A proper pretreatment of textiles is the basis for even and reproducible results in all subsequent finishing processes, such as dyeing and printing. When pretreating textiles, it is important to remove all interfering and accompanying substances from the fibers.
The area of pretreatment includes, among others, the following process steps:
- Washing and Scouring
- Mercerising, alkalizing, and caustisizing
- Optical brightening
A high degree of whiteness on white fabrics can be achieved by applying the proper bleaching process and the addition of optical brighteners. Even dyeing and even effects in printing, coating, and finishing can be obtained only on suitably prepared, absorbent textiles, which have been cleaned from all interfering substances.
For the textile pretreatment of natural and synthetic fibers we offer the following product groups: