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Process Flow Chart of Enzyme Wash

Process Flow Chart of Enzyme Washing
Mayedul Islam
Assistant Chemist
Ha-Meem Group, Tongi, Gazipur, Bangladesh
Email: mayedul.islam66@gmail.com





Enzyme wash:
Stone wash sometime referred as enzyme wash is most common in denim wearing. It is a laundering process which uses enzymes to soften and finish fabric; providing jeans and other garments with a worn-in look and feel. The use of enzymes comes with various benefits both economically and environmentally. Enzyme can be used for garment washing as well as fabric washing.
Enzyme washed jeans
Enzyme washed jeans
Enzyme is a bio catalyst. The action of enzyme during enzyme wash, it hydrolysis the cellulose, at first it attacks the having projecting fiber and hydrolyzed them. Them it attacks the yarn portion inside fabric and partly hydrolyzed the yarn portion and fadded affect is produced. Flowchart of enzyme washing is given below.

FLOW CHART OF ENZYME WASH

BATCHING

LOADING

DESIZING (IF NECESSARY)

ENZYME WASH

DECOLORIZATION (IF NECESSARY)

ENZYME NEUTRALIZATION/HOT WASH WITH WATER (FOR KILLING THE ENZYME)

FINISHING/SOFTENING

DRYING