What are the Types of Garment Wash?

What Kinds of Garment Wash?

What is Garment Wash?

Garments washing or garment wash is done in denim fabrics to produce color fading effect with or without patchiness, seam puckering, hairiness, crinkles, de-pilling, stabilized dimensions and soft hand feel. It is one of the most popular process which is applied in garments to enhance the garments.

For the first time, the concept of garments washing technology was developed by Jack Spencer for the brand Lee. Stone wash was first developed by Francois Giraud and sand blasting process was developed in 1988 by a number of branded companies in Italy.

Garments Washing

Garments Washing

Different Types of Garments Washing:

Primary garment washing are classified into two types, these are-

  1. Dry process or Mechanical process,
  2. Wet process or chemical process.

Above two types of garment wash are discussed in the below:

1. Dry process or Mechanical process:

In this type of garment wash, there are some processes which have done without using any chemical or without using any garment loading washing machine are called Dry process or Mechanical process. Sometimes dry process can be done by using mechanical method.

Various types of dry processes applied in garments washing are mentioned in the below:

  • Sand blasting process,
  • Hand sanding or Hand brushing process,
  • Machine sanding process,
  • Overall wrinkles process,
  • Permanent wrinkle process,
  • Grinding process,
  • Destroy process,
  • Tacking process,
  • P.P spray process,
  • Whiskering process,
  • Curing process,
  • Tearing process,
  • Hand scrapping process.

2. Wet process or Chemical process:

There are some processes in garment washing, which can be done by using chemical and garments loading washing machine are called Wet process or chemical process.

Different types of wet processes applied in garment washing are mentioned in the following:

  • Normal wash or rinse wash,
  • Silicon wash,
  • Pigment wash,
  • Caustic wash,
  • Bleach wash,
  • Enzyme wash,
  • Stone enzyme wash,
  • Acid wash,
  • Stone wash,
  • Tie wash,
  • Super white wash,
  • Tinting,
  • Deep dyeing,
  • Over dyeing.
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Mayedul Islam

Mayedul Islam is working as a Sr. Merchandiser in a reputed Buying House. He has great passion in writing different articles on textile and Garments specially on Merchandising and Garment Washing. Send email:mayedul.islam66@gmail.com

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