SARALINK-ULF

Saralink-ULF | Ulta-Low Formaldehyde Resin

Product Information

Saralink-ULF is low-temperature curing and ultra-low formaldehyde cross-linking agent for cotton and polyester / cellulosic blends to impart durable press finish with very low free formaldehyde. It can also apply at high temperature. It meets the Oekotex requirement. With Saralink-ULF, DP rating of 3.5can is obtained depending on recipe and process. Saralink-ULF is also suitable for DP finishing of garments by spraying or soaking technique.

Key Features & Benefits
Key Features Benefits
Ultra low formaldehyde
Suitable for outerwear to meet Oekotex requirement
Efficient cross-linking
DP rating 3+ can be obtained depending on the recipe
General Characteristics
Physical appearance
Colourless to pale yellow clear liquid
Ionic nature Nonionic
pH of 1% solution 4 +/- 1
Miscibility Miscible with water
Stability Stable to dilute acids and dilute alkalies
Compatibility Compatible with cationic, anionic and nonionic products
Application

I. PADDING PROCESS (Durable press finish)

  • Pick-up : 65-70%
  • Bath pH : 5.0-6.0
  • Low temp.curing : 125-135 deg.C, 4-5 mins
  • High temp.curing : 150-160 deg.C, 3-4 mins
  • Shock curing : 170-180 deg.C, 30-45 mins

Suggested Recipe

1. 100% Cotton Shirting & Cotton B/W

  • Saralink-ULF : 60-120 g/l
  • MgCl2 : 12-25 g/l
  • Citric acid : 0.3 g/l
  • Megatouch : 5-15 g/l
  • Macrosoft-W : 5-15 g/l
  • Saralube-2975 : 20-30 g/l

2. Polyester / Cellulosic blends

  • Saralink-ULF : 40-60 g/l
  • MgCl2 : 8-12 g/l
  • Citric acid : 0.3 g/l
  • Sarasoft-1371 : 10-15 g/l
  • Macrosoft-W : 10-15 g/l
  • Saralube-2975 : 10-20 g/l

II. EXHAUST PROCESS

  • Bath pH : 4.5-5.0
  • Bath Temp : Room temperature
  • Time : 10-30 mins.
  • Hydroextract : Tumble dry
  • Drying : 125-160 deg.C, 3-5 mins.

Suggested Recipe

1. Wrinkle-free treatment of garments

  • Saralink-ULF : 6-12 %
  • Saralube-2975 : 2-3%
  • Garfinish-GRU : 1-2%
  • MgCl2 : 1.2-2.4%
  • Citric acid : 0.3%
  • Sarawet-NF : 1-2 g/l

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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