How to Print on Cotton Using Orco Reactive R-Series™ Dyes

  1. Prepare and prescour cotton goods.
  2. Make print paste consisting of:

X%       R-Series™ reactive dye properly prepared

 3%      Urea

30%    Soft warm water

60%    Sodium Alginate(4%)

1%       Orcotol MN Powder™

0.5%   Orco Ferrosol PT 500™

2%       Sodium Bicarbonate

  1. Bulk with water to obtain full 100% formula.
  2. Print
  3. Dry at 230°F (110°C) for 2 minutes.
  4. Steam at 215°F (102°C) for 3-5 minutes.
  5. Wash excess or unfixed dye off by cold rinsing and warm neutralizing rinse @ 120°F(50°C) using acetic acid.
  6. Thoroughly hot rinse and soap at boil using 0.25 oz/gal (2gr/L) Orcopon KP™.
  7. Warm rinse, then a final cold rinse.

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