ALQUAT BBA A unique catalyst & desorbing agent designed to greatly accelerate action of chlorine bleach on Indigo. It performs synergistically when used in chlorine bleach processes; enabling substantial reductions in chlorine bleach concentrations, bleach cycle time and/or process temperatures to achieve a given shade.
PROPERTIES: PHYSICAL APPEARANCE : BUFF COLORED POWDER IONIC NATURE : NONIONIC PH OF 1% SOLUTION : 7.5 ± 1 MISCIBILITY : DISPERSIBLE IN WATER COMPATIBILITY : COMPATIBLE WITH NONIONIC, ANIONIC & CATIONIC STABILITY : STABLE ALQUAT BBA
Ensures over 50% reduction in chlorine bleach concentration & also half the reduction in time to achieve the same bleach effects.
The reduction in dosage of Sodium hypochlorite and Processing time results in following benefits.
Reduced fabric damage
Lower localized abrasion and streak marks
Reduced quantities of antichlor and peroxide in subsequent steps
Reduced quantities of objectionable gases and odour in the local environment
Benefits: Substantial reduction in bleach cycle time allowing for improved productivity. Bleaching process at lower temperatures allowing savings in fuel costs & energy costs. Vastly reduced effluent quantities “Ecofriendly” & “environmentally safe”. ALQUAT BBA
ALQUAT BBA Benefits in processing of tencel blends: Tencel is a regenerated cellulosic fibre, advantageously used with cotton to give improved aesthetics and comfort. However tencel is easily damaged while bleaching with Sodium hypochlorite. Alquat BBA reduces the damage to the blended garment due to the reduction in the processing time as well as reduction in the damage due to Sodium hypochlorite solution. It also lowers the excessive fibrillation of tencel, which normally requires a biopolishing operation to be carried out subsequently
Application: It is a highly active chlorine bleach accelerant, & hence small amounts are sufficient to permit a high percentage reduction in chlorine bleach concentration. As a starting point, use 1.0-2.0% . Alquat-BBA & cut the amount of chlorine bleach by half. Other modifications of the bleach cycle, such as time should be made after the initial evaluations. Add the Alquat-BBA to the bath and agitate to uniformly disperse throughout the load prior to addition of the chlorine bleach. Peroxide neutralization may be required if whiter, brighter shades are desired. ALQUAT BBA