Wednesday, 23 June 2021, 3:27 PM
Site: Laundry Stop - Australia
Course: Laundry Stop - Australia (Laundry Stop - Australia)
Glossary: Laundry Practice Glossary
F

Flatwork

Ironing of sheets and tablecloths is called flatwork

Foul

A load containing blood or bloody wastes
G

Galling

A yellowing of white work due to insufficient rinsing

Greying

Describes work that has an even layer of soil over it making it look grey in colour caused by redeposition itn the wash
I

Ironer

A machine used for drying work (garments) in flat form
M

MSDS

MSDS Material Safety Data Sheet is now called a SDS  Safety Data Sheet

P

PH

A chemical shorthand to describe a measure of acidity or alkalinity

Protein

Describes egg white, blood, meat juices etc.
R

Rewash

Returning work to the machine for another wash cycle

Rinse

A step in the wash process