Synthrapol is a neutral detergent used as a prewash to remove sizings and silk gum, afterwash to remove residual dyes or wetting agent to make wool and other hard to wet fibers receptive to paint and dye.
Size: 6 fl. ounces.
Prewash: To remove sizings, oils and waxes, add 3 TBS Synthrapol + 2 TBS Soda Ash (aka washing soda found in the laundry detergent section of a grocery store) per 8 lb washing machine load. Set on hottest setting. Wash 10 minutes, and rinse thoroughly in warm water.
After Dyeing: Rinse fabric in cold water. Wash 10 minutes in hottest water with 3 TBS Synthrapol per 8 lb washing machine load. Rinse in warm water. Repeat if necessary.
For wool or other hard to wet fibers - add 2 or 3 drops to the dye bath
For painting hard to wet fabrics - add one drop to paint.
For marbling - add one small drop to colors to facilitate spreading on the marbling medium.