GaBi Solutions

Extension database XV: Textile finishing

Process nameCountryTypeData source

Acetic acid from methanol (low pressure carbonylation) (Monsanto process)
catalytic reaction of methanol and carbon monoxide;
single route, at plant;
1.05 g/cm3, 605 g/mol

DEaggts

Acid dye
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
on basis of triarylmethane

GLOaggts

Acid dye preparation for printing
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Ammonia (NH3) without CO2 recovery (carbon dioxide emissions to air)
Haber-Bosch process, from natural gas;
production mix, at plant;
0.7714 kg/m3, 17.03 g/mol

ITaggts

Ammonium sulphate (Caprolactam production)
propene ammoxidation;
production mix, at plant;
solid, density: 1,77 g·cm−3, molar mass: 132,14 g·mol−1

DEaggts

Ammonium sulphate mix (by-product)
propene ammoxidation;
production mix, at plant;
solid, density: 1,77 g·cm−3, molar mass: 132,14 g·mol−1

DEaggts

Antifermentative agent
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
on basis of sodium disulfide

GLOaggts

Antifoaming agent (ethoxylate fatty alcohols)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
ethoxylate fatty alcohols

GLOaggts

Antifoaming agent (siliconic emulsion)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
siliconic emulsion

GLOaggts

Antioxidizing agent (sulphonic derivatives based compound)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
sulphonic derivatives based compound

GLOaggts

Antireducing agent (acrylic polymer sodic salt)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
acrylic polymer sodic salt

GLOaggts

Antistatic agent (quaternary ammonium compound)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
quaternary ammonium compound

GLOaggts

Antistatic finishing
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Azoic dye (chromium complex azoic dyestuff)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
chromium complex azoic dyestuff

GLOaggts

Beam washing
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Carrier (fatty acid derivate)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
fatty acid derivate

GLOaggts

Carrier (fatty ester of polyglycolether and modified polyalcohol)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
fatty ester of polyglycolether and modified polyalcohol

GLOaggts

Cationic dye
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
on basis of anthrachione

GLOaggts

Cationic dye preparation for printing
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Composition of fabric

GLOu-sots

Continuous scouring in mezzera
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Continuous scouring in mezzera (silk)
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Continuous scouring in pad-steam
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Cotton fabric
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
Cotton

EU-28aggts

Dark acid dyeing in jigger
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Dark acid dyeing in jigger (mix silk)
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Dark acid dyeing in winch beck
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Dark direct and disperse dyeing in jigger
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Dark direct dyeing in jigger
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Dark direct dyeing in pad-steam
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Dark disperse dyeing in beam
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Dark disperse dyeing in overflow
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Dark disperse dyeing in overflow (PES)
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Dark reactive dyeing in jigger
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Dark reactive dyeing in jigger (cellulose component)
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Desizing in jigger
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Desizing in overflow
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Detergent (fatty acid sulphonate derivate)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
fatty acid sulfonate derivate

GLOaggts

Diesel mix at refinery
from crude oil and bio components;
production mix, at refinery;
10 ppm sulphur, 6.42 wt.% bio components

DEaggts

Direct dyes
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
Direct dyes

GLOaggts

Disperse dye preparation for printing
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Disperse dyes
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
on basis of anthrachione

GLOaggts

Dispersing agent (anionic dispersant and ethoxylate non ionic mixture)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
anionic dispersant and ethoxylate non ionic mixture

GLOaggts

Dispersing agent (ethoxylate fatty alcohols)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
ethoxylate fatty alcohols

GLOaggts

Dispersing agent (unspecific)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
unspecified

GLOaggts

Dispersion agent (mixture of phosphate with polyacrylate)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
mixture of phosphate with polyacrylate

GLOaggts

Electricity grid mix
AC, technology mix;
consumption mix, to consumer;
<1kV

ITaggts

Equalizing agent (ethoxylate amines and benzenesulphonic acid salts)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
ethoxylate amines and benzenesulphonic acid salts

GLOaggts

Equalizing agent (on basis alcohol ethoxylate)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
on basis alcohol ethoxylate

