Technological Edge, Jeans Processing : HOWA Corporation

Technological Edge

Jeans Processing

Ever since the stone wash processing technology was developed, we have been continuously revolutionizing various processing techniques.

Main Jeans Processes

One wash

One wash

In this process, starched denim is washed with hot-water to remove the starch. First step in the processing.

Eco Bleaching (Glucose Discoloration)

Eco Bleaching

Heavy image denim converted into bright color by decolorizing it with eco bleaching agent.

Stone Wash

Stone Wash

Bringing out the feeling of an old cloth by washing the denim with water and pumice. It is not only easy to wear, but also widely used in fashion industry.

Garment Dye (Product Dyeing)

Garment Dye (Product Dyeing)

So far it was not considered that dyeing actual colors the product. This process focus on that. Afterwards, a black dye is applied to denim, and core products of HOWA such super-black, double-dye grey, power black etc. are development.

Chemical Wash

Chemical Wash

By using pumice and bleaching agent, feeling of even harder processing is brought out. Because of that, new machine as well as item called pat that changes to pumice from which the sludge comes out were also developed.

Long Stone Wash

Long Stone Wash

Image of an old cloth brought out by stone washing for long time. This led to existing old processing also called used/wash.

Shot Blasting

Shot Blasting

A used feeling is brought out by bleaching after spraying the sand with some manual work.

Whisker Processing

Whisker

It reproduces and it proposes various expressions under the thought process that although the product is new but it is old amidst so-called vintage boom. In addition, the eco-bleach developed as a washing after considering environment friendliness is used.

Shaving Processing

Shaving Processing

It reproduces and it proposes various expressions under the thought process that although the product is new but it is old amidst so-called vintage boom. In addition, the eco-bleach developed as a washing after considering environment friendliness is used.

Laser Processing

Laser Processing

It is a processing method of doing various processing to the fiber cloth by the laser light beam.

Inkjet Processing

Inkjet Processing

Pigments are applied on the cloth with inkjet machine and then they are fastened with thermal treatment after processing.

Air Wash (Ozone Discoloration)

Ozone Discoloration

Processing to generate ozone from air, and to decompose and to bleach dyestuff of jeans by the strong oxidation action.

Videos showing various types of processes

Stone Wash

This video shows how the stone wash is done.

Damage

Shows the outline of damage processing.

Banner

Introduces banner processing.

Whisker

Introduces whisker processing.

Painting

Shows how the painting is done.