AQUAFINISH-158 (CONC).

Aquafinish-158 (CONC). | Hydrophilic Macro Silicone

Product Information

Aquafinish-158 (Conc) is a new generation hydrophilic macro polysiloxane which gives extra-ordinary smooth surface touch. It can be applied by exhaust as well by padding method. It is suitable for terry towels, knits and woven fabric. Finishing with Aquafinish-158 (Conc) leads to soft and hydrophilic finish.

Aquafinish-158 (Conc) is shear stable and hence suitable in jets, soft flow and garment washing machines.

Key Features & Benefits
Key Features Benefits
Shear stable
Suitable for jets, soft flow machines, and garment washing machines
Versatile
Extra-ordinary surface smoothness for all types of fabric
General Characteristics
Physical appearance
Pale yellow to yellow transluscent pourable viscous liquid
Ionic nature Nonionic to weakly cationic
pH of 1% solution 5 +/- 1
Miscibility Miscible with water
Stability Stable to dilute acids & dilute alkalies
Compatibility Compatible with cationic and nonionic products
Application 

Padding Process

  • Dosage : 5-15 g/l
  • Pick-up : 65 - 70%
  • Bath pH : 5.0 - 6.0
  • Drying : 130 - 160 deg.C

Exhaust Process

  • Dosage : 0.5-1.5%
  • Bath pH : 5.5-6.0
  • Bath Temp : 30-40 deg.C
  • Time : 20-30 mins.

Note:-pH of the bath should not exceed 6.5 (pH of the bath should be acidic)

Instructions For Dilution 

Procedure to prepare 25% Aquafinish-158 (Conc):

  • Take 42 parts of Aquafinish-158 (Conc) in a stainless steel vessel
  • To this add 58 parts of DM water
  • Stir at 2000-2500 rpm till a homogenous product is obtained.
  • Adjust the product pH 5.0 +/- 0.5 with dilute acetic acid if required.
  • Undissolved particles if any can be filtered off.

Preservation: It is recommended to add 0.1% Bronopol (2-Bromo,2-nitropropane, 1,3-diol) or Methyl Paraben (methyl para-hydroxybenzoate) as an antimicrobial agent to avoid fungal/microbial growth.

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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