GLOaggts

Equalizing agent (on basis fatty amines and ethoxylates)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
on basis fatty amines and ethoxylates

GLOaggts

Fabric (no upstream processes)

GLOu-sots

Flat-screen printing
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Flax - fabric
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
Flax

EU-28aggts

Hydrochloric acid mix (100%)
technology mix;
consumption mix, to consumer;
100% HCl

DEaggts

Jigger washing
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Jute hessain net
jute cultivation, harvest and processing;
single route, at plant;
less than 10% water content

INaggts

Light acid dyeing in jigger
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Light direct and disperse dyeing in jigger
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Light direct and disperse dyeing in overflow
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Light direct dyeing in jigger
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Light disperse dyeing in beam
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Light disperse dyeing in overflow
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Light disperse dyeing in overflow (PES)
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Light reactive dyeing in jigger
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Light reactive dyeing in jigger (cellulose component)
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Light reactive dyeing in jigger (flax-PES)
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Lubricant (aqueous emulsion of fatty substances)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
aqueous emulsion of fatty substances

GLOaggts

Lubricants at refinery
from crude oil;
production mix, at refinery;
38 MJ/kg net calorific value

EU-28aggts

Medium acid dyeing in jigger
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Medium direct and disperse dyeing in jigger
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Medium direct and disperse dyeing in overflow
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Medium direct dyeing in jigger
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Medium disperse dyeing in overflow
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Medium disperse dyeing in overflow (PES)
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Medium reactive dyeing in jigger
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Natural bamboo fibres
technology mix;
production mix, at producer;
10% H2O

CNaggts

Non-ionic surfactant (ethylene oxid dervatives)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
ethylene oxide dervatives

GLOaggts

Non-ionic surfactant (fatty acid derivate)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
on basis of fatty acid derivatives

GLOaggts

Open width washer washing
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Open width washing after acid dye printing
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Open width washing after disperse dye printing (PES)
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Open width washing after disperse dye printing (silk-acetate)
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Open width washing after reactive dye printing
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Overflow washing
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

pH buffer (ammonium tartrate)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
ammonium tartrate

GLOaggts

pH buffer (lactic acid based)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
lactic acid based

GLOaggts

Polyacrylonitrile (PAN) - fabric
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
PAN

EU-28aggts

Polyamid 6.6 (PA 6.6) fabric
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
PA 6.6

EU-28aggts

Polyester (PET) fabric
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
PET

EU-28aggts

Polyethylene (HDPE/PE-HD) - fabric
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
HDPE/PE-HD

EU-28aggts

Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) granulate secondary ; no metal fraction
from post-consumer plastic waste, via grinding, metal separation, washing, pelletization;
single route, at consumer;
plastic waste without metal fraction, transported to China

CNp-aggts

Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) granulate secondary ; no metal fraction
from post-consumer plastic waste, via grinding, metal separation, washing, pelletization;
single route, at consumer;
plastic waste without metal fraction

EU-28p-aggts

Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) granulate secondary ; no metal fraction ; w/o washing
from industrial plastic waste, via grinding, metal separation, pelletization;
single route, at consumer;
plastic waste without metal fraction and without washing

EU-28p-aggts

Polypropylene (PP) - fabric
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
PP

EU-28aggts

Printing paste preparation
technology mix;
production mix, at producer

ITu-soENEA

Reactive dye preparation for printing
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Reactive dyes
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
on basis of cyanuric chloride

GLOaggts

Reducing agent (detergent and sulphoxilate)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
detergent and sulphoxilate

GLOaggts

Rope washer washing
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Rope washing after acid dye printing
process from textile finishing, clothing industry;
consumption mix, at refinery

ITu-soENEA

Rope washing after cationic dye printing
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Rope washing after disperse dye printing
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Rope washing after reactive dye printing
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Rotary-screen printing
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Scouring in jigger (cellulose fabric)
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Scouring in overflow
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Scouring in overflow (cellulose fabric)
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Scouring with continuous washing in beam
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Scouring with continuous washing in beam (flax-PES)
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Sequestering agent
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
on basis of disperse polymer or polycarboxylic polymer and mixtures

