Shade problem in Enzyme with Stone washed of Denim Jeans in washing:
Shade matching in stone washing is a very important technique of Denim Jeans. As a result different garment from same fabric lot will result to different shades although they are processed in same conditions with same chemical recipes.
Chemical quantities, temperature, time and other parameters during process controlled the shade variation. Enzymes and pumic stones are responsible to create paneling effects and white grains on garment.
In modern techniques, enzyme with pumic stone helps to increase the extent of effect. Liquor ratio recommended the quantity of chemicals
Limitation of Enzyme with Stone washed in washing
The quality of the abrasion process is difficult to control in washing.
The more productivity time need for this process.
High labor costs are bearing in this process.
Everything in the washing machines gets abraded, including the metal buttons and rivets on the jeans as well as the drum of the washing machine
Reduces the quality of the products and the life of the equipment, and increases production costs.
Denim need washed several times in order to completely get rid of the stones.
Some time additional quantity of enzyme is used for increasing effect or some time to reduce the run time of batch but this will tend to shift the shade to bluish side. Reason stands for that, that more enzyme will remove more indigo form fabric and back staining will increase.
Also the higher quantity of chemical tends to reduce shade more rapidly without making much effect on panels. Additional quantity will only help where high production is required in less of the time but shade quality is compromise able.
The way of techniques to reduce Enzyme with Stone washed in washing:
To reduce the problem of stone washed with Enzyme, stone-washing of denim is carried out with the aid of enzymes that is stone free enzyme. That enzyme will be given effect as stone free. Here cellulases are used to provide that distressed worn out look to the denim fabric.
It also creates the effect called brilliance. One may also encounter words like deep stone or super stone wash, which are an indication of how long the jeans have been stone-washed. The longer the wash, the lighter the jeans
For best results, minimum quantity of chemical used for maximum time. This will produce intense effect without disturbing the shade of the garment. we can reduce Shade problem in Enzyme with Stone washed of Denim Jeans in washing:
Another option is way to get good results is to add some pumic stone and specially where a grayish look is required.