Textile Processing Chemicals
Supplying chemicals for textile industries is one of the core areas of focus for us at Sicagen. Textile fibers mostly consisting of wool, cotton and silk are natural. Fabric of nylon, viscorse, polyester and acrylic would require manufacturing process. Textile chemical processing is done to improve absorbency by removing the added or natural impurities. The application of Textile Processing Chemicals includes dyeing, bleaching, printing, and finishing the fiber. There are various solutions available some of which are acetic acid is used for dyeing. It’s a corrosive and colourless liquid unlike Citric Acid which is used as a moderating agent for dyeing. It is colourless translucent crystal. Formic Acid is recommended for dyeing of cotton and woollen fabric and similarly Nitric Acid acts as an oxidising agent and is used to manufacture the dyes. Oxalic Acid is used to remove ink stains and bleach straws of hats. It is crystalline solid with water molecules and is colourless. Liquid Ammonia is used to remove grease in dry cleaning. It has a pungent smell, alkaline taste and is colourless. Soda Ash or washing soda is used to soften the water. Caustic Soda is white crystalline solid used to mercerizing cotton. Sodium Silicate is used as a fixing agent for rending the garments as fire proof. Common Salt is also used to exhaust dyeing with reactive and direct dyes. We will deliver wide range of chemical solutions as per the industry demands.