GLOaggts

Sheep wool yarn (from Europe (EU) sheep wool)
via washing and spinning;
production mix, at plant;
sheep grown in EU-27, yarn produced in DE

DEaggts

Soaping agent (acrylic polymer)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
acrylic polymer

GLOaggts

Soaping agent (alkyl-amino-polyglycolic compound)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
alkyl-amino-polyglycolic compound

GLOaggts

Soaping agent (fatty etholxylate amines solution)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
fatty etholxylate amines solution

GLOaggts

Soaping agent (phosphonic acid and foam stabilizers)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
on basis of phosphonic acid and foam stabilizers

GLOaggts

Soaping agent (quaternary ammonium compound solution)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
quaternary ammonium compound solution

GLOaggts

Soaping agent (sodium alkyl-benzenesulphonate)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
sodium alkyl-benzenesulphonate

GLOaggts

Soaping agent (sodium polycarboxylate)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
sodium polycarboxylate

GLOaggts

Soaping in pad-steam
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Soda (Na2CO3)
Solvay process, from carbon dioxide, ammonia and salt;
production mix, at plant;
2.53 g/cm3, 105 g/mol

DEaggts

Sodium chloride (rock salt)
salt mining and leaching;
production mix, at plant;
2.17 g/cm3, 58.44 g/mol

EU-28aggts

Sodium dithionite
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
solid, density: 2,38 g·cm−3, molar mass:174,11 g·mol−1

GLOaggts

Sodium hydroxide (caustic soda) mix (100%)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
100%

ITaggts

Sodium sulphate
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
solid, density: 2.664 g/cm3 (anhydrous), molar mass: 142.04 g/mol (anhydrous)

GLOaggts

Softener (fatty acids amino compounds)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
fatty acids amino compounds

GLOaggts

Softener finishing
technology mix;
production mix, at producer

ITu-soENEA

Solubilizing agent
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
on basis of butyldiglycol

GLOaggts

Stabilising agent
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
on basis of triethanolamine

GLOaggts

Steam conversion (mp)
technology mix;
consumption mix, at plant

GLOu-sots

Steaming
process from textile finishing, clothing industry;
consumption mix, at refinery

ITu-soENEA

Tap water from groundwater
filtration, disinfection, ion removement etc.;
production mix, at plant;
1000 kg/m3, 18 g/mol

DEaggts

Thermal energy from natural gas
technology mix regarding firing and flue gas cleaning;
production mix, at heat plant;
100% efficiency

ITaggts

Thermofixation
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Thickener preparation for acid dye printing
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Thickener preparation for cationic dye printing
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Thickener preparation for disperse dye printing
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Thickener preparation for reactive dye printing
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Thickening agent (polysaccharides derivate)
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
polysaccharides derivate

GLOaggts

Trisodium phosphate
neutralization of phosphoric acid with caustic soda;
single route, at plant;
1.62 g/cm3, 163.94 g/mol

GLOaggts

Truck, Euro 3, up to 7.5t gross weight / 2.7t payload capacity
diesel driven, Euro 3, cargo;
consumption mix;
up to 7.5t gross weight / 2.7t payload capacity

GLOu-sots

Urea (stamicarbon process)
stami carbon process, from ammonia and carbon dioxide;
production mix, at plant;
1.32 g/cm3, 60 g/mol

DEaggts

Viscose fabric
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
Viscose fabric

EU-28aggts

Waste water treatment
treatment of waste water from textile finishing, clothing industry;
consumption mix, at refinery

ITu-soENEA

Water repellent agent
technology mix;
production mix, at plant;
on basis of fatty acids and sodium compounds

GLOaggts

Water softening
technology mix;
production mix, at producer

ITu-soENEA

Waterproof finishing
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Winch beck washing
technology mix

ITu-soENEA

Plans

Process name

Country

Type

Data source

IT: Acetate fabric dyed with dark direct and disperse dyes

LC

IT: Acetate fabric dyed with light direct and disperse dyes

LC

IT: Acetate fabric dyed with medium direct and disperse dyes

LC

IT: Acid dye for printing

LC

IT: Acid dye printing paste

LC

IT: Antistatic finishing

LC

IT: Beam washing

LC

IT: Cationic dye for printing

LC

IT: Cationic dye printing paste

LC

IT: Continuous scouring in mezzera

LC

IT: Continuous scouring in mezzera (silk)

