Fabritec 5502 Premium is a clear liquid sizing especially formulated for use in the Fabritec system. Fabritec 5502 may be used in perchloroethylene and all petroleum solvents including high flash hydrocarbon solvents.
It is well known that the regular use of sizing in a solvent system replaces the original sizing normally lost in drycleaning, resulting in a "like new" crispness and hand. In addition, garments will be less wrinkled, finishing will be easier with less touch up, garments will hold their press better, and when returned for cleaning, will be easier to spot. Not only will the operator benefit from less time and effort devoted to production, but also his customer will receive a finished garment, which exhibits a noticeable difference,
METHOD I - AUTOMATIC INJECTION
Fabritec 5502 is automatically injected into the final bath at the rate of 1/10 oz. to 1/5 oz. per pound of maximum machine capacity via the Fabritec injector control. This injection method offers the cleaner the safest and surest way to impart the desired level of sizing to each and every load consistensty automatically.
The injection method eliminates potential messy spills, charge caculating errors and the general mess of pouring and measuring a viscous solvent base and product. The injection method does eliminate exposure to the potential irritating effects of solvent vapors.
METHOD I I - SEPARATE SIZING BATH IN THE CLEANING MACHINE
This method is for plants that have an auxiliary tank available on their machine where solvent may be pumped into the washer from this tank and drained and extracted back to the tank. With tullis method, the machine may be programmed to size only those loads desired. Fill the auxiliary tank with enough new or distilled solvent to give an adequate level in the washer. Charge the solvent in the tank with the desired amount of Fabritec 5502; normally 1-2 oz. per gallon. Then:
1. clean and extract garments to be sized in the usual manner,
2. bring up solvent from the sizing tank and agitate 2-3 minutes on bath or milling.
3. drain and extract solvent lightly (1 minute maximum) back to the auxiliary tank, then dry garments in the usual manner.
4. when bath becomes discolored, pump entire tank to the still, refill and recharge the auxiliary tank with Fabritec 5502.
METHOD III - CHARGING THE WORKING SOLVENT
Charge the entire filter-washer system with 1 oz. Fabritec 5502 for every gallon of working solvent in the system. For each gallon of new or distilled solvent added to the system, add 1 oz. 5502.
Make sure the 5502 is in the solution before circulating through the filter. The best method is to pump solvent into the wheel and add the proper amount of sizing through the door. Operate the wheel for 1 minute to agitate and then drop to base tank and circulate solvent through the filter for 5 minutes to distribute the sizing throughout the solvent system. 5502 can also be added to some systems via the button trap.
Note: Safety Data Sheet (SDS) available on request. Call 1-800-543-0406.