RUBFAST-116

RUBFAST-116 | Wet Rubbing Fastness Improver

Product Information

Rubfast-116 is a newly developed rubbing fastness improver for all types of dyed / printed cotton and blends. It is also suitable on Direct, Reactive, Sulphur, Indigo and Pigment dyed / printed fabrics.

Key Features & Benefits
Key Features
Benefits
Excellent improvement in wet rub fastness
Improves by 1.5-2.0 units on direct reactive, sulphur,indigo and pigment dyed fabrics
No adverse effect
Does not affect the original handfeel of the fabric
General Characteristics
Physical appearance
Light yellow to yellow viscous liquid
Ionic nature Nonionic to weakly cationic
pH of 1% solution 4 +/- 1
Miscibility Miscible with water
Compatibility
Compatible with nonionic and cationic products
Stability
Stable to dilute acids and dilute alkalies
Application

Preparation of padding bath with Rubfast-116

  • Take required quantity of Rubfast-116 (30 g/l)
  • To this, gradually add water (pH 5.5-6.4) and make the total volume
  • Mix well to get uniform solution
  • Solution of 30 g/l Rubfast-116 will appear straw white in colour with pH 3.5-3.6

Padding Application :

Pad -> Dry at 130-160 deg.C

Spray Application :

  • Dosage : 30 g/l

Spray --> Dry --> Cure @ 130-160 deg.C, 2-3 min

Note :
1. Fabric to be treated should be free from anionic components.
2. pH of the fabric should be neutral.
3. Absorbency of fabric should be instant. To improve absorbency of all over printed fabric (reactive/pigment), 0.2-0.5 g/l Celldet-R (wetting agent) is to be added in the finishing bath.
4. For garments, it is essential to cure at 150 deg.C after exhaustion
5. Rubfast-116 has limited durability to washing

Precautions

Storage: Store in cool, ventilated shed away from heat and direct sunlight. Storage temperature should not exceed 35 deg C.Close lids firmly to avoid contact with air and moisture.

Shelf Life: 9 months from the date of manufacturing, if stored under controlled conditions.

The above information is given in good faith and is without warranty

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