LC

IT: Continuous scouring in pad-steam

LC

IT: Cotton-polyester fabric dyed with dark reactive and disperse dyes

LC

IT: Cotton-polyester fabric dyed with light reactive and disperse dyes

LC

IT: Dark acid dyeing in jigger

LC

IT: Dark acid dyeing in jigger (mix silk)

LC

IT: Dark acid dyeing in winch beck

LC

IT: Dark direct and disperse dyeing in jigger

LC

IT: Dark direct dyeing in jigger

LC

IT: Dark direct dyeing in pad-steam

LC

IT: Dark disperse dyeing in beam

LC

IT: Dark disperse dyeing in overflow

LC

IT: Dark disperse dyeing in overflow (PES)

LC

IT: Dark reactive dyeing in jigger

LC

IT: Dark reactive dyeing in jigger (cellulose component)

LC

IT: Desizing in jigger

LC

IT: Desizing in overflow

LC

IT: Disperse dye for printing

LC

IT: Disperse dye printing paste

LC

IT: Flat-screen printing

LC

IT: Flax fabric dyed with dark reactive dyes

LC

IT: Flax fabric dyed with light reactive dyes

LC

IT: Flax fabric dyed with light reactive dyes with antistatic finishing

LC

IT: Flax-polyester fabric dyed with dark reactive and disperse dyes

LC

IT: Flax-polyester fabric dyed with light reactive and disperse dyes

LC

IT: Jigger washing

LC

IT: Light acid dyeing in jigger

LC

IT: Light direct and disperse dyeing in jigger

LC

IT: Light direct and disperse dyeing in overflow

LC

IT: Light direct dyeing in jigger

LC

IT: Light disperse dyeing in beam

LC

IT: Light disperse dyeing in overflow

LC

IT: Light disperse dyeing in overflow (PES)

LC

IT: Light reactive dyeing in jigger

LC

IT: Light reactive dyeing in jigger (cellulose component)

LC

IT: Light reactive dyeing in jigger (flax-PES)

LC

IT: Medium acid dyeing in jigger

LC

IT: Medium direct and disperse dyeing in jigger

LC

IT: Medium direct and disperse dyeing in overflow

LC

IT: Medium direct dyeing in jigger

LC

IT: Medium disperse dyeing in overflow

LC

IT: Medium disperse dyeing in overflow (PES)

LC

IT: Medium reactive dyeing in jigger

LC

IT: Mix silk fabric dyed with dark acid dyes

LC

IT: Open width washer washing

LC

IT: Open width washing after acid dye printing

LC

IT: Open width washing after disperse dye printing (PES)

LC

IT: Open width washing after disperse dye printing (silk-acetate)

