SAREX-408

Sarex-408 | Hydrophobic Macro Silicone Softener

Product Information

Sarex-408 is an economical macro silicone softener for finishing of cotton, polyester and their blends. Sarex-408 imparts excellent softeness on treated substrates. Sarex-408 is non-yellowing, hence suitable for whites as well as for dyed fabrics. Sarex-408 is suitable by pad and by exhaust in garment drum machine.

Key Features & Benefits
Key Features Benefits
Concentrated
Economical and easily dilutable
Non-yellowing
Suitable for whites as well as for pastel shades
General Characteristics
Physical appearance
Straw white to white viscous liquid
Ionic nature Nonionic
pH of 1% solution 5 +/- 1
Miscibility Miscible with water
Compatibility
Compatible with cationic, anionic and nonionic products
Stability
Stable to dilute acids and dilute alkalies
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 : 5.0-6.0
  • Bath Temp. : 30-40 deg.C
  • Time : 20-30 mins.

*Dosage recommended are based on the concentrated products strength.

Dosages of diluted product to be calculated on the basis of solid content.

Note:

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

Instructions For Dilution

Procedure to prepare 25% diluted product of 50% Sarex-408

  • Take 55 parts of Sarex-408
  • To this, add 45 parts of DM water with constant stirring
  • Stir at 200-300 rpm for 15-20 min using paddle stirrer to obtain homogenous liquid.

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

Note:

If separation (white translucent layer at the top) observed in product, stir well and use.

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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