye                         Salt in oz/gal(g/L)     Soda Ash in oz/gal(g/L)

0-0.5                                 1.3-2.7   (10-20)                .67 ( 5)

0.5-1.0                               2.7-4.0   (20-30)             1.33 (10)

1.0-3.0                               4.0-6.7   (30-50)             1.33 (10)

>3.0                                   8.0-10.5 (60-80)             1.33 (10)

For turquoise shades use 2.7 oz/gal(20 g/L) of Soda Ash.

 

  1. Load garments and run for 10 minutes at 80°F(27°C).
  2. Heat to 140°F(60°C) at a rate of 2°F/minute and run for 30 minutes.
  3. Sample and adjust shade if necessary.
  4. Drain bath and rinse in new bath at 140°F(60°C) for 5 minutes.
  5. In new bath at 100°F-120°F(38°C-50°C), neutralize with 1 g/L(0.133oz/gal) Acetic Acid 56% or more if necessary for neutralization of residual alkali for 15 minutes. Drop bath.
  6. In a fresh bath at 140-180°F(60-82°C) and containing 1-2% owg Orcopon KP, run goods for 20 minutes and drop bath.
  7. Rinse at 140°F(60°C) for 10 minutes.
  8. Rinse cold until clear.
  9. Add fixative or softener if desired.

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