LC

IT: Open width washing after reactive dye printing

LC

IT: Overflow washing

LC

IT: Polyester fabric dyed with dark disperse dyes and printed, flat-screen

LC

IT: Polyester fabric dyed with dark disperse dyes and printed, rotary-screen

LC

IT: Polyester fabric dyed with dark disperse dyes in beam

LC

IT: Polyester fabric dyed with dark disperse dyes in overflow

LC

IT: Polyester fabric dyed with light disperse dyes and printed, flat-screen

LC

IT: Polyester fabric dyed with light disperse dyes and printed, rotary-screen

LC

IT: Polyester fabric dyed with light disperse dyes in beam

LC

IT: Polyester fabric dyed with light disperse dyes in overflow

LC

IT: Polyester fabric dyed with medium disperse dyes in overflow

LC

IT: Printed cotton fabric, flat-screen, open width washing

LC

IT: Printed cotton fabric, flat-screen, rope washing

LC

IT: Printed cotton fabric, rotary-screen, open width washing

LC

IT: Printed cotton fabric, rotary-screen, rope washing

LC

IT: Printed polyacrylate fabric, flat-screen, rope washing

LC

IT: Printed polyacrylate fabric, rotary-screen, rope washing

LC

IT: Printed polyester fabric, flat-screen, open width washing

LC

IT: Printed polyester fabric, flat-screen, rope washing

LC

IT: Printed polyester fabric, rotary-screen, open width washing

LC

IT: Printed polyester fabric, rotary-screen, rope washing

LC

IT: Printed silk or wool fabric, flat-screen, open width washing

LC

IT: Printed silk or wool fabric, flat-screen, rope washing

LC

IT: Printed silk or wool fabric, rotary-screen, open width

LC

IT: Printed silk or wool fabric, rotary-screen, rope washing

LC

IT: Printed silk-acetate fabric, flat-screen, open width washing

LC

IT: Printed silk-acetate fabric, flat-screen, rope washing

LC

IT: Printed silk-acetate fabric, rotary-screen, open width washing

LC

IT: Printed silk-acetate fabric, rotary-screen, rope washing

LC

IT: Printed viscose fabric, flat-screen, open width washing

LC

IT: Printed viscose fabric, flat-screen, rope washing

LC

IT: Printed viscose fabric, rotary-screen, open width washing

LC

IT: Printed viscose fabric, rotary-screen, rope washing

LC

IT: Reactive dye for printing

LC

IT: Reactive dye printing paste

LC

IT: Rope washer washing

LC

IT: Rope washing after acid dye printing

LC

IT: Rope washing after cationic dye printing

LC

IT: Rope washing after disperse dye printing

LC

IT: Rope washing after reactive dye printing

LC

IT: Rotary-screen printing

LC

IT: Scouring in jigger (cellulose fabric)

LC

IT: Scouring in overflow

LC

IT: Scouring in overflow (cellulose fabric)

LC

IT: Scouring with continuous washing in beam

LC

IT: Scouring with continuous washing in beam (flax-PES)

LC

IT: Silk fabric dyed with dark acid dyes and printed, flat-screen

LC

IT: Silk fabric dyed with dark acid dyes and printed, rotary-screen

LC

IT: Silk fabric dyed with dark acid dyes in jigger

LC

IT: Silk fabric dyed with dark acid dyes in winch beck

LC

IT: Silk fabric dyed with dark acid dyes with waterproof finishing

LC

IT: Silk fabric dyed with light acid dyes and printed, flat-screen

LC

IT: Silk fabric dyed with light acid dyes and printed, rotary-screen

LC

IT: Silk fabric dyed with light acid dyes in jigger

LC

IT: Silk fabric dyed with medium acid dyes in jigger

LC

IT: Soaping in pad-steam

LC

IT: Softened water

LC

IT: Softener finishing

LC

IT: Steaming

LC

IT: Synthetic fabric dyed with dark disperse dyes

LC

IT: Synthetic fabric dyed with light direct and disperse dyes

LC

IT: Synthetic fabric dyed with light disperse dyes

LC

IT: Synthetic fabric dyed with medium direct and disperse dyes

LC

IT: Synthetic fabric dyed with medium disperse dyes

LC

IT: Thermofixation (1 kg steam / kg fabric)

LC

IT: Thickener for acid dye printing

LC

IT: Thickener for cationic dye printing

LC

IT: Thickener for disperse dye printing

LC

IT: Thickener for reactive dye printing

LC

IT: Viscose fabric dyed with dark direct dyes and printed, flat-screen

LC

IT: Viscose fabric dyed with dark direct dyes and printed, rotary-screen

LC

IT: Viscose fabric dyed with dark direct dyes in pad-steam

LC

IT: Viscose fabric dyed with light direct dyes and printed, flat-screen

LC

IT: Viscose fabric dyed with light direct dyes and printed, rotary-screen

LC

IT: Viscose or cupro fabric dyed with dark direct dyes

LC

IT: Viscose or cupro fabric dyed with dark reactive dyes

LC

IT: Viscose or cupro fabric dyed with light direct dyes

LC

IT: Viscose or cupro fabric dyed with light reactive dyes

LC

IT: Viscose or cupro fabric dyed with medium direct dyes

LC

IT: Viscose or cupro fabric dyed with medium reactive dyes

LC

IT: Waterproof finishing

LC

IT: Winch beck washing

LC