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Mildew Stains

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Mildew is one of the most common effects of damp or flooded conditions.

Mildew and mold are from the same family of organisms. The mildew fungus causes staining with an irregular shape. The...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 8/19/2019 10:40:47 AM

Yarn Slippage

Yarn Slippage

Yarn slippage is the actual slipping or shifting of one set of yarns over the yarns in the opposite direction.

Sometimes, this shifting will show up as almost straight lines; in other cases...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 8/12/2019 2:05:16 PM

Drapes That Shrink


A continuing problem over the years is the manufacture of draperies using poorly stabilized fabrics. During a later acceptable cleaning process, the drape shrinks. Usually, these fabrics show no ev...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 8/7/2019 2:12:08 PM

Oily Stains on Printed Garments

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The stain removal procedure for oily stains is one of the easiest to remember. This is true mainly because there are only two stain removal agents used: volatile dry solvent and oily-type paint rem...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 7/29/2019 9:55:41 AM



Q: What are enzymes and how do they remove soils?

A: Enzymes are natural chemical agents that break large molecules of soils into small ...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 7/23/2019 10:19:18 AM

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