Complete Dyeing Process of 100% Cotton Fabric

Last updated on July 18th, 2023 at 11:47 am

Knit fabric dyeing in a winch machine is a standard method used in textile industries to dye knitted fabrics. The winch dyeing machine is a type of dyeing machine that operates by rotating fabric in a dye liquor using a winch mechanism. This method ensures the even distribution of dye and facilitates the dyeing process for knitted fabrics. Here’s a general overview of the 100% cotton knit fabric dyeing process in a winch dyeing machine:

Winch Dyeing Machine

Process flowchart of complete dyeing process of 100% cotton fabric

Fill water

Load fabric

Temperature control 600C

Inject detergent + Sequestering agent + Anti-creasing agent

Run time 10 minute

Caustic dosing 600C X 10’

Increase temperature at 700C

H2O2 dosing

Run time 1100C X 40’

Cooling at 800C

Rinse at 600C for 7 minute

Water drain

Fill water and inject PKK

Temperature 980C and run time 10’

Cooling at 800C

Rinse at 500C for 7 minute

Water drain

Fill water

Inject acetic acid at 550C X 10’ and check pH

Raise temperature at 800C X 10’ and destroy enzyme activity

Rinse for 5 minutes

Water drain

Fill water

Check pH

Temperature 600C

Inject leveling + sequestering agent run time 5’

Inject salt 600C X 20’

Color dosing 600C X 33’

Run time 20 minute

Soda ash dosing for 33’

Check sample after 10, 33 .…… during shade matching

Rinse at 500C for 15’


Fill water

For neutralizing, inject A. acid

Run time 10 minute then rinse for 10 minute


Fill water


A. Acid 550C X 10’

Check PH

Inject softener

Run time 500C X 20’



Fill water

Cold wash

Unload from machine

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He is Abu Sayed, the founder of the blog site Textile Apex. He is a Textile Engineer having eight years plus practical experience in the Textile and Clothing industries. With a deep love for fashion and a keen eye for detail, he combines his creative flair with extensive knowledge to offer insightful and engaging content to his readers.
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