Stains on fabrics – Metallic pigments
Metallic pigments. To remove a metallic pigment stain, you must first dissolve the resin or cellulose binder that binds the metal powder, and then try it out one by one: liquid for removing stains, alcohol and turpentine. After dissolving the binder, the stain is moistened with gasoline. Stubborn stains are cleaned with a mixture of ethyl acetate and chloroform. Polyvinyl chloride fiber products are treated with ether and a common solvent, possibly with alcohol, but with extreme caution. Acetate fabrics are stained with carbon disulfide. If, however, the pigment binder is a cellulosic compound, make a careful test, using cold alcohol. Most often, however, in these cases the damage to the fabric has already occurred. Except for acetate and polyvinyl chloride fabrics, all other textiles stained with metallic pigments can be stained with acetone, ethyl acetate or amyl acetate.