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Bio Polishing

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An enzymatic treatment given to the Cotton and other natural fibers based on cellulose for a smoother and glossier appearance is known as Bio¬Polishing. The treatment is used to remove 'fuzz' - the tiny strands of fiber that protrude from the surface of the yarn. A ball of fuzz is also known as a 'pill'. After Bio-Polishing, the fuzz and pilling are reduced. The benefits of removing fuzz are a softer and smoother handling and superior color brightness.

PacZyme offers a range of cellulases for bio-polishing. Efficient for different types of fiber, fabric type, and equipment.

  1. 1. PAC-PolZyme-AC-L (Acid Bio polishing Enzyme)

  2. 2. PAC-PolZyme-NC-L (Neutral Bio polishing Enzyme)

PAC-PolZyme-AC-L /NC-L are the products for Bio polishing of Cotton Knits and Wovens in the Soft Flow and Wash Wheel process. PAC-PolZyme-AC-L /NC-L are used for biopolishing of cellulosic fabric under acidic/neutral conditions. It partially digests excess and protruding yarns, loosening them from the fabric. The resulting fuzz is then easily removed by mechanical agitation of the fabric. This not only creates a smoother fabric with resistance to pilling but also improves softness, luster, and drape.

Why use PAC-PolZyme-AC-L /NC-L?

- Specific action on protruding fibers only.
- Improves the texture, softness, and appearance of the fabric.
- Wide variety of application processes.
- Eco-friendly & Biodegradable.


Characteristics & Processing Parameters:

Form: Liquid
Color: Light Brown translucent
Operative pH range: 4.0 - 5.5 (Acid Cellulase) / 5.5 - 7.5 (Neutral Cellulase)
Operative Temperature range: 40°C - 60°C
Solubility: Soluble in water



The dosage can be optimized on basis of trials only and depends upon the nature of the fabric, type of process, processing conditions, and desired level of performance efficacy. The recommended dosages however are 0.5 – 2 % (owg) (Operation liquor ratio should be 3:1 to 20:1).


It is recommended to test the compatibility of PAC-PolZyme-AC-L /NC-L with ingredients like wetting agents etc. prior to its use and its applications.

Processing Time

Dependent on the fabric and process types. (Operational range- 25 to 60 min.)


The cellulase enzyme must be inactivated after the desired washed effect is obtained. The enzyme can be inactivated by holding the bath at pH > 9.0 and Temperature > 68°C for 15 minutes.


It is available in 25 KG & 50 KG HDPE Drums.


Cool & dry conditions are recommended. Extended storage or adverse conditions may lead to higher dosage requirements.

Shelf Life

It can be stored in a closed container for up to six months at 25°C or for one year at 5°C, the enzyme activity is not less than 90% of the labeled value.


Enzyme preparation belongs to protein, which may induce sensitization and or cause allergic reactions in sensitive individuals. Prolonged contact may cause minor irritation for the skin, eyes, or mucous membrane of the nose, so any direct contact with the human body should be avoided. If irritation or allergic response for skin or eyes develops, consult a doctor. MSDS is available on request.

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