ECOFLUID-4730

Ecofluid-4730 | Silicone Fluids

Product Information

Ecofluid-4730 is a low viscosity diamino silicone fluid. Ecofluid-4730 can be easily emulsified to a stable micro emulsion. Ecofluid-4730 emulsion imparts excellent durable silky softness to all types of fibre. Being a reactive fluid, the emulsion has good affinity to fabrics.

Key Features & Benefits
Key Features Benefits
Non yellowing/ No shade change
Can be applied on whites and dyed substrates
Multi-functional
Imparts softness, Improves sewability, Reduces abrasion loss
General Characteristics
Physical appearance
Colourless viscous fluid
Specific Gravity at 25 deg.C
0.98 +/- 0.02
Refractive index
1.403 - 1.409
Application

Padding process

  • Dosage : 15-20 g/l (30% emulsion)
  • Pick-up : 65-70%
  • Bath pH : 5.0-6.0
  • Drying and Curing : 130-160 deg.C

Exhaust Process in winch or garment machine:

  • Dosage : 1.5-2% (30% emulsion)
  • Bath pH : 5.0-6.0
  • Bath Temp : 30-40 deg.C
  • Time : 20-30 mins.

Instructions For Dilution

Emulsification :

It can be easily emulsified into a stable micro emulsion by medium to high shear force mixer.

Typical formulation for micro-emulsion


Weight parts
Ecofluid-4730 17.0
* NP 4.5 mole
6.5
* NP 6.5 mole
6.5
Water-1
15.0
Water-2 20.0
Acetic acid
0.3-0.4
Water-3
35.0
Butyl di-glycol
1-2% (co-surfactant, if necessary)
* Nonyl phenol

Method :

  • Take Ecofluid-4730 & surfactants in an SS vessel and stir for 20-25 mins
  • Add water-1 gradually under constant stirring and stir for 30 mins.
  • Add water-2 and stir for 20 mins.
  • Add water-3 and acetic acid; mix and stir for further 10-15 mins.
  • Add 1-2% co-surfactant if necessary
  • Testing.

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 : 8 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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