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What are the different chemicals used in dry cleaning process ?

Updated: Sep 14, 2019

How do you wash your clothes? It is either dry cleaning or wet cleaning. Wet cleaning uses water for cleaning and dry cleaning does NOT uses water. But then the question is what is used in dry cleaning process? So to clean clothes there are different chemicals which are used in dry cleaning process.




Here’s a list for you :

Hydrocarbons

It is a mild petroleum based solvent which is combustible. This chemical is effective in getting rid of any dirt or stains and does not cause any harm to clothes.

Tetrachloroethylene / Perchloroethylene

It is commonly known as PERC and has a strong and sweet odour. It is colourless and non flammable chemical solvent.

Glycol ether

It is a more effective as compared to PERC and is environmental friendly.

Liquid Silicone

Liquid silicone, also known as decamethylcyclopentasiloxane or D5, is very gentle on clothes and is considerably more environment-friendly than other chemicals. Using this chemical doesn’t cause any colour loss, but it is double the cost compared to all the other chemicals. Therefore, it is not a common type of chemical used by dry cleaning houses.

Liquid Carbon Dioxide

According to people working in the dry cleaning industry, this chemical has a very low cleaning ability. Along with this, expensive machinery is needed for cleaning clothes using liquid carbon dioxide. Hence, it is not a common type of chemical used by dry cleaners.

So here you are : apprised, informed and aware of different types of chemicals your garments are treated with, you can ask your local dry cleaners about the effect these chemicals will have on the fabric of your clothing. Are you looking for a cost-effective and an environment-friendly dry cleaning? Oneclickclean is the name. Log in today and fill your details, we will get back to you.

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