Also known as Washing Soda or Sodium Carbonate. Its primary function in the dye kitchen is to raise the pH of everything from an indigo vat to a madder dye bath so that the fiber can more readily attract the dye.
- Alternative Names: Washing Soda, Sodium Carbonate
- Function: pH Adjustment / Dye Fixative
- Form: Crystalline
- Application: Cellulose and Silk
- Typical Use Rate: 15-30% Weight of Fiber
- Source: Refined trona or brine
- Package Size: 1.0 lb.